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Sole sourcing is the weak link in your supply chain

Sole sourcing is the weak link in your supply chain

The Aerospace supply chain can be a dynamic beast for many OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers. The ever-changing nature of this industry can lead to a narrowing of supplier options, sometimes leading to a sole-source scenario. Sole-sourcing can be optimal for that single...

Torque advantages of Sky Climber Fasteners locking inserts

A look at locking and breakaway torque performance of our locking inserts Locking torque and breakaway torque are critical measurements for fasteners in aerospace applications. Measuring locking torque and breakaway torque throughout 50 cycles gives users a clear...

What a supplier with Design Authority means for your program

Although many aerospace suppliers boast AS9100 Rev D compliance and registration, few in the Fasteners category carry the Design Authority approval.  What does that mean for OEMs? By definition, an organization with Design Authority is "an organization with formal...