Is a Stover nut A lock nut?
Stover Nut. Also known as automation lock nuts or Stover® lock nuts, Stover nuts have high resistance to shock loads and vibration.
What is a Stover bolt?
They are a type of distorted thread nut with the distorted threads being at the top of the nut where it becomes conical. Stover is another name for conical locking nuts, along with Toplock nuts and prevailing torque nuts.
What grade is a Stover nut?
Stover-C Lock Nut, Coarse Thread, Grade 8, Zinc Plated.
What is a grade C Stover nut?
An all-metal one-piece hex nut which derives its prevailing torque characteristics from controlled distortion of its top threads from their normal helical form to a more elliptical shape.
Are Stover lock nuts reusable?
Stover lock nuts are reusable a limited number of times because the prevailing torque declines each time the nut is used. Always follow the manufacturer’s recommendations regarding nut reuse, thread lubricants and torque values.
How does a locknut work?
Locking nuts work to secure bolted joints by adding friction to the thread of the bolt. Different varieties of locking nut exist, those that utilize metal to create friction, such as the all metal nut, and those that incorporate a polymer in the design, such as the nylon insert nut.
What is AC lock nut?
Grade C nylon insert lock nuts are hex nuts that have a nylon collar insert in one end of the nut. The nylon insert increases friction on the screw thread, which resists loosening.
What grade are Stover nuts?
Stover Locknuts are offered in grade C with a cadmium and wax finish; and in grade G with a black phos finish. Featuring controlled distortion of its top threads, stover locknuts can withstand high temperatures and severe vibration.
Is grade C the same as Grade 8?
Grade C. Grade C is a thru-hardened medium carbon zinc plated alloy steel. No head markings (manufacturers mark may also be included). Finish is equivalent in strength to Grade 8 but without the yellow color.
How many times can you use a Nyloc nut?
They provide desirable reusability and can be used assuredly up to fifteen times after an initial fastening.