29" Series 500 Spiral Balance

Product Code: S500-29

Product Description
This is a Series 500 spiral balance, a popular balance that is used in both wood and aluminum non-tilt windows. It moderates the operation of your window sash to allow the window to stay open when raised.
  • This balance has a 29 long metal tube with an internal rod that measures 29-1/2" in length.
  • The strength you need should be indicated as a color tip at the end of your old metal tube. If you do not see a color tip weigh your sash on a scale and refer to the chart below.
  • The tube measures 9/16" in diameter but it is considered 5/8" in the trade and houses an internal spiral rod with cross-piece.
  • Can work for either the left or right side of the window interchangeably.
  • Spiral window balances come fully lubricated and ready to be charged.
  • Color Tip Sash Weight Range
    Red 7 to 29 lbs
    Blue 12 to 31 lbs
    Black 31 to 40 lbs
    *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.
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Customer Questions & Answers
Discussion # Of Replies Last Post Date
Tips on How to adjust a spiral balance, non-tilt window 3 Jun 11, 2018
Balance does not come down all the wayThis discussion includes image(s). 4 May 14, 2019
Custom balance 2 Mar 6, 2019
Series 500 spiral BalanceThis discussion includes image(s). 2 Aug 28, 2018
Spiral balance with bracketThis discussion includes image(s). 2 Jun 19, 2018
existing lower (29") & upper (27") sash spiral balance hardware - to be replacedThis discussion includes image(s). 2 May 10, 2018
New Spiral balances for Wood WindowThis discussion includes image(s). 2 Mar 2, 2018
spiral available as part for sale ?This discussion includes image(s). 4 Feb 12, 2018
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