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Locking mechanism for threaded components

U.S. Patent US4863328 | Filed: 01/25/1988 | Issued: 09/05/1989
Assignee(s): KDI American Products, Inc. | Inventor(s): Jack H. Malek | Agent(s): Noel F. Heal | Examiner(s): Neill R. Wilson
A locking mechanism for assembled threaded coponents, including a circumferential tongue on one of the components and a corresponding notch on the other component. As a locking position is approach...

Mechanical latching device

U.S. Patent US6217269 | Filed: 05/21/1999 | Issued: 04/17/2001
Inventor(s): William Jentzen | Agent(s): Winstead Sechrest & Minick P.C. | Examiner(s): Neill Wilson
A mechanism is disclosed which can be used to selectively establish the amount of resistance to un-screwing associated with common fittings, especially those with high pitch-angle threads. Such a m...

Self-locking threaded fastener assembly

U.S. Patent US6227782 | Filed: 05/28/1999 | Issued: 05/08/2001
Inventor(s): Stephen Bowling + 1 | Agent(s): St. Onge Steward Johnston & Reens LLC | Examiner(s): Neill Wilson
A self-locking fastener assembly includes a male screw fastener and a related female component (such as a plastic workpiece) for receiving the male screw fastener; a locking element is mounted on, ...

Fatigue improvement nut

U.S. Patent US3933074 | Filed: 12/09/1974 | Issued: 01/20/1976
Assignee(s): Kaynar Manufacturing Co., Inc. | Inventor(s): Erwin C. Witte + 1 | Agent(s): Harness, Dickey & Pierce
The threads at the entrance end of a nut are interrupted by a plurality of circumferentially spaced axially extending flutes to form relatively flexible load distributing threads. The flutes extend...

Anti-back-out fastener for applications under vibration

U.S. Patent US8899895 | Filed: -- | Issued: --
A fastener is configured for use in a high vibration application. The fastener includes a nut including a nut body including a cam surface comprising wedge locking action fastening features and a h...