The solution to screw thread strip-out in thin metal.
- Screw thread strip-out is eliminated in most applications using thin sheet metal, as screw threads remain engaged.
- The patent pending vane feature under the screw head acts as a torque brake, or driving tool brake, to overcome the driving torque of power drivers. It has 85% more braking effect than standard serrations or nibs.
- Eliminates problems related to operator error, improperly adjusted drive clutches, and variations in air drive pressure and drive speed.
- Hex washer acts as a crimping or clamping force, to keep vanes performing as a locking or braking device.
- Patent pending vane feature under the head is a non-directional form, that performs as a braking or locking device, permitting standardization - one screw performs both functions.
- Vane feature and form develop constant braking under the head as the screw threads begin to reach strip-out torque, and thin sheetmetals begin to turn inside-out at thread engagement areas.
- There is no need to develop or select different hole sizes for threads of screw, standard AB sheetmetal hole diameters apply. Driving torque remains the same.
- Positive grounding continuity is achieved to meet UL requirements
- Product quality levels improve - no loose screws or stripped threads, no production down-time to remove stripped screws.
- Torkloc® vane feature is available in Indented Hex Washer Head Sizes #8 through 3/8" diameters, as well as various other head styles upon special request.
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