Some Problems the Fastener Industry Perceives in Effecting Aerospace Conversion to the Metric System 660305

This paper discusses the effect conversion to the metric system of weights, measures, and standards would have on the technological and industrial base of the United States, with particular emphasis on the impact such a conversion would have on our aerospace industry. Using the experiences of British industry and its reaction to British government’s recent announcement to convert to metric, the difficulties facing any industrial nation are described.


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