Gas spring end fitting: ball studs

For all your spring nerds out there! The variations of end fittings for gas spring are numerous. One of them are ball studs as you can see on the image below. The end fittings are sorted primarily according to internal threads; M4-Fits all of our 12-4 gas springs M6-Fits all of our 15-6 and 18-8 gas…

Technology improves quality of life

I feel very fortunate not having to visit the hospital very often. But I’m also so impressed with all the technology developed to improve life quality for sick people. Inhalators, auto injection systems for diabetics etc. The medical industry is a huge customer for pressings and the demands are high, as they should be. Only…

Just breathe

You know, sometimes when I travel in my work it feels like all I see are airports, hotels and factories. And it IS most that, but I think it’s just as important to stop and breathe. After a long day of travelling and working, seeing production of compression springs or what ever. Just stop and…

Mortiser using gas spring

Any idea what this is? A heavy duty mortiser with a ¾ HP power. It has a swiveling base so you can move it the way you needed to and a special gas spring return as well as a double support set of columns. Read more about this and other mortisers

Industries modernizing their manufacturing

Many industries struggle with new conditions and the “fourth industrial revolution”. Modernizing the way of working and thinking is an important part and the aerospace industry is one of them. Demands of cheaper and more effective solution make the industry screaming for more skilled employees to cope with the development needed for the industry. The…

Mishap becomes international success

Isn’t it incredible how a mishap sometimes can become an international success? I had  no idea that the the Slinky was just like that. In the 1940s a mechanical engineer was trying to develop a new tension spring at at shipbuilding factory when he accidentally dropped the the spring off his workspace. Read the whole…

Stamped concrete!

How cool is this?! Stencil stamped concrete! What an idea. I know it’s a bit far off the classic manufacturing of stampings and pressings that I usually write about but I couldn’t resist :).