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FSG 39 materials handling equipment

As an ISO 9001:2008/ASA-100 accredited distributor, we at ASAP Semiconductor are recognized for our exhaustive catalogue of both current and obsolete product lines. Through our proprietary website Just NSN-Parts, customers in the Aerospace, Aviation, Industrial, Military and Defense industries are able to find a comprehensive list of parts we supply and their corresponding National Stock Numbers.

To standardize its supply chain processes, the U.S. Department of Defense put into place a system that uniquely and permanently identifies the items that it purchases. This system, called the National Stock Number (NSN), comprises of 13 digits which are broken down into the 2 following identifying subcategories:

  1. Federal Supply Classification Group – The first 4 digits of the NSN identifies the Federal Supply Class code (FSCG).
  2. National Item Identification Number – The last 9 digits of the NSN identifies the National Item Identification Number (NIIN).

For example, an existing roller assembly we sell at ASAP Semiconductor has a 13-digit NSN of 3910-00-088-4649. The FSCG is represented by 3910, and the NIIN by 000884649

Continuing on, the FSCG and NIIN can be broken down even further into the following classifying subcategories:

In the above roller assembly example, the FSG is represented by 39, and the FSC by 10.

In the above roller assembly example, the NCB is represented by 00 (USA).

  1. Federal Supply Group – The first 2 digits of the FSCG identifies the Federal Supply Group (FSG).
  2. Federal Supply Code – The last 2 digits of the FSCG identifies the Federal Supply Code (FSC).
  3. National Codification Bureau – The first 2 digits of the NIIN identifies the National Codification Bureau (NCB) or NATO country code.
  4. Item Serial Number – The last 7 digits of the NIIN is merely an item serial number that does not follow an assignment pattern.

One FSG we at ASAP Semiconductor stock is FSG 39 – Materials Handling Equipment. Manufacturers for FSG 39 that we carry include: