Springtelligence Articles and Blogs2021-11-08T10:27:30+00:00

South Craven Visits JB Springs

On Tuesday 11th October, as part of Bradford Manufacturing Week, South Craven school visited our site at JB Springs in Skipton for a tour and a talk. It was a pleasure to welcome them here and show them ‘behind the scenes’ of spring manufacturing! We first gave a presentation about who we are and what we do here at [...]

By |October 12th, 2022|Categories: Company News, Engineering, Springtelligence|

New Springtelligence video

We are constantly updating our bank of educational Springtelligence resources to keep you informed on all things springs. Our latest addition is a video demonstating the common end types of tension springs. Tension springs usually end as hooks or loops, which are subsequently attached to external components. When these components are pulled apart, the spring exerts a force to [...]

By |August 1st, 2022|Categories: Company News, Springs, Springtelligence, Videos|

STEM Ambassador Work

Our director at JB Springs, Alex Driver, volunteers as a STEM Ambassador. This involves sharing his industry knowledge and expertise through hosting talks and activities to spark an interest in STEM in younger generations. A vital part of securing a pipeline of future talent within the industry is nurturing this interest at a young age. At JB Springs, our [...]

By |April 6th, 2022|Categories: Company News, News, Springtelligence|Tags: , , , , |

Common Mistakes in Torsion Spring Design – Video

Our brand-new Springtelligence video looks at the common mistakes made when designing a torsion spring. The four main spring design flaws which we look at and demonstrate in this video are: - Incorrect direction of operation - Inside diameter too small - Body length too large - Overstressing It is also important to consider: - The size of the [...]

By |April 6th, 2022|Categories: Company News, News, Springs, Springtelligence, Videos|Tags: , , , , |

New BM6 Wireform Machine

As part of our continual investment in the latest spring and wireform production technology, we recently installed an additional Wafios BM6 CNC wire-bending machine to produce our wireform parts, using up to 13mm diameter wire. This machine provides us with further capacity in this area. You can see our original BM6 machine in action on our YouTube channel. This [...]

Torsion spring design common pitfalls

What is a torsion spring? A torsion spring is a tightly coiled helical spring which stores and releases energy to resist force applied through torque. Nothing lasts forever. However, JB Springs' compression, torsion and tension springs are designed with a view to them having a very long lifespan – potentially outlasting other components within their application. The following factors [...]

By |September 27th, 2021|Categories: News, Springs, Springtelligence|Tags: , , , , , , |

Who was Isambard Kingdom Brunel?

Who was Isambard Kingdom Brunel? Isambard Kingdom Brunel was a civil engineer known for constructing bridges, tunnels, viaducts and ships. Born on 9th April 1806 in Hampshire, Brunel was a prominent figure in the engineering industry due to his numerous, now-iconic projects. His unusual name was the result of a combining his parents' names – Sir Marc Isambard Brunel [...]

International Youth Day

Held annually on 12th August, International Youth Day is celebrated across 18 countries. The day aims to acknowledge the part played by youths globally in improving the societies and world around them. It also sheds light on their protection and involvement in community development. This year’s theme is ‘Transforming Food Systems: Youth Innovation for Human and Planetary Health’. The [...]

By |August 10th, 2021|Categories: News, Springtelligence|Tags: , , , , |

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

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