What is Palnut?

Palnut® (PAL nut) push-on fasteners are single-piece fasteners engineered to provide optimal holding strength while requiring minimal push-on force. Options are available for use with round, threaded, or special shaped studs.

Are pal nuts reusable?

They offer impressive savings over alternative fasteners in initial cost, assembly time, weight and space. They are removable, reusable, self-cleaning.

What are Palnuts used for?

Palnuts are engineered, lightweight one-piece fasteners made of a single-piece of spring steel. They provide a strong fastening solution that is easy to install and replaces costly thread nuts, lock washers, and spanner washers, eliminating time-consuming assembly operations.

How do you remove pal nuts?

The cap and roller are held onto the shaft by a pal nut. The best way to remove the pal nut is to grab it with a pair of pliers and rock it back and forth until the pal nut deforms enough to pull off the end of the shaft. A pal nut is a one-time use product.

What are spring nuts?

Spring nuts are one-piece, self-locking nuts that secure screws in strut channels. They consist of a nut with grooves on the side that fit over side of the channel edge, a spring to hold the nut in place during installation and a threaded screw hole.

What is a Pushnut?

Pushnuts are a simply applied push on fastener ideal for retaining components to shafts, tubes and studs. Push nuts are a time-saving cost-efficient fastener. So secure that the pushnut cannot be removed without destroying the fastener.

What type of screws are used with tinnerman nuts?

FLAT TYPE (NAS 446) Provide maximum holding power at minimum cost per fastener. Turned-up ends prevent scoring of surfaces. Use with type B tapping screws.

What’s the difference between a lock nut and a jam nut?

Also called a half lock nut, a jam nut has a lower profile than standard nuts and designed to be tightened – or jammed – against another nut. The jam nut by itself is not a lock nut – it’s the function it performs that earns its place here.

How many spring nuts come in a box?

Box of (100) spring nuts. These standard spring zinc plated nuts are 3/8-16 thread and are designed for standard 1-5/8″ strut channel.

How much weight can a Unistrut nut hold?

Beam Loading – Unistrut P1000 – 1-5/8″ x 1-5/8″, 12 Gauge Metal Framing Channel

Span (in) Max Allowable Uniform Load (lbs) Uniform Loading at Deflection
Span /180 (lbs)
96 420 250
108 380 200
120 340 160

How do speed nuts work?

A Speed Nut is a reusable, one-piece, self-locking fastener made of thin, heat-treated spring steel. Two prongs arch upward from the screw hole, and the fastener base is usually bowed. When the screw is tightened, the arch in the base diminishes, forcing the prongs inward and upward at the root of the threads.