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What Are Garter Springs and Why Are They So Important?

Springs can be found in more everyday objects than you may think, from clocks and clothespins to vehicles and toys. With the incredible variety of objects out there, it stands to reason that an equally incredible number of springs would … Continue reading

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The Importance of Bespoke Design

At Airedale Springs, we specialise in working alongside our clients to design and produce the perfect spring or wire form for their project. This means that we often create bespoke designs, sometimes after many hours of designing and refining to … Continue reading

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What Are the Most Common Uses of Wire Forms?

Wire forms come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, each playing different roles in tools. Wire forms are wires that have been bent into specific shapes, often to fulfil a particular purpose. One commonly recognized wire form is a … Continue reading

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The Future of Manufacturing

The world of manufacturing is constantly evolving. We have seen a great deal of change in the industry over the past few years as materials and technologies are developed and improved. So, what is going to shape the way in … Continue reading

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Different Applications That Use Torsion Springs

Torsion springs are a type of helical metal spring that stores mechanical energy when twisted. Once twisted, the spring exerts proportional force to the amount that’s being applied, but in the opposite direction. This force twists the coils tighter, in … Continue reading

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Compression vs Torsion Springs

Knowing the difference between springs can help you choose the right one for your project! Here at Airedale Springs, we have many years of experience and knowledge with spring designing and manufacturing so, should you need guidance, we can tell … Continue reading

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Ancient Engineering in Modern Times

The Roman Empire is famous for numerous different reasons, but the way their fantastic feats of engineering are still harnessed to this very day could make this their most successful legacy. The same could be said for other ancient civilisations; … Continue reading

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Choosing the Right Materials for Springs

Springs are used in many more items than you may think, from writing pens to wristwatches, springs are everywhere. Types of springs are almost as varied as their uses, and the same is true of the materials that springs are … Continue reading

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Nobel Prize Winners & Their Importance

Engineering has changed over time. In the world of engineering and technology, there is an abundance of critically important people; who without them, the industry would not be the same. Awards highlight dedication and give recognition to the contribution they … Continue reading

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The Development of the Aerospace Industry

The aerospace industry is one of the most dynamic and ever-changing industries in the UK – and one of the many industries that require springs. It contributes to a significant proportion of the UK economy, and it employs more than … Continue reading

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