Stop loosening of fasteners

20 May 2015

By Michael Kaas, Bossard expert team

Ref: FFT150520

Everyone has experienced it – certain screws or nuts are loosening, but what is the cause? And how do you prevent it happening? Here Michael Kass, Bossard expert team, looks at the function of a joint and how fastener threads interact. He analyses the stresses that can be introduced and lead to loosening, and which fastening solutions are available to minimise or prevent loosening.