Philidas Turret Nut

The Philidas turret nut is a type of hexagon nut and is a similar design to the industrial nut. The locking function is provided by a slotted turret which sits on top of the hexagon.

  • Lower prevailing torque and higher re-usability than the industrial nut
  • Can be assembled with the locking element leading onto a male thread locking element
  • Temperature resistant, suitable for use in low or high temperatures
  • Performance not affected by petrol, oil or other vapours and liquids
  • Can be easily assembled

philidas turret nutStandard finishes that are available include zinc and chromate passivation, and are supplied in ISO coarse, UNF, UNC, BA, BSF, AND BSW threads ( 2.5mm to 52mm, 4-40 (6BA) to 3 in)

Other similar products to the Philidas turret hexagon nut that you may be interested in include rail nuts

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