Flex Type Lock Nuts
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Wholesale Flex Type Lock Nut for Any Application
The full height heavy hex lock nut has the greatest locking capability and largest wrenching area of all FlexLoc nuts. They have superior resistance to vibration compared to all other lock nut varieties and do not gall threads.
The thin height heavy hex FlexLoc nut is used when an insufficient number of projecting threads are present to use a full height nut, or when a lighter-weight nut is required. The nut has a greater wrenching area than the thin height light hex nuts.
The full height light hex lock nut has the same locking capability as the heavy hex FlexLoc nut, but with greater clearance. The light hex has a lesser across the flats dimension resulting in a lighter-weight part with the same strength as a heavy hex.
The thin height light hex flexible lock nut is used when an insufficient number of projecting threads are present to use a full height nut, or when a lighter-weight nut is required. The light hex, thin height variety is approximately 30% shorter than the full height nut.