Springs meet challenging aerospace requirements
Springs for the aerospace industry and other safety critical or precision applications bring new challenges to design and production engineers. The aerospace industry in particular has special requirements for materials, specifications, manufacturing tolerances, cleanliness and packaging.
William Hughes has been manufacturing precision, high specification springs for many years, and can match the exacting requirements of the aerospace industry, including kitting, direct line feed and protecting packaging for vulnerable components.
Springs manufactured by William Hughes are used in vital items of aerospace equipment including oxygen systems, access hatches and the solenoid valves used to control the hydraulic and cabin pressure systems. The company can offer its customers a rapid design and prototyping service service in a range of materials. This service is particularly suited to the aerospace industry where small quantities are required for prototypes with the capability to move to volume production once a final design is agreed. Quality systems to ISO 9001:2000, ISO/TS 16949:2002 and AS9100 ensure consistency and accuracy of supply. William Hughes can also supply a range of bent wire forms and sub-assemblies.
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