WDS Components has supplied component parts to the NHS throughout the Coronavirus crisis, including the first Nightingale Hospital, providing large volumes with rapid delivery.
In the machine industry, the significance of functional safety has grown continuously as a result of advancing digitalisation.
William Hughes has come to the aid of a leading automotive tier-one seat manufacturer – a rescue mission that was only made possible by the company’s broad set of skills and advanced capabilities in the world of complex wire forms.
There are more than 500,000 medical technologies on the market, from thermometers to mechanical ventilators.
As COVID-19 impacts countries around the world, frontline workers continue to be crucial during this fight. Lee Spring is playing an active role globally in the manufacturing of critical components and supporting quick lead times that are essential to the pandemic response.
This article from the Institute of Spring Technology serves as a good example of how Spring Calculator Professional can be used to model more "unusual" springs. The spring in question has unusual end fittings, dead coils and open coils within the main body.
Retaining rings – also known as snap rings and circlips – are metal fasteners installed into a groove on a shaft or in a housing or bore to retain an assembly.
Correct mounting is vital in lengthening the life of a bearing – yet there are multiple factors involved behind getting it right.
Bearing systems are critical parts in a machine – and their failure could have catastrophic and costly consequences. The bearing design has a major impact on reliability, especially in extreme operating conditions, including high or low temperatures, vacuum and corrosive atmospheres.