Self Locking Thread

Wide-Loc™ Overview
self locking thread

Wide-Loc is a modified female thread from that mates with a standard bolt or screw to produce a self-locking thread which is resistant to loosening due to vibration.

Thread Locking Thread Form
When the bolt, screw, or nut is tightened, the crests of the male threads on the bolt are pulled up against the ramp and wedged into place creating a locking thread. The bolt can not move or vibrate laterally.

Application
Aviation - Missile - Motorcycle - Marine - Medical - Automotive

Why use Lock Nuts?
Added weight, surface damage. Costs.

Wide-Loc™ Self Locking Thread Form Products

Wide-Loc Taps
Spiral Flute Tap Sizes from 1/2" to 3"+.
Straight Flute Tap Sizes from 1/2" up.
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Wide-Loc Dies
Under construction

Self Locking Thread

Wide-Loc™ Application

self locking thread

Wide-Loc™
When the bolt, screw, or nut is tightened, the crests of the male threads on the bolt are pulled up against the ramp and wedged into place creating a locking thread. The bolt can not move or vibrate laterally.

Why use Wid-Loc?
* Lock washers add weight and damage the cinching surface.
* No messy thread locking adhesives.
* Save funds.
* Reuse bolts.