WDS Component Parts Ltd.

The consolidated range of enclosure parts includes a wide variety of locks, latches, and catches to suit all requirements. Quarter turn locks are frequently specified for enclosures thanks to their ease of operation while ensuring secure door closure. The device comprises a cylindrical body with a cam lever arm that secures in just a quarter of a…
Made from 316 stainless steel, the hinges can be used in environments subject to regular washdown with aggressive detergents. The design provides long-term resistance to corrosion, and rounded edges prevent accumulation of bacteria, enabling an easier and more effective wash-down.
The new medium duty range of ball transfer units is manufactured by a machine cutting process that retains strength and rigidity, enabling the units to transport higher weight loads. Versions include a carbon steel and zinc plated body with a Steel 9Cr18Mo ball, and the units can also operate in climates from -20°C to +60°C. A model with a 304…
WDS Components LTD has extended its three spoke aluminium handwheel range, adding a solid wheel plus a two spoke design. The solid handwheels increase safety by removing the risk of finger trap, ideal if greater speed of rotation is required or for use in more hazardous environments.
Also known as set collars, shaft collars are used to clamp and position components to a shaft, such as tools, fittings, or machinery and transmission including bearings, gearboxes and motors. WDS’ new inch-size shaft-collars are based on the company’s original metric design but with dimensions to suit OEMs and end users based in North America, as…
The levers are available with L or T shaped handles. With the L shaped clamping handle, it can be lifted and moved back to continue tightening in the presence of an obstruction. The T handle enables less flexibility of movement but enables easy adjustment with a two-sided grip option. Both designs are ideally suited to tightening clamps on…
As WDS clevis linkages are designed to the DIN and ISO standards, this ensures fit across the widest range of applications. The range is also suited to new machines and retrofit with a design that allows for greater flexibility in alignment. The clevis fork and eye connection enables a margin of movement, which is particularly useful for easily…
The hand knobs are ideally suited to machine builders, especially those involving aluminium frames where the new hand knobs will help maintain low machine weight. Light weight also makes them ideal for applications within industries such as aerospace.
The lanyard attachment is bolted to the installation, preventing loss of the adjoining hand knob when the knob is unscrewed by suspending or retaining it within easy reach. The secure lanyard attachment also protects machinery from damage during maintenance by preventing the hand knob from falling into moving or sensitive machine parts.…
The carabiner and lanyard kit removes the potential of dropping items in areas with an increased safety risk, or above environments where retrieval would be time consuming, difficult or impossible. As a result, the system makes working safer, faster and removes the danger and cost associated with losing tools and equipment. The kit is intended for…
WDS Component Parts Ltd. has launched a new range of free-running castors and wheels that cover a range of sizes, load capacities and materials.
WDS Component Parts Ltd. has expanded its offering of toggle clamps, adding new sizes at both the small and large end of the range, plus filling in some intermediate gaps and introducing new design variants.
WDS Component Parts Ltd. has expanded its range of detent pins by developing a range of knobs that aid handling, particularly in adverse conditions. Detent pins are one of the quickest and easiest ways to position and secure parts and basically consist of a shaft with a spring-loaded ball bearing at the leading end, which acts to hold the pin in…
WDS offers stainless steel versions of many of the components that it supplies to machine and equipment builders across the UK and around the world. Wherever possible it offers stainless steel versions of its most popular components.
Engineering components and parts manufacturer, WDS Component Parts Ltd. has extended its range of gas struts with new stroke lengths and options. The company can provide standard gas struts by overnight delivery or work with customers to develop bespoke units that match their application needs.
Engineering and technical component supply company WDS Component Parts Ltd. is expanding its range of leveling feet, or machine feet as they are also known, to include new styles, new materials and new features. Leveling feet are used to support all manner of machines – industrial, medical, scientific etc. as well as cabinets, furniture and…
WDS Component Parts Ltd. has extended its hinge range with the introduction of new locking lever hinges. These are typically for use with aluminium profile space-frames, but are expected to also find a wide range of other applications.
Stopping moving parts in target positions and locking them into place is a common requirement for plant and machinery engineers. Their favored method for doing this is often the index plunger, with the cam-operated version being particularly popular. Engineering components manufacturer WDS Component Parts Ltd. offers a wide range of index plungers…
Secure clamping of the workpiece is vital for almost any job, from jewellery making to car engine rebuilding. WDS Component Parts Ltd. offers the full and expanding range of Spencer Franklin Hydraclamps. Hydraclamps are a workbench clamp from WDS.
WDS Component Parts Ltd. has extended its range of detent pins, including new type of grips so that customers can choose a style on aesthetic or ergonomic grounds. Detent pins are a quick and easy way to locate and secure parts in place. In use they are manually pushed into place to hold the parts and lock themselves into position by way of a pair…
Conveyors are usually fundamental to the efficiency of manufacturing, warehousing and logistics operations and often they are built to a bespoke design. Adrian Wells of WDS Component Parts Ltd. looks at the most efficient ways to design and build conveyors that exactly meet specific user requirements.
The leveling foot castors offered as part of the WDS Component Parts Ltd. range of castors and wheels for trolleys and mobile equipment are designed to allow vertical adjustment so that the supported equipment can be leveled. The range also includes light-, medium- and heavy-duty capacity models, so that virtually all requirements can be met from…
Engineering components manufacturer WDS Component Parts Ltd. has extended its range of antivibration and rubber stop AV mounts by introducing stainless steel versions of most sizes and types. These are intended for use in applications where corrosion and/or hygiene are issues.
WDS Component Parts Ltd. has introduced a range of stainless steel lift off hinges (or detachable hinges) for cleanroom environments where corrosion resistance is critical. The development of these new parts has been built on the company’s experience in the medical and health care sectors, and provides a range of hinges that is suited to the…
WDS Component Parts Ltd. has again expanded its range of index plungers, maintaining its commitment to offering a comprehensive range of engineering components on a one-stop, high accessibility basis.
Three new sizes have been added to engineering components supplier WDS Component Part’s range of stainless steel handwheels, so that end users and OEMs can select an appropriate size for each application.
WDS Component Parts Ltd. has added modular multipoint locking systems to its portfolio of products. The simple modular design allows the user to easily customize a locking system for an enclosure to suit individual applications.
A comprehensive range of adjustable machine leveling feet is available from WDS Component Parts. With a wide range of sizes and styles to suit most application demands, the range also include nickel-plated designs for added corrosion protection.
The new range of heavy-duty castors from WDS Component Parts Ltd. 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.
WDS Component Parts Ltd. has extended its offering of medium-tensile T-bolts with the addition of a forged steel option that provides more strength and wear resistance than mild steel. These are aimed at applications where the high strength of low-alloy, high-tensile steel bolts is not appropriate.
Standard parts and components are as vital to engineering today as they were in the mid-twentieth century. The main changes in the industry have been the technology that has enabled faster design and manufacture, enabling greater productivity.