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.016" Thick Blue Carbon Steel Back Spring

.016" Thick Blue Carbon Steel Back Spring

SKU: TAT-1013

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.016" Thick Flat Tattoo Back Spring Made of Blue Carbon Steel

Each of these Precision brand tattoo back springs is made from .016"-thick blue carbon steel. The innovative design controls where the spring flexes within a working armature assembly. Both ends are pronged to allow you to easily insert this back spring into your conventional armature assembly and mount it to your tattoo machine frame.

Our Precision .016" thick blue carbon steel tattoo back springs are sold flat to ensure there's no loss of temper in the steel, so you'll get perfect springs every time.


  • Material: Blue Carbon Steel
  • Spring Thickness: 0.016" (0.4mm)
  • Pronged Ends Allow for Easy Installation
  • Back Spring Ships Flat
  • Price Per 1 Tattoo Back Spring

Related Information:

Learn how to insert front and rear/main springs into an armature assembly, what combinations of front and back spring weights to use for different effects and more in our How Coil Tattoo Machine Springs Work article. You can also scroll through the alternate product images above to see our Tips on Tattoo Coil Machine Spring Set-up graphic, or you can view a downloadable PDF version of the springs tip sheet to reference when choosing the best front and back spring size combinations for lining versus shading tattooing work.

Product Weight: 0.0028 lb

Size Table

Standard Body Jewelry Measurements

The following webchart is a quick reference guide for standard body jewelry measurements and how to measure basic body jewelry. Please print this webchart to help measure your body jewelry accurately.

Standar Body Jewelry MeasurementsJPG (300 KB)

Visit our PainfulPleasures Infocenter for additional body jewelry information. There, you will find detailed articles on standard body jewelry sizes, how to measure body jewelry, basic body jewelry, and more.

Standard Body Jewelry Threading

Ensure compatibility between standard (non-custom) PainfulPleasures body jewelry parts using the tables below. More information on threading, including custom thread patterns, can be found in our Threading Infocenter article.

Internally threaded jewelry has a threaded post on the top and/or end, which is then inserted into a threaded hole in the barbell shaft.

Internal Thread Patterns by Gauge


18g, 16g

14g, 12g


Internal Thread Pattern

0.8mm or 0.9mm



Externally threaded jewelry has a threaded post on the barbell shaft, which is then inserted into a threaded hole in the top and/or end.

External Thread Patterns by Gauge


18g, 16g

14g, 12g, 10g

External Thread Pattern



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