One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
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.’
- ‘Turn the locknut finger tight against the sleeve nut.’
- ‘Make sure you rescue the sleeve nut and cover, though.’
- ‘Hence, the sleeve nut now is completely assembled and safely secured from dropping off.’
- ‘I've used sleeve nuts threaded for 3/4’ diameter rod that have been up to 12’ long.’
- ‘On smaller bearings this may be achieved by using the sleeve nut and a hook spanner.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘When mounting mechanical seals on these sleeve nuts be sure to check the sleeve nut outside diameters for concentricity after assembling the rotating element.’
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