For clamping and locking dies on press beds and rams.
On the beds of machine tools.
When the available space is limited and maximum clamping force is required.
When no hydraulic unit is available
A hydraulic nut incorporates its own internal hydraulic jack. This enables large diameter bolts to be tensioned with ease to high and accurate pre-loads.Hydraulic nuts are widely used in the oil and gas, offshore, mining, conventional...
Nuts are used with bolts to assemble parts or provide motion transfer. They are tapped to be mated with a screw, a bolt or any shaft with external threads.
Nuts have two main applications:
- Parts assembly: Assembly nuts take many different many forms.
- Motion transfer: Turning the bolt moves the nut left or right. The nut-bolt system can transfer great force. It is found in vices, bar clamps, screw jacks, car jacks and similar devices. The system converts a rotational movement into a translation movement. Rarely reversible, the opposite conversion is nonetheless possible if the bolt's threads are long enough.
The most common standard nuts include hexagonal nuts, minimum-height, or locknuts (any nut can serve the same purpose, depending on its position), cap nuts, self-locking nuts, square nuts, flanged nuts, wing nuts, castle nuts, et al. Most nuts are screwed on, though weld nuts and clinch nuts also exist.
How to choose
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