The growing aviation sector has spawned a curious alphabet soup of acronyms to describe the various types of unmanned, or remotely-controlled aircraft that grace our skies. News reports describe military drones carrying out surveillance or airstrikes against terrorists around of the world. Companies like Amazon are experimenting with deliveries via drones. And high-tech drones of all shapes and sizes are available to consumers in hobby shops and department stores across the country.
They can’t all be called by the same name can they?
As it turns out, there’s quite a bit of controversy when it comes to terms like drone, UAV (unmanned aircraft vehicle), RPA (remotely-piloted aircraft), and UAS (unmanned aircraft system). So today, we’re taking a look at some of these acronyms to try to make sense of it all. Continue reading How Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and Drones Are Different
If you’re reading this, you likely already know a thing or two about sintered metal filters, though you may not know exactly what you need for your unique application. Here at Fluid Conditioning Products (FCP), our goal is to assist customers in procuring precisely the right porous metal filter for their larger-scale manufacturing or other custom projects that require at least 100 units.
We work directly with sintered filter producers and can customize and adapt filters for a wide variety of applications. Need a housing for your filter, as well, to assure optimal performance? We can create one for you!
Still have questions about sintered metal filters? We designed this helpful FAQ to address some of our customers’ most common questions. Continue reading FAQs about Sintered Metal Filters
There’s a lot to consider when it comes to filters and filter design, especially in the Aerospace, Defense and Marine industries. Through a wide range of aircraft and land vehicles, to the extremes of aerospace applications, nuclear submarines, and test/maintenance facilities, companies depend on quality filters to perform under and withstand the most demanding conditions.
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When looking for precision-crafted filtration products, quality and dependability should be your top two requirements. But how do you measure quality and dependability in the aerospace industry where safety and reliability are of the utmost importance? You abide by and get certified to the AS9100 Rev C. Standard. Continue reading The Importance of AS9100 certification
Click Here to view our newly released Capabilities Statement. Government buyers will find this an indispensable tool to quickly reference the ways that FCP can help meet their procurement requirements!
FCP successfully passed its most recent 18-month audit by the Performance Review Institute to maintain its NADCAP accreditation. FCP holds certification by NADCAP for quality and expertise in all of our brazing processes.
FCP is committed to maintaining the certifications and approvals needed to support our customers:
- AS 9100, Rev. C.
- ISO 9001: 2008
- Sub-Safe Level 1
FCP Supplies Marines with ‘Ship-to-Shore’ Fuel Strainer Assembly.
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