Tridair Structural Panel Fasteners

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Live Lock Structural Panel Fasteners

Provide high-strength, quick operation and exceptionally high cycle for use on high performance aircraft, on elctronic, and on avionic

applications. There are many more types and styles available which are not featured in this catalog.

Contact the Technical Sales Group.

Features:

  • Low prevailing installation and removal torques required, yet provides high vibration resistance.
  • Receptacles offer radial float; most versions can be replaced without removing rivets.
  • Positive stud nut retention.
  • Stud nut hold-out featrue available.
  • Locking element is totally encapsulated.
  • Total CRES (corrosion resistant) configurations available.

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Typical Live Lock Fastening System:

Exploded View

Not shown are optional stud hold-out grommets and cages designed for applications where stud hold-out and bottom flush condition is required. Shims are also available if required.

Index

Series

Nominal Stud Nut Size

Thread Size

Page Nos.

CA2000/ CA20000

3/16

.1120-40

2 Lead

3-9

CA1800/ CA18000

1/4

.1640-32

4 lead

10-19

CA1700/ CA17000

3/8

.1900-32

4 lead

20-26

.2500-28

4 lead

27-32

Locking Mechanism Design Principle: Spring Loaded Ratchet Plates.

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Typical Installation

Spring-loaded ratchet design insures positive locking action and vibration resistance without relying on prevailing torque. Spring(s) nullify effects of resonant vibrations.

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SELECTOR GUIDE/INDEX

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  1. 2 LIVE LOCK

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    For high performance aircraft and electronic applications.

    • Spring-loaded ratchet design insures positive locking action and vibration resistance without relying on prevailing torque.
    • Exceptionally high cycle life.
    • Quad lead thread permits rapid installation and removal.
    • Positive stud nut retention and some versions feature hold out to facilitate curved door handing.
    • Receptacle offers radial float to accomodate misalignment and some versions can be removed without removing rivets.
    • Nominal thread size range: .1120-40 through .2500-28.
    • Encapsulated receptacle makes Live Lock an excellent candidate for electronic and avionic applications.image
  2. 33 MARK IV FASTENERS

    Assure ultimate reliability for high performance aircraft.

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    • Patented Flat Beam Lock Nut design for excellent resistance to vibration-induced loosening.
    • Positive stud hold-out version is excellent for composite material applications.
    • Multiple lead thread for quick operation.
    • Up to 1,500 seated cycle life locking feature for exceptionally high reusability.
    • Available in various nominal stud diameters; the .250 and .375 inch diameters are featured in this catalog.
    • Receptacle provides radial float to accomodate misalignment and can be replaced without removing rivets.
    • Positive stud bolt retention; versions also available with positive hold-out to facilitate curved door handling.

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3

44

MARK IV PNEUMATIC PLUG

4

46

LIVE LOCK / MARK IV MAINTENANCE HANDBOOK

5

64

QR (QUICK RELEASE)

Panel fasteners for general/commerical aircraft.

  • Quad lead thread permits lock and unlock in less than two turns.

  • Light weight and high strength.

  • Receptacle permits .020 inch radial float to accomodate misalignment.

  • Positive stud retention and hold-out to facilitate curved door handling.

  • Smallest envelope profile.

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