anchor nut

anchor nut

[′aŋ·kər ‚nət]
(design engineering)
A nut in the form of a tapped insert forced under steady pressure into a hole in sheet metal.
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The critical advantage of the New Holland system is a patent-pending knife anchor nut that includes an asymmetric step at the bottom of the knife-bearing surface.
He tried to tighten the fastener, but a closer look revealed the anchor nut was missing.
Although anxious to get started, my crew had to wait almost an entire shift while airframers replaced an anchor nut on a fire-warning element.
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Icotec AG says its Composite Flow Molding (CFM) process puts up to 62% by volume of carbon fiber into a thermoplastic, yielding high-strength and abrasion-resistant screws, bolts, inserts, studs, anchor nuts, and other fasteners.