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23" Series 500 Spiral Balance

Product Code: S500-23

23" Series 500 Spiral Balance
Main product image of the S500-23 23" Series 500 Spiral Balance
View of the S500 spiral balance with the tip slid all the way into the tube.
How to identify a replacement spiral balance
Quantity Price
1-11 $7.45
12-49 $6.71
50-99 $5.96
100-199 $5.59
200-399 $4.92
400+ $4.54
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red tip red tip
Product Description
Series 500 spiral tube sash balance with cross piece for a non-tilt window. The tube measures 23" in length with an internal rod that measures 23-1/2" in length. The tube diameter will actually measure 9/16" but it is considered 5/8" in the trade. Spiral window balances come fully lubricated and ready to be charged.
Color Tip Sash Weight Range
Red 7 to 29 lb
Blue 12 to 31 lb
*This information is based on 2 balances per sash. Balances are designed assuming friction in the jamb weather-strip will carry a portion of the sash weight. Suggested sash weights are approximate.
Good Idea!
Balances are sold individually, however, it is a good idea to replace both window balances at the same time. Pairing a new balance with an old one would cause the new balance to wear out faster.
Helpful Tip!
You should choose the color tip that matches the color tip of the balances you are replacing. If you do not see the tip color available in 'options' or you are unsure of which color to choose: ask our experts for help.
Customer Questions & Comments
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spiral balances marked with number 2. This discussion includes image(s). 4 Sep 23, 2016
23" White Tip Spiral BalancesThis discussion includes image(s). 0 Sep 21, 2016
What screws to use for my wood window balance 0 Sep 1, 2016
Older type of spiral balanceThis discussion includes image(s). 2 Jul 6, 2016
Balance clip for 1990s non-tilt, non-removeable sash windowsThis discussion includes image(s). 6 Apr 26, 2016
Replacing window balancersThis discussion includes image(s). 8 Apr 11, 2016
tip color for balanceThis discussion includes image(s). 2 Aug 6, 2015
Spiral Balances PartsThis discussion includes image(s). 5 Jul 17, 2015
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