TOST Connectors / Quick–Release Links
TOST offers practicle solutions of all connections in the cable preamble which must be disconnected easily, eg. the fan–assembly, weak links, cable parachutes.
History of TOST
TOST has more than 60 years of experience in the development and manufacturing of aviation safety equipment. It's a family business – run in the fourth generation – they stick to the motto: Conserving the well–proven system – Developing forward.
The cornerstones of their corporate policy are:
Customer satisfaction is their highest goal. The customer is the king – he should like to come back – and not like to send the product back.
Since 1969 TOST holds a LBA approval as Design and Production Organization. (LBA= German Aviation Authorities). In the meantime, all approvals are issued by the EASA. In yearly audits through the aviation authorities, the compliance with quality standards is checked and kept record of. Over and above those official regulations, they live the quality thought in their every–day work.
Modern manufacturing techniques, economical resource management and the long lifetime of TOST products are their contribution to the protection of the environment. Gliding is an ecologically friendly sport.
Long standing relations to their customers, suppliers and employees stand for the continuity in their company.
Tost Notch–Type Connector
The TOST Notch–Type Connector has a drop–forged hook and oval ring with a flat section (each sold separately). The flat section is inserted into the notch of the hook. They have a low weight, no sharp edges with out bending even under the heaviest cable load. This connector has a long service life.
Tost Clasp Type Connector
One–part connector, simply clip it into a connecting shackle.