G.L. Huyett Datasheets for Locknuts
Locknuts are a type of prevailing-torque fastener that resists loosening under vibration and torque. They differ from standard nuts because they typically have friction-increasing bearing surfaces (e.g., pitted grooves on flanges) or special internal thread-geometries.
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|A locknut, also known as a lock nut, locking nut, prevailing torque nut, stiff nut or elastic stop nut, is a nut that resists loosening under vibrations and torque. Elastic...|
|Locknuts were the original and most popular form of bearing retention in the early part of the century. As wire forming technology improved, retaining rings gradually replaced locknuts because of...|