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October 16, 2017

A Guide to Aerospace Studs Not Named Maverick or Iceman

Before we explain what aerospace studs are (and are not), we must cover a few ...

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October 13, 2017

World’s Largest Aircraft Nears Historic Launch

Stratolaunch Systems, the company founded by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen in 2011, is one step ...

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October 5, 2017

The Use of Heat Treated Bolts in Aerospace

Ever heard the expression “failure is not an option”? It is twice as true in ...

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September 5, 2017

Exotic Materials: How Amazing Metals Make Aviation Possible

Weight is money in aviation. Heavier airliners take more fuel to get from point A ...

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September 3, 2017

MP35N Bolts: Unique Strength, Toughness and Corrosion Resistance

In the world of aviation, there is a never ending need for greater thrust output ...

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September 1, 2017

Inconel Bolts: Just How Hard are They?

Inconel bolts are trusted to perform in some of the most punishing applications in aviation. ...

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August 14, 2017

Phillips Aerospace Fasteners: What it means to be a Phillips Licensee

When you think of a screw, you likely picture a Phillips-head screw – the one ...

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August 5, 2017

Your Safe Landing, Courtesy of H11 Tool Steel Bolts

Chromium tool steels, also called H series steels (H1 through H19), have a balanced alloy ...

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August 1, 2017

How to Read Aerospace Bolt Head Markings

The Boeing 747 is made of over six million parts. Half of these are aerospace ...

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July 17, 2017

How to Become a Digital Frontrunner in Aerospace & Defense

A new study from the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) found that nearly all aerospace and ...

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