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Category Archives: Aerospace Fasteners

What are the fundamentals of aircraft fasteners? [2021 Update]

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Find out how these tiny nuts, bolts and screws are some of the toughest, lightest and best performing pieces of micro-engineering on the planet.


UK Space Fastener Suppliers’ Quality Assurance Guide [2021]

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When sourcing for the Aerospace and Defence industry, trusted quality assurance is essential. This is especially true when supplying spacecraft fasteners. Here are the credentials you must see when sourcing new aerospace fastener suppliers


Supplying the defence industry with military grade aerospace fasteners [2021]

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There are a lot of standards and specifications that come with the title of ‘military grade fasteners’ (also known as mil-spec fasteners). Whilst military fasteners, to a large degree, resemble their civilian cousin aerospace fasteners there are a few quintessential differences in the specification of build, design and quality control.


The Definitive Guide to Specifying Aerospace Fasteners (2021 Update)

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Complete guide to specifying aerospace fasteners. Key specifications, performance characteristics and manufacturing materials and techniques all covered in detailed.


Aerospace Fastener Terminology

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In this blog, we are highlighting the main terms used when describing interior aerospace fasteners. These make up the bulk of the terminology and should help aerospace engineering students or anyone new to the industry to better understand some of the main parts we use every day.


Beyond Covid-19, is hydrogen powered aviation about to take off?

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The global pandemic and subsequent travel restrictions have hit aerospace hard, with many of us expecting the aviation industry to never quite look the same again. But out of this crisis, are we about to witness the birth of a new and – dare we say, ‘positive’? – development that changes the way aircraft are designed and built? The truth is that commercial aviation was in flux before the COVID-19 pandemic. An insatiable demand for cheap flights had created a difficult model, one that many airlines struggled with. Airlines were operating on such fine margins that many we literally flying on fumes. Whilst one or two managed to make the system work to their advantage, the rest just couldn’t keep

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Space fastener manufacturing precision; what happens when things go wrong?

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When it comes to space fastener manufacturing even the smallest of fault in a single part can and has had extremely expensive and even fatal repercussions. With such high stakes it is vital that parts are manufactured according to strict specifications and in accordance with guidelines established by governing bodies to reduce the potential for failed launches.


Key Strategies for Managing Aerospace Supply Chain Disruptions

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Aerospace supply chain disruptions come in many guises. With a supply chain spanning continents, there’s a huge number of things that could go wrong.


The importance of historic fasteners in a fast-developing aerospace industry

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Historic aircraft are our passion! We’ve recently worked on several projects sourcing historic fasteners for high profile classic aircraft refurbishments


The Silver Spitfire takes to the skies for a truly global expedition

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There are rarely events that truly make our fingers tingle, but this, dare we say, is one. And the best part is, thanks to our aerospace fasteners, we can say that we’ve had the privilege of playing our part in the very nuts and bolts of the enterprise. In a daring project that brings to light the beautiful and elegant design of one of our all-time favourite aircrafts. Two pioneering aviators, Matt Jones and Steve Brooks, along with their dedicated support team, are attempting to fly their Silver Spitfire around the globe. Their tour will take them to some of the earth’s most impressive landmarks. From the Grand Canyon in the Arizona desert, to Mount Fuji in the East. Taking

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