Definition of sleeve nut in English:

sleeve nut


  • A long nut with right-hand and left-hand screw threads for drawing together conversely threaded pipes or shafts.

    • ‘The impeller is keyed to the shaft and secured axially by threaded sleeve nuts.’
    • ‘Hence, the sleeve nut now is completely assembled and safely secured from dropping off.’
    • ‘Therefore, European-style, high-strength, steel rods that have thin, sleek sleeve nuts for length adjustment and a cone-shaped lock nut for each end of the sleeve were selected.’
    • ‘On smaller bearings this may be achieved by using the sleeve nut and a hook spanner.’
    • ‘I've used sleeve nuts threaded for 3/4’ diameter rod that have been up to 12’ long.’
    • ‘Turn the locknut finger tight against the sleeve nut.’
    • ‘Make sure you rescue the sleeve nut and cover, though.’
    • ‘When mounting mechanical seals on these sleeve nuts be sure to check the sleeve nut outside diameters for concentricity after assembling the rotating element.’