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Has anyone a helpful tip where to find nutplates catalogs (to be used for aircraft)?

RE: Nutplates


SPS has a catalog of standard fasteners (it produces) that has proven to be a helpful "finder" for me. I then go to IHS specs-standards for the actual data.


Down load the "Aerospace Fasteners (7.5MB PDF file)
Numerical Listing of Parts. Lists NAS, NA, AN part numbers for aerospace bolts, nuts and washers" brochure.

The noted brochure has a little pictorial view of most current generation NAS, MIL, MS etc fastenerss... and enough of a description to be a useful starting point.  

Regards, Wil Taylor

RE: Nutplates

Has it really been 13 years since they've updated that catalogue?  Still good info though.

When the people fear their government, there is tyranny; when the government fears the people, there is liberty. - Thomas Jefferson

RE: Nutplates

I would try the Mil specs (free specs), MS21052 onwards. They usually have NAS equivalents.  

RE: Nutplates

Thanks to all of you. I found what I was looking for.
Just for completeness, where do you get the ESNA nutplate detail information from? IHS site doesn't recognize them.

RE: Nutplates

Thank you, bf109g! Very helpful info!!

RE: Nutplates

OH-Yeah...Check-out SPS P/N TA2507 in the following catalog... looks almost identical to the JZ. http://www.spstech.com/aero/prod_lit/esna_catalog.pdf

10-32 thru 5/16-24 to 250°F

Regards, Wil Taylor

RE: Nutplates


Bad news: one of my replies appears to have been trash-canned [disappeared].

Further options to consider.

FTI ForceTech rivetless nutplates. Sealed version is available. Elegant solution! NP base is sleeve-cold worked into position like forcemate bushing [obvious fatigue benefits]; and a replaceable Nut element is installed. http://www.fatiguetech.com/fasteners_forcetec.html

NAS1735 Elliptical Blind nutplates are [were?] extensively used in F-16 wings. Install NAS1735 per NAS1736.  

Click-Bond adhesive bonded nutplates [seal version available] http://www.enfasco.com/Click2I.htm  

Regards, Wil Taylor

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