Belleville springs have many inherent advantages over regular coil springs used in machinery and components. Belleville International explains the differences between these types of springs.
Belleville washers and springs are used by a variety of industries, from steel production to construction. These washers are similar to those usually used with bolts but have a distinct conical shape which increases their stability. In addition to use in a few standard applications, bellevilles are used in a variety of interesting, lesser-known ways.