WDS Component Parts Ltd

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Grangefield Industrial Estate
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West Yorkshire
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United Kingdom

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Instant access to complete range of detent pins

Instant access to complete range of detent pins
  A wide selection of heavy duty detent pins is offered from WDS Component Parts as part of its catalogue of standard parts. The stainless steel components provide quick locating and positioning and reliable retention once in place.
9th January 2018

Apprentice programme takes on aerospace engineer in training

Apprentice programme takes on aerospace engineer in training
  UK-based fastener, jig and fixing specialist, WDS Component Parts has employed Sam Wilkinson as an apprentice engineer, honing his skills ready for a future role in the aerospace industry and boosting the CAD team at the company’s Leeds facility.
4th January 2018

Heavy duty castors available in a choice of formats

Heavy duty castors available in a choice of formats
The new range of heavy duty castors from WDS Component Parts make it easier to reposition or move large and weighty items such as trolleys, flight cases, machinery, displays and audio-visual equipment. The castors are available in a number of sizes to support varying weights and feature polyurethane wheels for quiet operation. The castors are available in a choice of formats and with payload capacities from 300-1,500kg.
3rd January 2018


WDS welcomes successful public Bloodhound SSC Test

WDS welcomes successful public Bloodhound SSC Test
It is safe to say that WDS Component Parts were delighted at the first successful public test run of Bloodhound SSC, the British built supersonic land speed record car. RAF Wing Commander and current land speed record holder, Andy Green, ran the Bloodhound from 0 to 200mph in eight seconds at Newquay Airport this October, providing 3,500 spectators with a 180 decibel taster of what the vehicle will be attempting in South Africa.
19th December 2017

Faster lead times offered for fixed pressure gas struts

Faster lead times offered for fixed pressure gas struts
Now the ordering of bespoke gas struts is simpler, thanks to WDS Component Parts and its new online ordering process, a commitment to deliver samples within two weeks and full batch delivery in five to six weeks. The new service meets the needs of OEMs who may need large quantities of fixed pressure, customised products to perform the same function on short lead times.
9th November 2017

Medium tensile forged steel products added to T-bolt range

Medium tensile forged steel products added to T-bolt range
Extending its offering of medium tensile T-bolts, WDS Component Parts have added a forged steel option that provides more strength and wear resistance than mild steel. These are aimed at applications where the very high strength of low alloy, high tensile steel bolts is not appropriate.
13th October 2017

Cam action plungers can rise to heavy duty challenges

Cam action plungers can rise to heavy duty challenges
WDS Component Parts has extended its range of spring plungers with the introduction of a new series of cam action versions. WDS already offers a number of index plungers and index bolts, with many types and sizes being available from stock. This product range includes index plungers and bushes, plus spring loaded index bolts.
5th October 2017

Now all applications can turn to aluminium hand wheels

Now all applications can turn to aluminium hand wheels
New aluminium versions have been added by WDS Component Parts to its already wide selection of hand wheels. Aluminium offers the advantages of light weight, strength and no corrosion, all attributes that can be useful in some hand wheel applications. Size for size, aluminium wheels are significantly lighter than cast iron or steel alternatives and often not much heavier than plastic ones.
20th September 2017

Push button quick release pin range extended

Push button quick release pin range extended
  The range of engineering pins and dowels offered by WDS Component Parts is expanding as a push button quick release pin range has been added to the Leeds-based manufacturer and global supplier of standard parts, machine accessories and work-holding components.
11th September 2017

The answer to your broken thread needs

The answer to your broken thread needs
Leeds-based engineering components company, WDS Component Parts, provides a range of thread repair kits, tools and threaded inserts. These kits and inserts are used to repair worn or broken threads on any type of equipment from a machine tool to a vehicle’s engine. Stripping the thread of a tapped hole is not an uncommon occurrence in most fields of technical activity. This may happen because of excessive loads, misalignment when screwing two parts together or the mismatching of threads.
5th September 2017

What to do when even the fast lane is too slow?

What to do when even the fast lane is too slow?
The excitement builds as we reach a half-way point in this year’s Formula 1 season. There’s finally multi-team battle for the WDC thanks to significant changes to the rule book which have dramatically altered the cars; making them faster and changing their appearance. Phil Holyome of engineering components specialists WDS Component Parts takes us behind the scenes for a technical pit stop.
8th August 2017

Ball joints bring flexibility to all sorts of systems and structures

Ball joints bring flexibility to all sorts of systems and structures
People use ball and socket joints every single day; they just don’t know it as it is in the form of their hips. They allow people to move in many ways - from gentle strolls to rigorous exercise. In engineering terms, axial ball or ball and socket joints rotate smoothly in all directions, so can absorb considerable amounts of misalignment of shafts and structural elements. As such they are invaluable in a wide variety of machines and engineered systems.
27th June 2017

Technology transfer is essential for thriving design and engineering

Technology transfer is essential for thriving design and engineering
Competition is never far away, so the need to develop new concepts, designs, products and procedures quickly and efficiently is vital for continued success. Chris Putman, Sales and Marketing Director for WDS Component Parts takes a look at how technology transfer can speed projects to completion.
25th May 2017

Adjustable industrial shock absorbers help improve product handling

Adjustable industrial shock absorbers help improve product handling
A comprehensive range of industrial shock absorbers have been released by WDS Components Parts which are designed to help improve product handling in manufacturing applications and in automated package handling. The shock absorbers are designed to smoothly and gradually stop their movement without causing bounce-back or other unwanted effects, self-compensating for varying loads.
27th April 2017

Levelling feet portfolio has stainless steel options

Levelling feet portfolio has stainless steel options
Now offering machine levelling feet in three stainless steel specifications, 303, 304 and 316, WDS Components have also released the feet in a wide range of other materials such as nickel- and zinc-plated steel. The new feet extend WDS’s current range so that virtually all application requirements can be met.
28th February 2017

Quick release pins used to keep up with demand

Quick release pins used to keep up with demand
Recently released figures suggest that the European new car market is currently in a period of unprecedented growth, with a rise of 11.2% in August 2015. To keep up with demand, manufacturers are making regular improvements to their production lines. The autosport division for one German car manufacturer turned to machine tool specialists, KMT, to develop tooling for producing exhaust mufflers.
22nd February 2017

ABC is as easy as workholding jigs and fixtures

ABC is as easy as workholding jigs and fixtures
Ensuring that jigs and fixtures are designed to hold workpieces securely, but also allow tool access and fast mounting release can be a complex job. Designing and implementing the most appropriate solution, especially in high volume manufacturing environments, can have a significant impact on the cycle time of a production process, defining the efficiency of the operation.
25th January 2017

Dowel pins with precision

Dowel pins with precision
  Supplying a wide range of dowel pins from stock, WDS Component Parts offer the option of next day delivery should that be required. Dowel pins are also known as engineers’ precision dowels and steel dowels.
10th January 2017

New designs extend range of workholding clamps

New designs extend range of workholding clamps
  WDS has extended its OK VISE range of workholding clamps to include single and double edge clamps with a variety of jaw options, including smooth, tapped, serrated and smooth types, self-adjusting jaws and ball bearing grippers.
19th December 2016

You won’t miss these red sprung index bolts

You won’t miss these red sprung index bolts
A range of compact parking type spring loaded index bolts has been introduced by WDS Component Parts, which are supplied in a distinctive red colour for ease of identification. They are available with shaft diameters from 3-10mm and head diameters from 14-33mm, with lengths from 5-12mm. Different sizes provide spring forces is from 0.4-3.2kgf.
1st December 2016


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