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 …

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.

Springs in the Electronics Sector

Springs are all around us. No matter where you are or the object you’re using, it’s likely you’re surrounded by springs. On your mobile phone? Doing laundry? Changing the channel on your remote control? Springs and wire forms are key components in electrical items, and, without them, we wouldn’t be able to have the technology… Continue Reading …

Creating a Greener Automotive Industry

Sustainability is an important issue in manufacturing and all its sectors, including automotive. While this industry is not renowned for being the most sustainable, there are many current and upcoming measures that the UK – as well as the rest of the world – are taking to reduce its carbon footprint.

Choosing the Best Materials for Springs

Springs are everywhere. They are used in a variety of industries, from engineering and automotive to aerospace and retail, and the different types of springs that can be manufactured are almost as diverse as their uses – the same is true of the materials that springs are made of.

Digital Transformation in UK Manufacturing

The subject of digital transformation has become increasingly more important in the past few years. The UK manufacturing industry can benefit greatly from advanced technology, as it can lead to a boost in productivity and to a reduction in time to market, for instance.