Nuts, Nylok Nut, Jam Nut, Top Lock Nut, Industrial Depot, Lou Santiago
The Industrial Depot sells a wide variety of nuts for almost any use. Lock nuts are any nut that includes a locking feature. Keps nuts are nuts that include a built in washer which provides a locking tension. Many kinds of keps nuts include a star shaped washer that flares out to hold the nut in place. One of the most used lock nuts is the nylock nut. The nylock nut includes a nylon insert that helps keep the nut from coming off. For high heat applications, both top and reverse lock nuts are good choices. The top lock nut clamps down on the bolt holding it in place. The reverse lock nut locks onto the bolt using specialized threads.
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