Extensive experience with safety critical aerospace components
Farmington, CT - Connecticut Spring & Stamping (CSS), a manufacturer of precision parts for the aerospace, medical, firearms and defense industries worldwide, announces that it will be highlighting its experience providing stamped parts and springs to the aerospace industry at the 49th Paris Air Show, from June 20-26, 2011, at Le Bourget exhibition center, Paris, France, in the Connecticut booth 3-B118. CSS is an AS9100-certified manufacturer, well known for providing safety critical components used in engines, cockpit instrumentation, and flight landing systems.
CSS manufactures and assembles parts for a variety of aerospace applications in a range of specialized materials, including Titanium, Inconel X750 and 600, 17-7 PH, Hastelloy, Waspalloy, Ni-span, and Eligiloy. Examples of stamped parts include wire harness clips for holding wires in place inside the engine and frost shield assemblies on laser guidance systems for missiles and smart bombs. Other parts include blade locks, double torsion springs, spring regulators, and clutch springs, as well as retention and tension spring clips and compression springs.
As a certified source supplier with ship-to-stock capabilities, CSS has been working with prime OEMs in the aerospace industry for more than forty years. The company supplies components directly and indirectly to the most recognized industry leaders, is an authorized government spare parts supplier, and maintains parts stores for aerospace customers. CSS has been successful at implementing Kanban production scheduling systems for customers, and offers just-in-time shipping of both small and large quantities.
The company also participates in a variety of Source Release programs for several large aerospace customers. CSS is registered as a Department of Defense trading partner, certified as a Commercial and Government Entity, and participates in the Defense Trade Controls program. "CSS specializes in collaborating with aerospace customers to achieve their design objectives," said Steve Dicke, vice president of sales and marketing at CSS (www.ctspring.com). "We are experts in assisting our customers with part design for manufacturability and consistency, ultimately developing sophisticated tooling to produce extremely tight stack tolerances, less than a thousandth of an inch."