Based on ISO 9001, BS EN9100 (AS9100C) includes additional aerospace specific requirements and provides the industry with a standardised set of requirements to help improve quality throughout the supply chain and reduce cost through continual improvement.
TFC states that quality runs through its entire business, not just its products, which is why it has continually invested in the right people to provide superior market knowledge and customer service.
TFC’s comprehensive product range means that the company is not restricted to specific ranges of parts in either standards or specials. All its products can be supported with either ISO, AS or individual OEM approvals with lot traceability certification as required. Its standard product range includes wave springs, Spirolox®, retaining rings, laminar sealing rings, circlips, O-rings, hose clamps, washers, rivets, sheet metal fasteners and stud bolts.
Having spent a decade in the fastener industry experiencing every facet – from steel mills, fastener manufacturers, wholesalers, distributors, as well as machinery builders and plating + coating companies, Claire has developed an in-depth knowledge of all things fasteners.
Alongside visiting numerous companies, exhibitions and conferences around the world, Claire has also interviewed high profile figures – focusing on key topics impacting the sector and making sure readers stay up to date with the latest developments within the industry.