IST - Institute of Spring Technology - Membership Benefits

Benefits of IST Membership

The IST is the benchmark for spring technology expertise. Free member benefits include:

  • Telephone technical / information helpline, giving immediate access to specialist experts
  • Access to confidential research reports
  • Access to a dedicated database covering published technical, trade and specification literature
  • Representation of technical staff at ISO / CEN / BSI standards organisation meetings and workgroups
  • Free entry into our membership directory
  • Access to a Members Only section of the website
  • Involvement in on-going collaborative research projects
  • Opportunities to interface with other companies involved in the spring industry supply chain
  • Discounted legal services through our nominated partner, Freeth Cartwright LLP
  • Beneficial rates on corporate travel through our nominated partner CTI

Members can also take advantage of preferential rates for:

  • Leading spring calculator software
  • Annual subscriptions for our on-line calculators (for spring design and spring material selection)
  • Routine spring/non-spring testing and laboratory services
  • Technical consultancy services
  • Shot peening and ancillary equipment
  • Specialist annual training courses
  • Access to a range of technical publications and advertising opportunities

Our annual IST Membership Directory is distributed to the spring industry world-wide.