Accession Number : ADD015704

Title :   Nut and Snap Ring Position Locking Device.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 30 Apr 91, patented 4 Feb 92,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Moyles, Mervyn W

Report Date : 04 Feb 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : An apparatus for preventing the rotation of a nut with respect to a threaded shaft, one version suitable for use on a plain threaded shaft and another version suitable for use on a threaded shaft having an axial keyway of rectangular cross section. The apparatus consists of a slotted and grooved nut and a tanged snap ring. The nut has radial slots across a face, and a circumferential groove which intersects the bottom of the slots. The snap ring fits over the nut within the circumferential groove, the tang extending down through the nut and engaging with the threaded shaft.

Descriptors :   *RINGS, *NUTS(FASTENINGS), *PATENTS, CROSS SECTIONS, ROTATION, SLOTS, SCREW THREADS, SHAFTS(MACHINE ELEMENTS)

Subject Categories : Couplers, Fasteners, and Joints

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE