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Dual Automatic Fastener Locking Tension Spring

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000050956D
Original Publication Date: 1982-Dec-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-10

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Beurer, FC Frye, CS Panissidi, HA [+details]

Abstract

The particular apparatus requires fasteners spaced from one another at a particular distance and having a predetermined torque setting. In the past these fasteners required an operator to hold and maintain their torque setting while tightening a locking checknut. The present arrangement eliminates the time involved in locking checknuts, and avoids the use of a Z locknut for each fastener.