IST - Institute of Spring Technology - Member's Area

IST Members Area

The members-only area of IST's website contains a variety of useful links exclusive to IST and UKSMA members. Log in, or Register as a user to get your login details.

The Technical Helpdesk is a free-of-charge service available to all members, giving you access to the knowledge and experience of all our staff.
The IST Spring Information Search is a powerful tool for members which allows you to search a vast range of technical resources, ranging from decades of research reports to magazine articles and other publications.
The Knowledge Base is provided as a service to IST members to enable you to quickly find answers to common questions on spring materials, manufacturing processes and much more!
IST publishes two regular series of articles: "Cautionary Tales" in the Springs magazine from SMI, and "Technically Speaking" in the WFTI publication. These are avaialble for members to download. You will also find reports from conferences and seminars here.
IST monitors the release of standards around the world that affect the design and manufacture of springs.
IST Members, as an added benefit to membership, now have the opportunity to upload their excess raw material stock to the IST Stock Portal and make it accessible to the industry.