Precision Locknuts

Cleveland, OH - October 18, 2004

Nook Precision Locknuts Provide Locking and Loosening Prevention Without Additional Components, Keys or Extra Machining

Nook Industries, a leading manufacturer of linear motion control systems and components, announces the availability of Nook Precision Locknuts for high load linear motion applications.

The introduction of Nook Precision Locknuts expands Nook Industries ability to deliver a complete package for applications with higher loads than a standard EZZE-Mount™ end bearing can support. Nook Precision Locknuts are designed to provide adjustment, preload and secure bearings or machine components to shafts and other rotating machine elements.

"Nook Precision Locknuts prevent locking and loosening within the part, by brass radial inserts or axially shifting a portion of the threads," says Ron Domeck, President of Nook Industries. "They also allow accurate setting of preload on bearings and are capable of supporting axial loads with high rigidity without loosening."

Nook Precision Locknuts are manufactured from AISI 4140 steel, heat treated to 28-32 HRC and have either ground threads or machined threads with a tolerance class of ISO 4H. Every Nook Precision Locknut is manufactured with very low axial run-out for accurate assembly and uniform loading of bearings and other components. Five Precision Locknut Series, including Radial, Axial and 30° Locking designs, covering 6 to 200mm bore diameters are available.

2D and 3D models of Nook products - including ActionJac™ ILA Cylinders, ActionJac™ Worm Gear Screw Jacks, ActionJac™ Electric Cylinders, MiniLift™ Linear Actuators, MM Slide™ Systems, PowerTrax™ Linear Bearings, Pillow Blocks and Slide Systems, PowerAc™ Acme Screw Assemblies, PowerTrac™ Ball Screw Assemblies, End Machining & EZZE-MOUNT™ End Bearing Supports - in all major CAD formats, including AutoCAD® , SolidWorks ® , CATIA® and Pro/E® , are available for download at:

Corporate Profile:

Nook Industries is a leading manufacturer of linear motion systems that are used globally in a wide range of applications demanding controlled motion. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Nook Industries is an ISO 9001-2000 Registered Company that is committed to quality, emphasizing continuous improvement, defect prevention, and the use of statistical methods and consistent training to ensure the quality of its products. Nook products are used by companies serving a wide range of industries including: military/defense, aerospace, communications, electronics, semiconductor, medical/diagnostic, automotive, transportation/tire, metal processing, chemical, food/beverage, forestry, packaging, paper, factory automation, tooling/fixturing, converting and instrumentation/analysis. For additional information, visit the Nook web site at or call 1-800-321-7800.

©2004 Nook Industries

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Editorial Contact:

Agency Contact: Rachel Kerstetter 216.242.0415

Corporate Contact: Jeff Naymik 216.271.7900 x250