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William L Grube: Locking fastener assembly for threaded joint. MacLean Fogg Company, Mason Kolehmainen Rathburn & Wyss, March 14, 1989: US04812094 (84 worldwide citation)

A locking fastener assembly for axle bearings and the like is free spinning during tightening and removal and is positively held against rotation after installation. The assembly is engageable with an axially slotted male threaded member and includes a nut with female threads and a flange end. A ret ...


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David A Harris: Locking fastener assembly. MacLean Fogg Company, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, June 15, 2004: US06749386 (44 worldwide citation)

A locking fastener assembly comprising a nut and a washer. The nut and washer each have opposed load bearing surfaces which include a series of annularly extending, slightly inclined faces forming shallow undulations around each surface. The load bearing surface on the nut is generally spherically c ...


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Sydney L Terry: Locking fastener assembly. Krass & Young, February 25, 1992: US05090855 (37 worldwide citation)

A locking fastener assembly in which coacting cam surfaces are employed to generate wedging forces in response to backing off movement of the associated nut or washer at the conclusion of the normal tightening operation, thereby urging the nut into tighter engagement with the associated bolt and at ...


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Stephen Bowling, W Kurt Feick: Self-locking threaded fastener assembly. St Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, May 8, 2001: US06227782 (34 worldwide citation)

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, or integrally formed with, the male screw fastener and provides at least one or more flexible fingers e ...


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Steven D Peterkort: Locking fastener assembly for threaded joint. MacLean Fogg Company, Mason Kolehmainen Rathburn & Wyss, January 28, 1997: US05597278 (32 worldwide citation)

A free spinning positively locking fastener assembly for threaded joints such as automotive or truck wheel assemblies includes a flanged nut with a retainer washer captured on the nut flange. The washer includes a tab received in a slot of a wheel spindle to permit the washer to move axially and pre ...


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Alistair N McKinlay: Wedge-locking fastener assembly with a cammed flange. Hong Kong Disc Lock Company, Charles W Chandler, May 6, 1997: US05626449 (30 worldwide citation)

A wedge-type flanged fastener assembly is provided for holding two or more workpieces together without loosening due to vibration or shock forces. The assembly includes a nut and lock washer having mating cam surfaces contoured to achieve a high strength wedge lock resistance to unloosening movement ...


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Sydney L Terry: Wedge lock die washer. Krass & Young, April 30, 1991: US05011351 (25 worldwide citation)

A lock washer, a locking fastener assembly, and a method of providing a secure, inexpensive fastener joint. The lock washer has a convexly conical upper surface including circumferentially spaced cam surfaces separated by radial shoulders and a concavely conical undersurface. The washer is hardened ...


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Alistair N McKinlay: Self-locking fastener with captive washer. Hong Kong Disc Lock Company, Charles W Chandler, November 18, 1997: US05688091 (25 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to a wedge-locking fastener assembly in which a washer is connected to flanged nut by a series of tabs that extend around the outer edge of the flange on a nut.


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Daniel P Hess: Locking fastener assembly. University of South Florida, Howard & Howard, February 1, 2000: US06019556 (19 worldwide citation)

A locking fastener assembly comprising a fastener having a shaft (12) and a head (14 or 114) and first threads (16) for placing the shaft (12) in tension to clamp a part (18). A threaded washer (20) has second threads (22) for disposition between the head (14 or 114) and the part (18). A torsion spr ...


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Steven D Peterkort: Locking fastener assembly for threaded joint. Okabe Corporation, Mayer Brown & Platt, September 18, 2001: US06290442 (18 worldwide citation)

A highly adjustable free spinning positively locking fastener assembly for threaded joints such as automotive or truck wheel assemblies includes a nut having a flange with a retainer washer captured on the nut flange via a locking bolt. The washer includes a tab received in a slot of a wheel spindle ...