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Welcome to our blog! Here you will find content from behind the scenes at Irvine Springs as well as the latest company news and updates and content about spring manufacturing, its history and the uses of springs. 

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A Guide To Compression Springs Design

A compression spring is the most popular type of spring and when you envision a spring, chances are you’ll be thinking of a compression spring. They are commonly used in the automotive industry to provide dampening as part of the suspension system.  The aim is to provide a comfortable ride for the occupants and keep […]

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Bespoke Tension Springs And Torsion Springs

It has been an exciting week at Irvine Springs as our team has started work with the spring design engineers of a large multinational organisation on a bespoke range of torsion springs and tension springs for their new high tech product range.  Our spring design capability, together with accurate and high-specification spring testing equipment and […]

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What We Do At Irvine Springs

Our main role at Irvine Springs is the manufacture of springs to allow our customers to achieve the products they want to build. What we do is so much more than this though. What we do for our customers is to help them envision the vital role springs can play in their products and help […]

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What Are Compression Springs Used For?

A соmрrеѕѕіоn ѕрrіng іѕ аn ореn соіl hеlісаl ѕрrіng thаt оffеrѕ rеѕіѕtаnсе tо a соmрrеѕѕіvе fоrсе applied axially. Thеу саn bе formed іn mаnу ѕhареѕ, whісh іnсludе суlіndrісаl, соnісаl, bаrrеl аnd hоurglаѕѕ. Cоmрrеѕѕіоn ѕрrіngѕ аrе dеvісеѕ mаdе uр оf hеlісаllу fоrmеd coils with a ріtсh іn bеtwееn uѕеd tо рuѕh bасk іn аnd applied fоrсе […]

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Five Popular Uses of Springs You Might Not Know About

We’ve compiled a list of our top five uses of springs in our favourite everyday applications. Some examples of spring uses are obvious, but there’s sure to be some that you may not have thought of. The spring, whether it’s a tension spring, compression spring, torsion spring, wire form or flat spring, is a vital […]

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