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"REACT" FASTENER

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000024409D
Original Publication Date: 1980-Aug-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-02

Publishing Venue

Xerox Disclosure Journal

Abstract

This disclosure relates to a me-piece,' self-locking screw wherein a cupped or Belleville-type washer is integrally formed with the head of the screw to maintain a preload on the screw when assembled to resist the tendency of the screw to loosen due to vibration. The one-piece design also simplif ies assembly operations.