half nut

half nut

[′haf ‚nət]
(design engineering)
A nut split lengthwise so that it can be clamped around a screw.
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T Bolt M 16 X 80 Mm Hexagonal Head Fully Threaded With 2 Flat Washers, One Spring Washer One Full Nut And One Half Nut Conforming To Is 1364/1984 Or Latest.
Examination of the pump revealed the half nut to be heavily worn (Figure 1) and data recording revealed that nine such errors (identified as 'PL3' on PK pumps) had occurred in the previous seven months.
Problems arising when a half nut is worn, and resultant failure to engage fully with a leadscrew, have been reported on the Graseby 3500 TCI pump (1).
Combine half honey, half nut butter, and work in as much skim milk powder as possible.
T Bolt M 16 X 70 Mm Hexagonal Head Fully Threaded With 2 Flat Washers, One Spring Washer One Full Nut And One Half Nut Conforming To Is 1364 / 1984 Or Latest.
Tenders are invited for Meter-- Tractive Half Nut -Breaking Effort For Wdp4 Loco Emd Part No 40088591
The "bipolar" donuts are topped with half nuts and half coconut shavings, while the "massive head trauma" features a frightened face with red jelly oozing from its side.
Most people think we're half nuts,'' Zel Allen admitted.
Even though most modern lathes have metric thread-cutting capabilities, many operators learn that the half nuts must be left engaged during the entire metric thread cutting sequence to ensure proper thread cutting.