Greatest Feats of British Engineering

Welcome to the first of a series of blogs featuring some feats of British civil engineering that we find to be particularly impressive. Great Feats of British Engineering – The Channel Tunnel The first of our blogs covering great British engineering projects actually concerns a construction effort that was a collaboration between British and French… Continue Reading …

How Technology is Increasing Mobility

Springs are a mainstay component in almost every technological advancement you can possibly think of, especially those that rely upon some form of mechanism or mechanical system, and it’s fair to say that such technologies are achieving some really impressive results in the world. The area of helping to increase the mobility of disabled persons… Continue Reading …

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 …

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 …