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.020" Thick Tapered Blue Carbon Steel Back Spring

.020" Thick Tapered Blue Carbon Steel Back Spring

SKU: TAT-1020

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Precision .020"-Thick Tapered Blue Carbon Steel Tattoo Back Spring

This tapered Precision brand back spring for coil tattoo machines is made from .020"-thick blue carbon steel and has pronged ends that allow for easy installation and removal. Its innovative design controls where the spring flexes within a working armature assembly. Use these .020"-thick tapered steel tattoo back springs with any conventional armature bar.

Our Precision .020" thick tapered blue carbon steel tattoo back springs are sold flat to ensure that there's no loss of temper in the steel, yielding perfect springs every time.


  • Material: Blue Carbon Steel
  • Spring Thickness: 0.020" (~0.51mm)
  • 2-Pronged Ends Allow for Easy Installation
  • Tapered Back Spring Ships Flat
  • Price Per 1 Tattoo Back Spring

Related Information:

Learn how to insert front and main springs into an armature assembly, what combinations of front and back spring weights to use to achieve different effects and more in our How Coil Tattoo Machine Springs Work article. You can also scroll through the alternate product images above to view our Tips on Tattoo Coil Machine Spring Set-up or download a PDF version of the file that you can reference when you want to pair the best front and back spring sizes for lining tattoo work vs. shading tattoo work.

Product Weight: 0.0039 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.

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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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