CMM Inspection at Security Locknut
Security Locknut uses a coordinate-measuring machine (CMM) to monitor manufacturing consistency
From the Desk of Security Locknut Management
Does an Impact Wrench Properly Tighten Your Bolted Joint? Hint: Probably Not.
Here’s a recent field test showing the installing of a 2”x
Tension Testing: The Effect of Lubrication on K Factor
Surprise results testing bolt tension with different lubricants. Test Setup Bolt and Nut
What’s the Deal with Castle Nuts?
Castellated nuts, often called a castle nuts, employ cotter pins as
Double Nuts — Do They Work?
Let's compare a typical assembly using one nut and a bolt
How Does the Security Locknut Work?
Security Locknut Last time, we discussed why you may not need a
Why You Shouldn’t Need a Locknut
You shouldn’t need a locknut if the bolted joint is properly
The relationship between input torque and tension is the governing principle
Why is it Important to Keep a Bolted Joint Tight?
It is well understood that a fastener will fail if it
How Much Rotation Angle is Needed to Tighten a Fastener?
Hint: not as much as you think. To answer this question, let’s
How Much Does a Bolt Stretch?
Answer: a very small but important amount. In previous posts we discussed