This month we welcomed the Years 11 pupils of Holy Family Catholic High School based in Keighley, West Yorkshire, to the JB Springs factory as part of Bradford Manufacturing Week. Bradford Manufacturing Week takes place between the 8th and 12th of October. The unique event showcases the district’s manufacturing companies. The idea is to encourage and educate young people [...]
Social media has a role to play for the general benefit of manufacturing communities such as spring manufacturers. One of the most active online forums in the industry is the ‘Spring Technology Forum’ on LinkedIn. It is a vehicle in which the world community of spring manufacturers may air technology ideas for the short or long term future of [...]
Metal finishing processes such as Zinc Plating are described as being ‘sacrificial’ in nature, but what does this term actually refer to? Oxidation When metals such as steel, and in our case, steel springs, are exposed to the elements they will often undergo a process called Oxidation which is corrosive in nature. Iron molecules within the steel’s makeup react with [...]
There exists a skills gap in many manufacturing sectors, and this is as true of springmaking as any other sector. This applies in most countries today as manufacturing careers are viewed unfavourably by school children at the time they are selecting the subjects they wish to study at the end of their school career, or when applying for University. [...]
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 [...]
The latest video in our Springtelligence video series shows you the different kind of ends of a compression spring.
JB Springs has received certification to the ISO 9001:2015 quality management system, having successfully completed the transition from our existing ISO 9001:2008 certification. The ISO 9001:2015 standard is an assurance to customers that a company is committed to maintaining a consistent level of quality. The standard is based on a number of principles, including customer focus, the commitment of [...]
The latest video in our Springtelligence video series shows you what the difference is between active & dead (inactive) coils are on a compression spring.