05 August 2014
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Eliminate leak paths in panel connections

Water ingress in covers or panels is an extremely difficult situation to overcome without having to over engineer or add significant cost to assemblies. GBK Sealed Lokut Nuts are an effective and lower cost alternative to achieving sealed units.

Placed in the secondary panel, ready to receive the connecting self tapping screw from the first surface of the primary panel the product has two key features which eliminate the possibility of water passing from the primary panel surface, through the requisite holes and into the interior of the structure, these are;

1/ Blind hole in the component, ensuring no leak path exists through the product

2/ Sealing washer under the head of the product, ensuring no leak path exists under the head and through the panel hole to the interior

Available in 11 standard sizes, suitable for varying hole configurations and panel thicknesses, Sealed Lokut Nuts are an essential assembly solution where the elimination of water ingress is desirable

Talk to GBK about your fastening, fixing and component needs and discover why GBK ship product globally and solve problems daily.

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GBK UK Limited

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