The Aircraft Locknut Manufacturers Association is abbreviated as ALMA. It is encompassed of the prominent North American producers of the self-locking nuts for aerospace business. ALMA works meticulously with other nationwide and worldwide military and manufacturing technical administrations in developing standards, specifications, and other methodical practices.
The member corporations control their practice of locknut manufacturing on the way to ensure the well-timed delivery of superior products.
ALMA finds product features with the extreme effect on function, form, and fit of self-locking nuts.
Mr. Robert H. Ecker is the Executive Director of ALMA. It is head-quartered in Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA. It is founded in 1977.
Even though Statistical Process Control (SPC), has lately received much responsiveness in the practical communal, ALMA Associate Corporations have been executing SPC practices for more than a few years as a engineering tool to diminish or reduce customer returns, scrap, and rework.
The point that SPC is a need for any producer in today's situation is a given. Once the process is well-ordered, the product will encounter the features essential for the function of the final product form, and it’s fit.
ALMA has currently accomplished a project to describe those product features which have the highest effect on function, form and fit and of the self-locking nuts.
This project was started by ALMA in order to aid those who are less acquainted with self-locking nuts and to identify the features that should be measured for assessment and/or design to guarantee proper or requisite product performance. ALMA expects that this project will be used as a scholastic tool and monitor for further interested parties by those previously accustomed with products.
Companies know at which element in their procedures SPC has to be implemented, and what needs to be organized for uninterrupted improvement grounded on product understanding, method of production, process abilities, and other elements. The apprehensions of both the producer and the consumer must be measured to safeguard that significant data are spawned, and that the fragments will function as anticipated. The goal of ALMA Associate Corporations is to device their procedures to safeguard the manufacture and well-timed supply of quality services.Read More»