Nuts

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Part: Nuts
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Designer: Timothy Schmidt
Date: 2019
Tools: Metal lathes

Introduction

Nuts secure bolts through holes in frames and grids.

Challenges

Nuts come in a variety of shapes, sizes, features, and configurations.

Approaches

Nylock nuts have been selected to reduce the tendency of frames to loosen with vibration.

Parts

8mm frame

M3 nylon insert lock nut

38.1mm frame

M8 nylon insert lock nut

40mm frame

M12 nylon insert lock nut

100mm frame

M25 nylon insert lock nut

Life cycle

Stripped, rounded, or abraded nuts degrade to abrasive pellets for ball mills.

References