Ragg Tuning Forks - Blog

The British manufacturer with an ear for precision

The tuning fork was invented in 1711 in London by John Shore, trumpeter and lutenist to composers Henry Purcell and Georges Frideric Händel. 130 years later, the Ragg family started manufacturing the highest-quality musical tuning forks in England. For more than 180 years these essential tools for the industry have continued to be made in […]

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Did you see our appearance in the Sheffield Star?

In July the Sheffield Star Newspaper came to our manufacturing facility in Sheffield. They gained an insight into Ragg tuning forks and constructed an article about the products and our company. If you would like to find out more about tuning forks, how they are manufactured, what their applications are, and more about Ragg, check […]

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The Tuning Fork

  What is a tuning fork? Fundamentally, a tuning fork is a two-pronged fork, that when struck, creates vibration energy, which in turn creates a sound. This sound can be set to a specific pitch, based on the size, shape and mass of the prongs. Generally, the longer the prongs, the lower the tone will […]

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