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Posted on November 02, 2017

Six Common Types of Aerospace Fittings

Fitting Types

In the aerospace industry,  sections of tubing are usually attached with flared or flareless (compression type) fittings, unlike steel pipe. The SAE Aerospace Standard (AS) establishes the requirements for fittings that are used in all types of fluid systems. 

Posted on October 23, 2017

Georgia Tech Space Program Develops Liquid Rocket Engines

The Yellow Jacket Space Program at the Georgia Institute of Technology is a collegiate team that is working to develop liquid rocket engines and sounding rockets for their university run space program.

Posted on October 20, 2017

Brennan to Acquire Versa Fittings

Combining Strengths to Bring Expanded Offerings and Distribution

Highlights

Posted on October 03, 2017

3 Reasons to use Aerospace Quality Fittings

Manufacturers of fluid system fittings for the Aviation, Space, and Defense industries must meet very stringent requirements. 

Posted on September 20, 2017

ISO Connections & Instrumentation Fittings

ISO connections and instrumentation connections are two common connections found in fluid power systems. This post is an excerpt from our new Thread ID & Measurement Guide.

Posted on September 12, 2017

Connection Types: British, German & Japanese

There are many different connection types all across the world, this post will help you identify and define UK, German and Japanese connections! This post is an excerpt from our new Thread ID & Measurement Guide.

British Connections

British Standard Pipe (BSP) and BSPT (tapered) connections are comparable to NPT, except most sizes have a different thread pitch, plus the O.D.’s and thread form are close, but not the same. Sealing takes place by distortion of the threads. Because of this, thread sealants are recommended when securing these connections.