[TowerTalk] Galling and seizing of SS nuts to SS threaded studs and bolts.
Roger (K8RI) on TT
K8RI-on-TowerTalk at tm.net
Sun Jul 2 09:29:36 EDT 2017
Easier than that. Just use Neverseize(sp)
SS to SS under tension, or just tight fitting will have the nut bonding
to the bolt.
With no preventative You have to twist the bolt off. That can be a real
knuckle buster with 3/8ths or 1/2". Been there, done that.
73, Roger (K8RI)
On 7/2/2017 Sunday 8:27 AM, J Chaloupka via TowerTalk wrote:
> I have often read where there is a problem of the threads of SS assemblies becoming seized or locked together after a time in the weather and becoming difficult and or useless when disassembly and reassembly is required.It is my opinion that one can use bronze nuts with the stainless threaded component with no such galling occurring. It is something I have done for years with no trouble.Opinions welcome.JIM, W4QBQ
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