3D CAD Fastener Standards by CADENAS PARTsolutions Named Top Product of 2014 by Fastener Technology Magazine

3D CAD Models of Fastener Standards

Aerospace Industries Association’s Digital 3D Catalog Models of National Aerospace Standards Featured in Fastener Magazine Yearly List of Top Products


Cincinnati, OH – The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) digital 3D CAD catalog of National Aerospace Standard (NAS) fasteners, built by CADENAS PARTsolutions and distributed by IHS Inc., was recently selected by Fastener Technology Magazine as a Top Product of 2014. The NAS fastener standards have been digitally mastered in 3D CAD by CADENAS PARTsolutions, replacing volumes of paper and PDF standards previously used by engineers. The accolade, which was selected by the staff of Fastener Technology Magazine, highlights how CADENAS PARTsolutions, AIA and IHS are leading the industry by providing dynamic digital 3D CAD versions of industry standards, increasing access and ease of use for their customers.

3D CAD Models of Fastener Standards


“We are honored to have the NAS digital 3D CAD catalog selected by Fastener Magazine as a Top Product of 2014,” says Jay Hopper, President and COO of CADENAS PARTsolutions. “The modernization of these key industry standards has been long overdue, it is great to have Fastener Magazine recognize our work with the Aerospace Industries Association as an important step in the evolution of these standards and the way of the future.”

CADENAS PARTsolutions has partnered with IHS Inc., the leading global source of information and analytics, and the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA), the premier trade association representing the nation’s major aerospace and defense manufacturers, to offer configurable 3D models of NAS & NASM mechanical parts standards. Under the partnership, the advanced PARTsolutions eCATALOGsolutions™ tools will be integrated with IHS Standards Expert® and IHS Standards Expert® with Goldfire®, the market-leading engineering knowledge management solutions from IHS.

With the NAS catalog, CADENAS PARTsolutions has strengthened their position as the digital fastener and standard parts experts. In addition to the NAS, CADENAS PARTsolutions delivers 3D digital fasteners for the ASME and MIL-SPEC catalogs, as well as others. In addition to digitizing industry standards, CADENAS PARTsolutions is the choice of more than 500 manufacturers looking to put digital versions of their parts in the hands, and designs, of their customers.

These digital parts catalogs with downloadable 3D CAD enable engineers to quickly configure and specify the component they need, and test fit a native CAD model directly in their design application. With more than 150 formats supported, CADENAS PARTsolutions provides the highest quality digital representations of standard parts for engineers and designers around the world.

About CADENAS PARTsolutions

CADENAS PARTsolutions is a leading provider of next generation 3D part catalog management and sales configuration solutions. For large manufacturers, CADENAS PARTsolutions provides centralized 3D standard part catalogs making it easy for global design teams to find, reuse, and control standard and proprietary parts. For component manufacturers, CADENAS PARTsolutions provides downloadable 3D CAD models technology to increase sales lead generation and to ensure that components get “designed in” to OEM products. www.partsolutions.com/


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Adam Beck

Director of Marketing at CADENAS PARTsolutions | A Marketing graduate from the Miami University, Farmer School of Business in Oxford Ohio, Adam has years of experience in marketing and design for a variety of industries.