Springs in the Marine Sector

Here at Airedale Springs, we manufacture springs for a wide variety of industries. The spring is an integral part of modern engineering, and you’ll find them everywhere, but it is not a one-size-fits-all situation. Different industries require different springs made from materials that suit unique environments. Springs must possess the suitable properties for the job… Continue Reading …

Spring Materials: Stainless Steel

As experienced spring manufacturers, there are many different factors that we must take into account to ensure that our spring materials are suitable for each product. One of these considerations is the material they’re made from. When we manufacture our high-quality springs, we regularly work with a range of metals and alloys, including stainless steel…. Continue Reading …

Spotlight On: Wafios FMU 16

One of the most important things for Airedale Springs is ensuring we can meet our clients’ demands. As spring manufacturers, we’re always looking to innovate and ensure that you receive the right products for your project. To achieve this, we regularly invest in our range of CNC coiling and wire forming machinery, which you can… Continue Reading …

Top Ways Automation Can Save You Money

Keeping costs down is important for manufacturing businesses, and we know this all too well as spring manufacturers. A great way to achieve this is by investing in automation, which can take many forms. Perhaps you’re looking to install an automatic assembly machine or buy CNC equipment to create wire forms and springs – automation… Continue Reading …

Why Manufacturers Should Become Leaner (and How)

Businesses must maintain high productivity and efficiency at all times while producing high-quality products that turn a profit. As spring manufacturers, we understand this is a lot to juggle and prioritise and can quickly become unmanageable for many small businesses. Lean manufacturing is designed to eliminate waste within the system without compromising the quality of… Continue Reading …

The Importance of Upskilling Staff

Upskilling a team is always a good decision, as it helps staff to stay up to date with the latest developments in the industry and to learn new skills that allow them to keep up with the current manufacturing landscape. Even without issues like Brexit and the pandemic, there’s still a skills gap in the… Continue Reading …

Spring Materials Used in the Electronics Sector

We’ve already written about the importance of choosing the right materials for springs, but now we’re focusing specifically on the electronics sector. Not all materials are right for electronics – for example, strength, conductivity, resistance to heat and resistance to corrosion are crucial in the sector – so this needs to be taken into account.