LOCK NUTS – Good Vibrations! More Like Shake Rattle & Roll
One of the constant dilemmas we have when working with fasteners, is how to ensure the bolt will stay in place when there is the element of vibration involved.
Let me introduce you to two alternatives; one being a good old faithful – 150 years of recognition in the industry must speak for itself, and the other, a more innovative approach.
The Lock Nut, often referred to as the Jam Nut combines 2 nuts to secure the bolt and has been used effectively for over a century. The art of the construction of the nuts is essential to produce good results, and is often the reason for ineffective locking.