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Security Locknut Reports Performance Test Results
January 29, 2007
Security Locknut Inc. has made its vibration test result dat available to the public.
The Vibration test results utilize the same four locknuts being tested under increasingly heavier vibration stress loads and not loosening nor showing any signs of locking feature fatique.
The Fatigue test results demonstrate a 50 On/Off test that clearly shows the products ability to resist locking feature fatigue allowing it to be reused multiple times.
Security Locknut Inc. has made these test results available on its website as well as direct from the company.
The security locknut requires no special tools for installation/removal.Applications include mining, material processing, rail car and railroad trackwork, off-road/heavy vehicle and equipment, amusement rides, construction, presses, turbines, and cylinders or other applications where shock, vibration, stress, or environmental conditions cause fastener failure.
According to the companys press release, using the security locknut eliminates the need for traditional fastening systems such as double nuts, serrated fasteners, flex-type or distorted, pin and nylon insert locknuts that fail, or costly, unnecessary processes such as wire-tying or welding.
The Security Locknut product is heat-resistant to 750$B!<(BF (395$B!<(BC), offered in Coarse and Fine UNC/UNF threads and Metric pitch sizes compatible with Grade 5/Class 8.8 or Grade8/Class 10.9 bolts.