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The aerospace industry meets 360° joining technology

Fascination. Infinity. Innovation.

New technologies, reducing emissions, design concepts: Get on the early plane with us and give your developments the necessary drive.

Böllhoff – your expert for the aerospace industry

“Remove before flight” – who doesn’t want to fly safely? We also take a second look and support you when it comes to fulfilling the requirements of the current development trends of the aerospace industry. To increase the energy efficiency and save resources, aeronautical engineers and engine manufacturers also systematically analyse and optimise the production processes. For decades, we have been a partner for the industry and offer special joining solutions for every type – airplanes, helicopters, satellites, or space shuttles.
Get on the early plane with us and give your developments the necessary drive. 

We are right where you need us — by your side.

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Do you have any questions or a current project?

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Your modules – our joining solutions

We also supply the assembly solutions for our fasteners. Please do not hesitate to contact us for information about our complete range of processing systems for example: hand-held tools, robot-coupled hand-held tools or fully automatic solutions.

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Our product portfolio

We cover a wide range of separate fasteners such as standard bolts, own brands and individual special parts, but also complete assembly systems and individually developed automation solutions.

  • Designed and produced by Böllhoff

    Special / Build-to-spec parts

    • Thread reinforcement and thread repair – HELICOIL®
    • Blind rivet nuts and studs – RIVKLE®
    • Adhesive technology – ONSERT®
    • Thread creation and screw loss protection – HITSERT® Screwlock and AMTEC®
    • Customer-specific thermoplastic parts – TEPRO®
    • Vibration and noise decoupling – SITEC® and SNAPLOC®
    • Tolerance compensation – FLEXITOL®
  • Fasteners and fittings

    Standard parts


    • Non-threaded fasteners:
      • Washers / bushes / spacers
    • Threaded fasteners:
      • Nuts / self-locking nuts / fittings / screws / bolts

    Fluid Products

    • Fittings:
      • B-nuts / flare fittings / flareless fittings / drums


    Qualified standard parts lists:

    • Airbus QPL ( ABS, AS, ASNA, MS, NAS, NFL, NSA, …)
    • Airbus Helicopters (ASNA, DHS, EN, ECS, …)

    Additional standards:

    • EN
    • ISO
    • NFL

    New standard parts:

    • Development competence for new standard parts including qualification process
  • Fasteners and mechanical parts and surface treatment

    Build-to-print parts

    From a drawing to a serial production

    • Serial production
    • Prototypes
    • Possibility to co-design the part
    • Cost optimisation design consulting
    • Assembly possibilities
    • Surface treatment 
      • Passivation
      • Cadmium plating
      • Silver coating

    Our competencies:

    • Raw material processing: aluminium, steel, stainless steel, titanium, nickel-based, …
    • Turning bars up to Ø 70 mm or in mandrill up to Ø 390 mm
    • Milling parts up to 800 x 600 x 500 mm
    • Part length up to 1,000 mm
    • Forging
    • Established subcontracting management for heat and surface treatment


Automatic installation tools

We also supply the assembly solutions for our fastening elements, e.g. HELICOIL®  or AMTEC® thread inserts, ONSERT® bonding solutions or RIVKLE® blind rivet nuts.
Our range includes modules for integration into automatic processes and complete systems.

Do you have specific requirements? If so, please contact us!

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Boellhoff Helicoil

The Böllhoff competencies

Your partner for successful joining – and what that means for you.

  • Development and design competencies

    Development and design competencies

    •    Dedicated experts for innovation, product, project and design management 
    •    Trend scouting 
    •    Design thinking 
    •    FMEA 
    •    Feasibility studies 
    •    R & D activities (FEM, moldflow analysis) 
    •    Multiple CAD software, e.g. Catia V5, Ansys, Creo Parametric 
    •    Customer-tailored developments 
    •    Application engineering and technical consulting 
    •    Prototyping and additive manufacturing 
    •    Value stream analysis, e.g. cost optimisation 
    •    In-house laboratory accredited according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025 
  • Production


    • Technical production know-how
    • Thirteen modern production facilities worldwide
    • Major production technologies
      • Injection moulding
      • Cold- and hot-forming
      • Turning and milling processes
      • Thread rolling
      • Wire profiling and winding
      • Surface treatment (passivation, cadmium, silver coating)
      • Mechanical and plant engineering
    • Zero-defect philosophy
    • Qualified production staff and continuous internal training
    • Company training centre
  • Qualification


    • Quality management systems – requirements for
      • EN 9100 Aviation, Space and Defence Organizations and
      •  IATF 16949 Automotive Industries
    • DIN EN 9145 requirements for Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) and Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)
    • FAIR EN 9102
    • In-house laboratory accredited according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025
    • Environmental management DIN EN ISO 14001
    • Energy management systems DIN EN ISO 50001
    • Occupational health and safety management systems DIN ISO 45001 (replaces OHSAS
    • Product qualification for customers and third parties
    Find out more about our accredited test laboratory
  • Supply


    • Supply chain solutions
    • Worldwide network within the group
    • Large warehouses in France, Germany and the United Kingdom
    • Proximity to customers thanks to global presence
    • Supporting sales and after sales services
    • Repair kits
    • Customised packaging


Get inspired by our solutions

and take off with us.


Exclusively for you: Our success stories

Here are examples of good collaboration with our customers. This is the basis of our shared success. Take a look and be inspired by our 360° joining technology. Perhaps we will write the next success story with you.

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Our events

Visit us on different international aerospace exhibitions. You cannot join us at our booth? We would be pleased to offer tailored in-house events – on site in your facilities or digital.

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