locknut


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lock·nut

also lock nut  (lŏk′nŭt′)
n.
1. A usually thin nut screwed down on another nut to prevent it from loosening.
2. A self-locking nut.

locknut

(ˈlɒkˌnʌt)
n
1. (Mechanical Engineering) a supplementary nut screwed down upon a primary nut to prevent it from shaking loose
2. (Mechanical Engineering) a threaded nut having a feature, such as a nylon insert, to prevent it from shaking loose
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.locknut - supplementary nut that is screwed down on a primary nut to prevent it from loosening
nut - a small (usually square or hexagonal) metal block with internal screw thread to be fitted onto a bolt
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locknut

[ˈlɒknʌt] Ncontratuerca f
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To prevent the stay from moving, screw a locknut onto the stud.
The standard nut lost its preload (tension) clamping force almost immediately, and the prevailing-torque locknut lost 70% of its preload clamping force.
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Remember when using TG collets, the collet must be inserted into the locknut prior to assembly to the holder.
Upon installation, the locknut becomes a permanent and secure part of an assembly and will not loosen or fall out.
The Company's subsidiary, Aero-Missile Components, has been named the Master Distributor by SPS Technologies located in Jenkintown, Pennsylvania for its FLEXLOC Locknut product line toward the end of last year.