Engineer Inventions that Changed the Future

The world of engineering has impacted the way we work in our everyday lives. Everything we take for granted was invented by successful individuals and did not exist once upon a time. Can you imagine if we now lived without some of the world’s greatest inventions, such as the automobile? From ancient tools to the latest digital advances, humans have been inventing and engineering items which have been transforming our lives since we can remember.

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The Value of Bespoke Wire Forms

Springs come in a huge range of different shapes and sizes, each used for their own specific purpose. Within numerous industries, springs are a huge part of how a product functions, playing a huge role in some of the things we use every day. Continue reading…

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Upcoming Engineering Projects to Look Out For

The engineering industry is constantly developing new and innovative ways of revolutionising the future. The progression and adaptation we’ve seen throughout the years increasingly tests the boundaries of what can be achieved. Cars are becoming faster, buildings are becoming taller, and transportation is constantly evolving. Continue reading…

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How to Make 2018 the Year of Engineering

2018 – the year of the Winter Olympics and Paralympics, the FIFA World Cup and the Year of Engineering. This year will see events, campaigns and initiatives up and down the country, all designed to promote engineering as a career choice for young children and teenagers.

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Happy St Patrick’s Day from European Springs Ireland

At European Springs Ireland, our experienced engineers have been given the opportunity to manufacture and produce some exciting projects over the years, and this year has been no different. The spring industry has developed and advanced greatly over time, allowing new technology to create incredible things. Continue reading…

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How Are Springs Made?

There’s no argument that springs are everywhere; they play a major role in many items we use on an everyday basis – from our cars to prosthetic limbs.

But while we may use the modest mechanism more than you think, have you ever stopped to consider how compression springs are made?

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5 Things Manufacturers Can Be Excited About in 2018

With the turn of the new year, predictions for the year ahead are a handy way to try and optimise for any changes which could impact your business.

In 2017 the manufacturing industry was affected in many ways. Brexit impacted the global manufacturing market, with companies seeking new markets and new products. Continue reading…

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Everything you Need to Know About Torsion Springs

What are Torsion Springs?

Torsion springs are a variety of springs that are twisted in a helical fashion. This means that when pressure is applied to the spring it exerts a force called torque in the opposite direction. This mechanism is widely used in products such as clothes pins for example. When you apply pressure to the pin it then exerts torque when released until it is closed, holding the clothes in place. Continue reading…

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All Time High: The Growth of UK Manufacturing

The output of the UK manufacturing is expanding at the most rapid rate since 2008. The industry also recorded a seventh consecutive month of growth in November. In ten years, the UK manufacturing sector has never seen so much growth. It looks like 2018 is going to be a wonderful year, not just for the entire manufacturing industry, but for the sectors inside, such as gas spring manufacturers like ourselves.  So, why is the figure so, and how did we get there?

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How Springs Work in Your Car

We come into contact with springs far more in our everyday lives than you may realise. Springs are in everything and they help mechanical processes in every occupation. In a car, for example, there are numerous springs that work together with other mechanical systems to keep you safe and comfortable on the road.

In some cases, there will even be a number of different spring systems working together for greater comfort. Here, we explore how springs work in your car. Continue reading…

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