THREADED FASTNERS WITH SERRATED THREADS
Original Publication Date: 1994-Dec-31
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2004-Apr-07
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A threaded fastener with barbs on the crests of the threads is used to provide a self locking threaded fastener. The barbs have a triangular shape with a point central with the crest and in a leading position in the-fastening direction to provide for low torque fastening and high torque unfastening.