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A locking assembly for fastening two components together, such as a fluid coupling assembly, is disclosed. A first member has a serrated annular surface and fastening threads adjacent a bearing surface. A second member has a flexible projection or projections or a complementary configuration to the serrated annular surface. The second member also includes fastening threads and a bearing surface. When the respective threads engage, they provide the primary preloading force to the bearing surface, while simultaneously the projections and the serrated detects provide a retention force to ensure a positive coupling.

Title
Coupling joint assembly with integral retention mechanism
Application Number
7/723381
Publication Number
5215336
Application Date
June 28, 1991
Publication Date
June 1, 1993
Inventor
Albert L Worthing
Tustin
CA, US
Agent
Price Gess & Ubell
Assignee
Shur Lok Corporation
CA, US
IPC
F16L 35/00
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