Prevailing Torque Locknuts - What Zinc Flake Coatings Do to Prevailing Torque

1/5/2015
Since RoHS became effective in the European Union in 2006, there has been a global push to eliminate Cadmium (among other substances) from use in fasteners.  Cadmium plating provides a level of lubricity that helps prevent galling in all-metal locknuts, and contributes to a more consistent torque tension characteristic in threaded assemblies....Read More