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Bolt sizing

  1. Nov 20, 2008 #1
    I need to spec out some bolts according to the NAS standard. The problem is that I only have the dimensions/specifications in ANSI format. Has anyone ever worked with NAS before? I can't find anything to help me figure out what size bolt I need.
     
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  4. Nov 20, 2008 #3
    Yes, that is exactly the data I was looking for. Thanks a million!
     
  5. Nov 20, 2008 #4

    FredGarvin

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    I would highly recommend that if you are really spec'ing out any kind of NAS bolts that you get a hold of the actual spec, not a web site's pared down version that could be who knows how many revisions out of date. There are MANY types of fasteners covered by NAS specs.
     
  6. Nov 21, 2008 #5
    Well, thus far the problem has been finding the comparable to NAS fastener to an ANSI hole call out. I have the call outs, I know the thread counts, diameters, etc, that I need. The problem is I couldn't find anywhere that would tell me what they were. They only list NAS 144-158, etc. No conversion chart or anything.
     
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