Machine Tools – What Are You Using?

Mechanical tools and sophisticated machinery have revolutionised the manufacturing industry in recent years. Exponentially increasing the capabilities and quality that can be offered by manufacturing services, and also freeing up thousands of man-hours, it’s fair to say that the modern manufacturing industry couldn’t do what it does without a mechanical helping hand. But did you… Continue Reading …

World Record Breaking Springs

Here at Airedale Springs, we’ve been specialist spring manufacturers for a long time now, and we’ve seen some fairly imaginative uses for springs over the years. It’s easy to miss the importance of these little devices, which is why we’ve often spoken about the vital role they can play in areas like architecture. Today we… Continue Reading …

How to Become an Engineer

Engineering is a fascinating and rewarding career, one that can affect everybody’s daily life by helping to create solutions to everyday problems, improve technology and much, much more. Everything we produce, from torsion springs to wire forms, has required the services of an engineer many times along the way to perfect its design. In the… Continue Reading …

Springs in Architecture

Springs are usually one of those invaluable components that only become conspicuous by their absence, and while they are performing their designated jobs there is very little reason to spare them much thought. One area that you might not have considered the worth of springs within is the science of architecture, but actually springs are… Continue Reading …

How Springs Revolutionised Bicycles

Yorkshire was privileged this year to host “The Tour de France Grand Depart”. The two stages from Leeds to Harrogate via the Yorkshire Dales and York to Sheffield via the Pennines were a great advert for Yorkshire showing the beauty of region to the world. On Sunday 6th July after much preparation and anticipation the… Continue Reading …

Inventor profile: Henry Maudslay

Here at Airedale Springs we are proud of the incredible work that we able to undertake as one of the country’s leading spring manufacturers. We know that the capabilities we have today did not simply appear out of the blue and the road towards this incredible technical age was paved by a long list of… Continue Reading …

Spring and wire form trends of 2014

With the world of technology constantly changing and developing it is vital that industries adapt to these changes in order to ensure that they are effectively meeting customer needs. The world of springs is no different and the onus is on manufacturers to make sure that they are aware of recent developments and trends. As… Continue Reading …

Surprising Places to Find Springs

Every day, springs are all around us – more than you might think. You might be aware of the springs in your mattress, in your biro and in your watch, but some of their uses might surprise you. Foundations Many of the world’s largest cities sit in earthquake-prone areas, including San Francisco, Istanbul, Mexico City… Continue Reading …