Nut

Nut, NUT, Nuts or NUTS may refer to:

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Swage Nut
... A swage nut is a type of nut is used on sheet metal ... deforms into an undercut in the nut, keeping it from pulling out or rotating ...
Nut - Other Uses
... Nut (goddess), the Egyptian goddess of the sky The Nut (disambiguation) The Nut, a landmark near Stanley, Tasmania NUT Motorcycles, a British motorcycle manufacturer founded in Newcastle upon Tyne in ...
Serrated Face Nut
... A serrated face nut is a locknut with ridges on the face of the nut that bite into the surface it is tightened against ... The serrations are angled such that they keep the nut from rotating in the direction that would loosen the nut ... Sometimes both faces of the nut are serrated, permitting either side to lock ...
Square Thread Form - Advantages & Disadvantages
... Due to the lack of a thread angle there is no radial pressure, or bursting pressure, on the nut ... This also increases the nut life ... Also, there is no way to compensate for wear on the nut, so it must be replaced when worn out ...
Speed Nut
... A speed nut, also known as a sheet metal nut, is a type of locknut with two sheet metal prongs that act as one thread ... The fastener serves the functions of both a lock washer and a nut ... As the fastener is tightened in the nut the prongs are drawn inward until they exert pressure on the root of the thread on the fastener ...

Famous quotes containing the word nut:

    Evaluation is creation: hear it, you creators! Evaluating is itself the most valuable treasure of all that we value. It is only through evaluation that value exists: and without evaluation the nut of existence would be hollow. Hear it, you creators!
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)

    Ancient woods of my blood, dash down to the nut of the seas
    If I take to burn or return this world which is each man’s work.
    Dylan Thomas (1914–1953)

    She look’d amiable!—Why could I not live and end my days thus? Just disposer of our joys and sorrows, cried I, why could not a man sit down in the lap of content here—and dance, and sing, and say his prayers, and go to heaven with this nut brown maid?
    Laurence Sterne (1713–1768)