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Airedale Springs Up for Business Growth Award!

The Engineering Employer’s Federation, also known as the EEF, is a British organisation that focuses on helping, aiding, and recognising manufacturing, engineering, and technology-based businesses across the UK. The EEF provides said businesses with advice, guidance, and support in important … Continue reading

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The Airedale Springs Wire Form Christmas Tree

Alfie has been an apprentice here at Airedale Springs for two years. We believe strongly in promoting engineering skills in young people, and we particularly invest in local talent from around where we are based. Living in Oakworth, Alfie stood … Continue reading

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Your Engineering Degree: What Can You Do?

There are a variety of different engineering courses out there, and for many students, it can be overwhelming when it comes to thinking about what they will do with their degree once they graduate. Many don’t realise just how broad … Continue reading

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Springs in Robotics

Every component in robot manufacturing is vital for the proper functioning of the machine, especially regarding its movements. Springs are at the core of robotic movement, and essential for smooth and human-like mobility. Modern advancements due to countries like Japan … Continue reading

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Spotlight on: Wooden Springs

Springs have been around for hundreds of years; they are used in nearly every day activity that we complete and they make our lives a lot easier. If we lived in a world where there weren’t any springs or other … Continue reading

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Is Equality Still a Problem in Engineering?

Recent reports have revealed that women are still losing out to men when it comes to engineering jobs in Britain, especially when compared to the rest of Europe. It’s believed that women make up less than 22% of British engineering … Continue reading

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Engineering Excellence – The Tools of a Paralympian

Last month, we all enjoyed watching the amazing Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, especially considering that Great Britain performed exceptionally well. It’s safe to say that part of the reason for why the GB Paralympians gained so many medals, besides being … Continue reading

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Happy Cat Day – Biomimicry in Practise

Humans have drawn inspiration from nature for millennia; industries benefit from applying similar concepts to their products, ensuring a streamlined result. Biomimicry provides sustainable solutions to every day challenges through imitating nature’s strategies. As the 26th of October is Cat … Continue reading

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The Importance of Collaboration

Collaboration is defined as working together in order to achieve a common goal. Collaborative engineering is a response to the increase in the complexity of engineering systems. Their intricacy demands teamwork from more than a design team; technical proficiency from … Continue reading

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A Summer’s Day Without Springs

Springs are excellent devices that can store a lot of mechanical energy. Because of this, they are used in nearly every mechanical device. This is because they are incredibly durable and efficient in transferring energy. You will genuinely be surprised … Continue reading

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