Design and Performance Test of Locking Curved-Nut

풀림방지 Curved-Nut 설계 및 성능 시험

  • Received : 2016.08.22
  • Accepted : 2016.11.05
  • Published : 2017.03.01


Many types of locking nut are commercializing in the various industries where has heavy vibration. Because nut's loosing causes a serious accident. But the most locking nuts are too expensive as the complicate manufacturing process. In this study, we design the new type of locking nut, "Curved-Nut" that is relatively simple making process. We study a relation between the elastic energy and the nut loosing mechanism. So it is analysed, the elastic energy of Curved-Nut comparing with the locking test. The Curved-Nut was manufactured on the commercial nut using a milling tool with horizontal cutting, one or two time under the nut. As the result, the more elastic energy the more prevent the loosing of the nut. We verified the performance of the loosing nut using the vibration testing equipment (NAS3350).


Locking Nut;Curved-Nut;Elastic Energy;Friction Energy


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