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I have a pair of very strong torsion springs...
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I have a pair of very strong torsion springs that I could probably only get 1 turn out of, they are about 1" diameter.
I also have a "rope" (for the sake of simplicity) that I need to move 3 feet with a little bit of spring assist.
Is there any simple way to turn high torque low movement action into high movement low torque action when dealing with springs?

What I am thinking of doing is in essence a miniature garage door, but I think garage door torsion springs spool a lot more times than once, don't they?
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Put the spring on a rod that will be secured at both ends. Secure one end of the spring to something solid to keep it from rotating, and secure the other to a wheel that turns on the rod. Size the wheel such that it gives you the torque and movement that you want. Secure the rope to the wheel.
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I've only seen industrial doors being worked on . But if you look at your garage door spring you'll see it has paint on it probably in a corkscrew fashion. Before its tensioned that paint is in a single straight line along the entire coil. They'd count their quarter turns and usually it be around 40 or more. So roughly 10 or more full rotations.

Just something I picked up driving the gdoor guy around on an order selector. But we're also talking like 30x30 doors.

>TFW one of the springs snaps when you're driving through the door and door comes crashing down on top of the forklift cage. Make it rain tempered glass.
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