Through ASAP Semiconductor’s proprietary website ASAP Aerospace, clients in the Aerospace, Aviation, Military and Defense sectors and private individuals can view our large catalogue of both current and obsolete parts, arranged by their respective National Stock Numbers. As an ISO 9001:2008 certified/ASA-100 accredited supplier, we at ASAP Semiconductor understand the importance of conducting business as deemed appropriate by federal standards.
To regulate the acquisition process, the U.S. Department of Defense created a system that distinctively and permanently identifies the items that it purchases. This system, called the National Stock Number (NSN), is made of 13 digits which are broken down into the 2 ensuing identifying subcategories:
For example, an existing metal bar we supply at ASAP Semiconductor has a 13-digit NSN of 9510-00-022-1344. The FSCG is represented by 9510, and the NIIN by 000221344.
Continuing on, the FSCG and NIIN can be broken down even further into the following classifying subcategories:
For the above metal bar, the FSG is represented by 95, and the FSC by 10.
For the above metal bar, the NCB is represented by 00, designating USA.
One FSG we at ASAP Semiconductor stock is FSG 95 - Metal Bars, Sheets and Shapes. Manufacturers for FSG 95 that we carry include: