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 …

Women in Engineering

Women have always been typically underrepresented in the UK engineering sector, and, in light of the current difficulties surrounding British engineering, there is an increasingly coordinated initiative to try and change this situation. As family-owned spring manufacturers, we fully support the notion that women can play a vital role in the engineering industry, but we… Continue Reading …