Wireform

JB Springs Become a Made in Britain Member

JB Springs is now a certified member of ‘Made in Britain’, a growing community of British manufacturers from all around the UK, dedicated to the very highest standards of UK manufacturing. The Made in Britain mark is accredited to businesses that sell goods that have been manufactured in Britain before sale. Over our 120 year history as a British spring manufacturer, we have established an enviable reputation for quality in the manufacture of safety-critical parts and know the importance [...]

By |2019-02-15T14:34:01+00:00February 12th, 2019|

No Escape For Springtelligence Students

JB Springs apprentices and employees who fail to solve a series of spring based problems may find themselves spending more time at work than they planned. As part of our Springtelligence training and education programme, we have created an escape room which will be used as a hands-on form of assessment for the Level 1 Springtelligence course we run internally. The escape room is inside the original office from the John Binns & Son Factory at Fleece Street, Keighley. [...]

By |2019-02-15T14:39:17+00:00February 12th, 2019|

Alex Driver Becomes STEM Ambassador

Our MD Alex Driver has recently signed up to become a STEM Ambassador; he is the first of many John Binns’ employees that we hope will be signing up to become ambassadors.  This means he is now part of a community of 30,000 ambassadors across the UK. STEM refers to Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics subjects. STEM Ambassadors are volunteers from the age of 17 that represent a vast range of STEM-related jobs and disciplines across the UK. They [...]

By |2019-02-15T14:48:04+00:00February 12th, 2019|

Fundamental Mistakes in Spring Design

Springs are very often overlooked in the design process of new products. It is no exaggeration to say that they are a key functional component in most mechanical devices and that, without a properly designed spring, the products functionality and lifespan is adversely affected. The spring is often considered a small and inexpensive part of a much larger article, therefore the designer will recognise that there is a requirement for a spring, but may leave the specification of the [...]

By |2019-02-11T17:20:46+00:00February 11th, 2019|

‘Things on springs’ – Objects of Celebration

JB Springs manufactures springs for a wide range of applications across many industries, but we are often approached to produce springs and wireforms for art and sculpture exhibitions. One of our most recent requests was to produce a number of ‘whisk springs’ to be used as part of an art exhibition based around other celebratory objects. ‘Things on springs’ was exhibited at a solo show in Glasgow, at the fantastic venue, Studio Pavilion. Claire Heminsley, a designer, maker, artist, [...]

By |2018-10-15T16:48:24+00:00October 8th, 2018|

Stock springs VS custom springs

Custom Springs At JB Springs we can assist in the design, testing and production of spring and wireform solutions to solve the most difficult of problems. What is a custom spring design? Essentially, a custom spring design is a spring created to a customer’s exact requirements - they are made to order. As well as this, other special features can be added in order to enhance the spring’s properties or to aid compatibility with mating parts. What industries use [...]

By |2018-09-14T10:55:32+00:00September 14th, 2018|

Wireform hearts donated to Gargrave C Of E Primary School

JB Springs recently manufactured and donated a batch of wireform hearts to Gargrave Church of England Primary School in Skipton who were taking part in Gargrave village’s Open Gardens event on Saturday 16th June. More than 400 people, from as far afield as Edinburgh and Hampshire, enjoyed the event, with 23 gardens, including the school grounds, opened up to the public for the day. Garden visitors were treated to live music, art displays, a quiz and food and gift [...]

By |2018-07-17T15:17:11+00:00July 17th, 2018|

Contact Info

John Binns & Son (Springs) Ltd. Airedale Business Centre, Ghyll Way, North Yorkshire, Skipton BD23 2DD, For Sat Nav please use BD23 2TZ

Phone: 01756 797979