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Lintite Systems has introduced an ingenious locking nut from the US. It can be slipped over a threaded bolt or bar at any point along its length.The nut, called Sliploc, comprises two permanently joined, independently rotatable halves, both of which are slotted to form a horseshoe shape.The nuts can be fitted without having access to the end of the thread and, because they do not have to be spun into position, they can save time and can bypass damaged threads. They are available in ...

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