What is another word for locknut?

23 synonyms found


[ lˈɒknʌt], [ lˈɒknʌt], [ l_ˈɒ_k_n_ʌ_t]

Locknuts are one of the essential components used in different machinery to prevent unwanted loosening of bolts and nuts due to vibrations or other external forces. They are also known as jam nuts, prevailing torque nuts, or coupling nuts. Jam nuts are used as a second nut to prevent the first one from loosening, while prevailing torque nuts are designed to achieve a predetermined resistance level to prevent self-loosening. Additionally, coupling nuts are used to connect two bolts or threaded rods securely. Along with the industry term locknuts, these synonyms commonly used in various engineering and manufacturing applications to ensure the safety and reliability of different components.

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How to use "Locknut" in context?

Locknut is a type of bolt thread insert. It is usually used in applications that require a nut with a corresponding bolt head, such as mounting a camera to a pole. Locknut replaces the traditional nut and bolt assembly, providing enhanced strength and security.

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  • Forward Entailment

    • Noun, singular or mass
      nut, nuts.

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  • n.

    • artifact

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