shear nut

shear nut

shear nut
A thin nut used to hold a bolt in place. Shear nuts are used when the fasteners on which they are screwed are loaded with shear only.
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ESNA has grown to manufacture certified aerospace and defense products that currently include nylon cap nuts, spline nuts, nut plates, all metallic nuts, clip nuts, 12-point engine nuts, shear nuts, tight tolerance bushings, and fluid fittings.