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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It can be seen in the figures that the largest stress is located under the anchor nut on the right side and below the work table near the anchors.
When I released the stick, the stab moved into the screw causing it to pull out of the anchor nut.
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.
Bulkhead reinforcement plate (p/n 0412181-1) found to be cracked between existing vertical stabilizer attachment anchor nuts.
* Availability of anchor nuts, also known as plate nuts, in fixed and floating styles in sizes from #4 through 5/8" diameters, depending on the style.