stop nut

stop nut

[′stäp ‚nət]
(design engineering)
An adjustable nut that restricts the travel of an adjusting screw.
A nut with a compressible insert that binds it so that a lock washer is not needed.
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US-based aerospace and defense products supplier Novaria Group has acquired substantially all the assets of US-based fastener manufacturer ESNA, Elastic Stop Nut Corp.
6 April 2016 - US-based aerospace and defense products supplier Novaria Group has acquired substantially all the assets of US-based fastener manufacturer ESNA, Elastic Stop Nut Corp.
WP 0020 00-2 in the M2 machine gun's TM 9-1005-213-23&P says to replace the sear helical spring and lever stop nut flat spring annually.
We have problems performing maintenance on the Black Hawk main rotor blade spindle droop stop nut, NSN 5310-01-102-8858.