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.

The Importance of Custom Spring Design

As spring manufacturers, we produce a vast selection of springs and wireforms, including those not found in a standard catalogue. Custom spring design allows us to meet the specific needs of our customers, who may require a small quantity of springs (or even just one), be it to replace a malfunctioning component or for a… Continue Reading …

What Affects the Longevity of a Spring?

At Airedale Springs, we’re always concerned about the quality of our products and ensure that any spring or wireform we create is manufactured to the highest of standards – and capable of meeting the strictest demands of our clients’ industries. Everything has a finite lifespan, and this includes springs, no matter how high a quality… Continue Reading …

Brompton: Wheels for Heroes

Airedale Springs work with a wide range of industries and sectors, providing springs and wireforms to many businesses and companies. One of those is Brompton. The brand’s history dates back to 1975, when its inventor and founder, Andrew Ritchie, created prototypes of Brompton bicycles from his bedroom. Nowadays, these bikes are hand brazed at Brompton’s… Continue Reading …