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Mechanical Components Features

New challenges for high performance spring in critical aerospace application

William Hughes has been manufacturing precision, high specification springs for many years, and is well equipped to meet the exacting demands of the aerospace industry including its special requirements for materials, specifications, manufacturing tolerances, cleanliness and packaging.

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Optimising industrial spring life – material selection a critical factor

It is taken for granted that both customer and manufacturer want the maximum life for the product. A spring manufacturer like Goss has to consider the sheer extremes of the demands on the application which in turn will influence design of the component, the material selected and the manufacturing process.

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ContiTech ensures more comfort in American public transport

Congested roads and packed city centres, and crammed subway trains and buses that cleave their way through the city: Rush hour in the cities of the US is a huge day-to-day challenge for all road users. However, whereas private transport increased significantly in American metropolises in recent years, now public transport is becoming increasingly important.

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The fast and the ferrous

The glamorous and rarefied world of Formula 1 racing can seem a long way away from the everyday challenges faced by design engineers in other industries. In fact, says Jeroen Wensing, Racing Innovation Manager, Automotive & Aerospace at SKF, transfer between high performance motorsport and other sectors is a real, ongoing and two-way process.

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