Flange Nut Sleeve Gecko – M6 X 8 X 40 MM (12pcs)

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A flange nut sleeve gecko is a type of nut with a wide flange at one end that acts as an integrated, non-spinning washer. This flange provides additional bearing surface and helps distribute the load, reducing the chance of the nut loosening. Flange nuts are commonly used in applications where vibration or movement might cause a standard nut to come loose.

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1. Material: Q195
2. Blue and white zinc plated
3.Price each piece

KSh 2,150.00 KSh 2,650.00


Flange Nut Sleeve Gecko uses 

  1. Vibrating Machinery: Flange nuts are often used in applications involving vibrating machinery, as the wide flange provides additional resistance to loosening due to vibrations.
  2. Automotive Industry: They are commonly used in the automotive industry, especially in areas where there is a risk of vibrations and where a secure connection is essential.
  3. Construction: Flange nuts find applications in construction for securing components that may experience movement or need to withstand external forces.
  4. Railway Industry: In railway applications, flange nuts are used to secure bolts in place and prevent them from loosening due to the constant vibrations and movement associated with trains.
  5. Structural Engineering: In structural engineering, especially in steel structures, flange nuts are utilized to provide a stable and secure connection between structural elements.
  6. Manufacturing and Machinery: Flange nuts are widely used in various manufacturing and machinery applications where the prevention of nut loosening is crucial for safety and performance.
SKU: AHS93387 Category:


M6 X 8 X 40 MM

Safety measures and precautions

  1. Proper Installation: Ensure that flange nuts are properly installed according to the manufacturer’s specifications. Follow torque recommendations and tightening procedures to achieve the desired clamping force.
  2. Inspection of Components: Regularly inspect both the flange nut and the mating surfaces to detect any signs of wear, corrosion, or damage. Replace components that show signs of degradation to maintain the integrity of the fastening system.
  3. Use of Suitable Materials: Choose flange nuts made from materials suitable for the specific environment and application. Consider factors such as corrosion resistance, temperature tolerance, and chemical compatibility.
  4. Correct Torque Application: Use a calibrated torque wrench to apply the correct amount of torque during installation. Over-tightening or under-tightening can lead to issues, including the potential for the nut to loosen over time or failure of the fastening system.
  5. Prevention of Cross-Threaded Nuts: Ensure that the nut is threaded onto the bolt correctly and avoid cross-threading, as this can compromise the integrity of the connection.
  6. Anti-Vibration Measures: In applications where vibration is a concern, consider using additional measures such as locking mechanisms or thread-locking compounds to prevent the flange nut from loosening over time.
  7. Proper Maintenance: Implement a regular maintenance schedule to inspect and re-torque flange nuts as needed. This is particularly important in environments with high vibration or temperature fluctuations.
  8. Appropriate PPE: When working with flange nuts in industrial settings, wear appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), including gloves and eye protection, to prevent injuries.
  9. Training and Education: Ensure that personnel involved in the installation and maintenance of flange nuts are properly trained on correct procedures, safety protocols, and the potential hazards associated with their use.
  10. Documentation and Record Keeping: Maintain records of installation dates, torque values, and any maintenance or inspections performed. This documentation can be valuable for tracking the history of the fastening system.

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