Since the Wright Brothers first took flight in 1903, air travel has continuously been predicated on safety. One of the greatest contributing factors to the safety of an aircraft is the redundancy of its systems. While there are numerous components that play various roles in contributing to the reliability of an airplane, this blog will focus on the auxiliary power unit (APU).
When attaching pipes, steam cylinders, and other various objects to one another, flanges are quite useful due to their ability to increase strength and contact areas for the benefit of attachment, inspections, and more. As a method for connecting parts, flanges come in the form of a lip, rim, or ridge that extends inwards or outwards from a component to aid in its assembly. As a feature found on items ranging from electrical connectors to aircraft components, it can be beneficial to have a general understanding of the design and use of flanges.
On December 12 2016, Enaie Azambuja wrote an article on Electronic Specificer that talks about how Schurter is creating a fuseholder that is used from rough applications. The fuesholder was built based off the FUL series which in used for high performance applications. These will be available in size 5 x 20 mm / 6.3 x 32 mm.
Exxelia Group the U.S. manufacturer of high-tech innovative solutions that include products like capacitors, slip rings, filters, position sensors, precision mechanics and magnetic wound components have just announced they will be introducing a new TCM series common mode chokes that are both designed and qualified to be completely compatible with aerospace applications.