Constant Force spring install suggestions

We have the SH31U60 constant force springs from Vulcan spring for our robot this year. With 40 lbf for these springs, they could definitely give a nasty papercut. What have teams done to be able to safely install these springs on a robot?

Gloves are great for non spinning equipment

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I’ll second glove use. Since you’re obviously aware of the risk, please also consider how exposed they are on the robot and how you may guard them to protect people from getting “nasty paper cuts” once they’ve been installed!

We had i think those exact springs on our bot for our first event last year. We never put anything on them but we were going to use electrical tape over the edges if we kept them but since they actually hampered our performance we removed them