Lessons Manufacturers Learned from 2020

With the New Year just around the corner, we would like to reflect on the past twelve months. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 2020 was a year full of unique challenges, especially for manufacturers around the world. However, it’s important to take stock of all the lessons this challenging year has taught us in order… Continue Reading …

What is CNC Wire Forming?

Wire forming is key to what we do here at Airedale Springs, and we’re proud to have a large knowledgeable team capable of creating a huge range of products. In order to manufacture the exact designs required by our clients – which we make sure meet their industry requirements – we use only the latest… Continue Reading …

How Can Manufacturers Keep Costs Down?

Due to the pandemic, many manufacturing businesses are struggling or looking to save money. UK manufacturing appears to be improving as a whole, but companies must do their best to ensure they’re not left behind. As spring manufacturers, we’re taking a look at how you can cut costs while maintaining the same levels of quality… Continue Reading …

Airedale Springs Continue Helping the Medical Sector

Because we’re still in the midst of a global pandemic, Airedale Springs continue to help those in the medical industry as much as possible. As compression spring manufacturers, we’ve been fulfilling orders for many different sectors, even as we’re still operating with minimal staff, so we’re more than capable of manufacturing urgent orders if needed.

Springs in the Medical Sector

Springs are not a new invention. They’ve been used for many different applications for centuries, from mechanical parts to modern technology – and, of course, springs are also a crucial element of the medical sector. They’re found in everything from hospital beds to life-saving pieces of equipment, such as ventilators.

Non-Ferrous Materials in Spring Manufacturing

Non-ferrous metals and alloys are called so because they lack the iron content that ferrous materials have. Choosing the right materials for springs is critical, since they will impact the quality and longevity of the final product. At Airedale Springs, we work with both ferrous and non-ferrous metals, which are used in different situations.