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

Giggleswick School Receive Springtelligence Class & Factory Tour

JB Springs’ managing director, Alex Driver, was recently invited to Giggleswick School to give a presentation on all things springs-related to their junior school. The talks were well-received with lots of questions and interest from the students, such as, “Do you think you could go a whole day without using a spring?”  (The answer being, it’s very unlikely.) As [...]

By |April 24th, 2024|Categories: Company News, News, Springs, Springtelligence|

JB Springs Visit The Boyle and Petyt Primary School

Back in September, we volunteered through our position as STEM Ambassadors to take part in the STEM Pen Friends Project. The project’s creation aimed to give children the opportunity to develop their literacy skills as well as gain more of an understanding as to what working in STEM may entail. We were partnered with The Boyle & Petyt school [...]

By |November 4th, 2022|Categories: Company News, News, Springs, Springtelligence|

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: , , , , , , |

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Phone: 01756 797979

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