The Secrets Behind Spring Materials

At Airedale Springs, the cornerstone of our business is clearly our provision of high quality springs. However, compression springs, tension springs, torsion springs and wire forms that we manufacture are only as good as the materials that we use, and so we always make sure we give our customers the best advice on material selection… Continue Reading …

The Role of Springs in Garage Doors

Springs have been used for many years now, with the first uses of these mechanisms tracing back to the Bronze Age. It is inevitable that the manufacture of springs has developed since then, as technology has greatly improved, and now specialists like us at Airedale Springs manufacture an extensive variety of springs. These modest mechanisms… Continue Reading …

How Springs Change Machines

The humble spring has been around for a very long time, but it still makes a huge difference to machines of all shapes and sizes. One prime example of how the simple addition of a spring can drastically change how something works is the pinball machine. The earliest form of the pinball machine was a… Continue Reading …

Increased demand requires extra capacity!

Due to increased demand Airedale Springs Ltd has installed another Wafios FMK2 wire forming machine. Our original machine has been so popular with our customers in developing new products “while you wait” using the software simulation – that we’ve increased our production capacity with the purchase of an additional FMK2. The Wafios FMK-2 has a… Continue Reading …

Designing a Spring

Springs may appear to be fairly simple devices, however appearances can be very deceptive. Designing a spring requires careful consideration of a number of factors. Firstly, the material used in making a spring must be carefully chosen. The tensile strength and response to shearing stress are important factors in the calculations, ensuring that the spring… Continue Reading …