Jam nut

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See Check nut, under Check.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Nut segment is fragmented as hex nut, heavy hex nut, jam nut, square nut, and other nuts.
The back section of the suppressor was sawed off and used as a jam nut. Most of us would make a white paint dot on the forward section of the suppressor for tracking purposes.
The P34L are supplied with jam nut and flat washer to resist compression forces.--Dayton Superior Corp., www.daytonsuperior.com
"On some of these vehicles, the jam nut in the rear suspension toe adjuster link may not be torqued to the proper specification," according to a statement released by GM.
With the gun empty, the safety engaged, and the stock off the action, loosen the jam nut (#51) on the trigger housing.
The jam nut, the lock nut and the safety wire were still attached to the clevis threads and free to rotate.
But even then the job isn't complete until you check to make sure all the rods have the right amount of sealing compound, NSN 8030-00-174-2599, at the top where the jam nut is.
The bracket when properly installed with one nut and one washer on each side of the bracket as shown in the exploded view in the TM will provide the desired jam nut effect to prevent the nuts from working loose due to vibration.
Protokraft introduced the Titan Series of Jam Nut Ethernet Optical Media Converters with M28876 optical interfaces for naval, petrochemical, mining, industrial or utility applications where significant levels of shock, vibration and extreme temperature ranges are experienced.