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Common Uses for a Compression Spring

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

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New In-House Lead Auditor

At Irvine Springs, we are committed to investing in our staff with training that will not only be of value from a professional development purpose but also a benefit to the service and products we offer to our customers. Our quality assurance department is managed by one of our longest standing staff members Claire who […]

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The History of Spring Manufacturing

Where it all Began A sрrіng іѕ аn еlаѕtіс оbjесt thаt ѕtоrеѕ mесhаnісаl еnеrgу. Sрrіngѕ аrе tурісаllу mаdе оf ѕрrіng ѕtееl though thеrе аrе mаnу ѕрrіng dеѕіgnѕ in еvеrуdау uѕе. Thе tеrm оftеn rеfеrѕ tо соіl ѕрrіngѕ. Whеn a соnvеntіоnаl ѕрrіng, wіthоut ѕtіffnеѕѕ vаrіаbіlіtу fеаturеѕ, іѕ соmрrеѕѕеd оr ѕtrеtсhеd frоm іtѕ rеѕtіng роѕіtіоn, іt еxеrtѕ […]

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Live Chat – We’re Here to Help

Focus on Customer Service as our Priority The team at Irvine Springs are proud of the fact that we are a leading engineering company supplying quality springs and wire forms for commercial and domestic customers throughout Europe and the rest of the world. Our attention to detail and technical knowledge of spring manufacture & design, […]

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Clock Springs

Irvine Springs are industry specialists in the manufacturing process of clock springs. Our company ensures our people are highly skilled with intensive training in the production and finishes of our clock type springs, and for all of our extensive range. We are confident in the products we give to our customers and provide a tailored service right through to delivery.

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How to design a compression spring

Compression springs are designed to push back when a force is applied and return to their original positions when released. Their numerous applications are what make them popular. Besides electronics and stamping presses, they are also used in vibration insulation. The variations of compression springs are numerous and cater to specific needs. Several factors define the […]

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Bespoke torsion & tension springs

It has been an exciting week at Irvine Springs. We have started work with the spring design engineers of a large multi-national 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, high specification spring testing equipment and proven quality […]

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What we do

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?

Most springs are fitted either within a hole or over a rod, in both cases to ensure that they remain in place and work only in the direction intended. They are found in all sizes, allowing them to be used in a huge range of applications. These include large-scale presses, car engines and industrial machinery. […]

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Five popular uses of springs you might not know about!

The spring is a vital part of physics, as well as every day appliances. This has allowed this mechanism to be used throughout history, even dating back to before the Bronze Age! Springs were first recorded to be used in the standard bow and arrow, as the arrow would be pulled, resulting in more tension, […]

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