Generic Fastener Installation Trainer (GFIT)

The Generic Fastener Installation Trainer (GFIT) provides each student with the initial cognitive and manipulative skills required for accurate hardware assembly. It is extremely portable and cost effective, requiring only a limited selection of hand tools and a bench vice. Although primarily designed for the aviation industry, the GFIT can be easily adapted to suit any industry that provides training in simple manufacture and hardware assembly.

Key features:
Fastener identification and operation
Determination of fits and clearances
Progressive/Pattern/ torqueing
Prevailing torque measurement/application
Lock tab installation
Application of chemical locking compounds
Split pinning (cotter pin installation)
Assembly of all-metal and low temperature lock nuts
Assembly and locking of an electrical connector
Single strand locking of black box screws
Figure 8 lockwiring of MS engine bolts
Double strand lockwiring of AN type bolts
Assembly of AN type unions and rigid plumbing


Training standards and qualifications include:
City & Guilds

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