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 …

A Brief Guide to Extension Springs

Tension springs are one of the most widely known springs types in circulation, along with the compression spring, but many people still don’t understands quite what makes these springs different, and also where they are used. Springs are, after all, fairly ubiquitous in society, so you might be forgiven for taking them for granted. Here… Continue Reading …

Engineering Britain’s Future

British engineering is some of the best in the world and we have a proud tradition of providing intelligent engineering solutions to some of the most complex problems. The news for British engineering has been very positive over the last few months as the UK economy has continued to improve. Here at Airedale Springs we… Continue Reading …

Springs: The Essentials

Springs are an important part of our everyday life, often taken for granted as they are commonly hidden from view. Products that use springs in their operation such as switches, valves, bed matrices etc. would not work or be very uncomfortable without them. Although providing a vital function we rarely give a second thought as… Continue Reading …