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Lock nuts

Contents
SKF the knowledge engineering company. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
About lock nuts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Designs and variants . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
SKF lock nut range quick overview. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Precision lock nuts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
Designs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
KMT and KMTA precision lock nuts with locking pins. . . . . . . . . . 14
Product table KMT precision lock nuts with locking pins . . . . 18
Product table KMTA precision lock nuts with locking pins . . . 20
KMD precision lock nuts with axial locking screws. . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Product table KMD precision lock nuts with axial locking
screws. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
Industrial lock nuts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
KMK metric lock nut with a threaded steel insert. . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
Product table KMK lock nuts with a threaded steel insert. . . . 31
KMFE metric lock nuts with a locking screw. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
Product table KFME lock nuts with a locking screw . . . . . . . . 35
KM, KML, HMT metric lock nuts retained with a lock washer. . . 37
Product table KM(L) and HM .. T lock nuts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
Product table MB(L) lock washers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42
HM(E) metric lock nuts retained with a locking clip. . . . . . . . . . . . 44
Product table HM(E) lock nuts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47
Product table MS locking clips. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 50
N and AN inch lock nuts retained with a lock washer . . . . . . . . . . 52
Product table N and AN inch lock nuts retained with a lock
washer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
Product table W inch lock washers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58
N inch lock nuts retained with a locking plate. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60
Product table N inch lock nuts retained with a locking plate. . 64
Product table PL inch locking plates. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 65
Tools. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66

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Bearings
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About lock nuts


A bearing system consists of more than just
bearings. Associated components like the
shaft, housings and locking devices are integral parts of the overall system. The lubricant and sealing elements also play a critical
role.
One frequently overlooked component in
a bearing system is the locking device or lock
nut that is used to locate bearings and other
components on the shaft. Figure 1 shows a
typical bearing system. In this example, the
lock nut serves two functions.
1 Hold the side face of the spherical roller
bearing inner ring against its abutment
on the shaft
2 Support axial loads.

Fig. 1

In addition to locating bearings and other


components onto shafts, lock nuts can be
used to mount bearings on tapered shaft
seats and adapter sleeves and dismount
bearings from withdrawal sleeves. Lock nuts
are also frequently used to secure gears,
belt pulleys and other machine components.
SKF lock nuts fall into two basic categories: Industrial and precision.

Designs and variants


SKF lock nuts provide a variety of ways to
secure the nut onto a shaft. The lock nuts
listed in this catalogue constitute the basic
SKF assortment. Lock nuts with other locking
methods can be supplied on request. For
additional information, contact the SKF
application engineering service.

SKF manufactures a wide assortment of


lock nuts and locking methods. The type you
choose depends on the application and its
operating conditions. When choosing or
replacing a lock nut, there are a number of
factors that should be taken into
consideration.
Factors include but are not limited to:
Space axial and radial
Shaft rotation one or both directions
Axial loads
Dynamic behaviour of the application
Cost and downtime of machining keyways
in shafts vs other locking methods
Ease and frequency of assembly and
disassembly
Precision

NN 3013 KTN/SP

Piston rod holder

Live centre spindle (example with KMT)

Gear reduction set

Fan solution with SONL housings

7209 ACD/P4AQBTB

Lock nuts are used in a variety of applications ranging from machine tools and compressors to
railway and agricultural machinery

SKF lock nut range quick overview


Precision lock nuts

Industrial lock nuts

KMT/KMTA

KMD

KMK Lock nuts with


an integral locking device

KMFE Lock nuts with


an integral locking screw

KMT lock nuts have a thread


ranging from 10 to 420 mm
(sizes 0 to 84)
KMTA lock nuts have a thread
ranging from 25 to 200 mm
(sizes 5 to 40)

KMD lock nuts have a thread


ranging from 20 to 105 mm
(sizes 4 to 21)

KMK lock nuts have a thread


ranging from 10 to 100 mm
(sizes 0 to 20)

KMFE lock nuts have a thread


ranging from 20 to 200 mm
(sizes 4 to 40)

Maximum axial run-out (up to size


40) between the locating face and
thread : 0.005 mm

Maximum axial run-out between


the locating face and thread:
0,005 mm

Fastening element with integral


locking device

Fastening element with integral


locking screw intended for certain
bearing types

Can be adjusted to compensate for


slight angular deviations

Effective axial locking


Simple to position

Effective locking

Effective locking

Reusable

Reusable

Reusable

Reusable

Simple to install and remove

Simple to install and remove

Simple to install and remove

Simple to install and remove

For shaft threads without keyways

For shaft threads without keyways

For shaft threads without keyways

For shaft threads without keyways

Locks to the shaft thread by friction


generated by tightening three radial
locking pins with grub screws
against its unloaded flanks

Locks to the shaft thread by friction


generated by tightening four axial
screws that press the rear part of
the nut against the unloaded thread
flank

Locks by tightening a grub screw


that clamps a metallic thread insert
against the shaft thread

Locks by tightening a grub screw to


press the nut thread against the
shaft thread

KMT/KMTA product chapter starting on page 14

KMD product chapter starting on page 22

KMK product chapter starting on page 28

Designed for frequent installation


and removal
High axial load capacity
Locking principle

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KMFE product chapter starting on page 32

KM/KML, HM .. T, AN, N
Lock nuts with a lock washer

HM/HME Lock nuts with


a locking clip

N Lock nuts with


a locking plate

KM(L) lock nuts have a thread


ranging from 10 to 200 mm
(sizes 0 to 40)
HM .. T lock nuts have a thread
ranging from 210 to 280 mm
(sizes 42 to 56)
AN and N lock nuts with a lock
washer have a thread ranging from
0.391 to 8.628 inches
(sizes N 00 to N 14, AN 15 to
AN 40 and N 022 to N 044)

HM(E) lock nuts with a locking clip


have a thread ranging from 220
to 1120 mm
(sizes 3044 to 30/1120)

N lock nuts with a locking plate


have a thread range from 9.442
to 37.410 inches
(sizes N 056 to N950)

A simple, stable and reliable


fastening element

A simple, stable and reliable


fastening element

A simple, stable and reliable


fastening element

Available in a wide range of sizes

Available in a wide range of sizes

Available in a wide range of sizes

Simple to install and remove

Simple to install and remove

Simple to install and remove

Keyway in shaft thread required for


lock washer

Keyway in shaft thread required for


locking clip

Keyway in shaft thread required for


locking plate

Locks with a separate lock washer


engaged in a keyway in the shaft
thread and having a tab which is
bent over into one of the slots in the
nut

Locks with a separate locking clip


which is attached to the nut and
engages with a keyway in the shaft
thread and one of the slots in the nut

Locks with a locking plate that


engages with a keyway in the shaft
thread and is secured to the nut by
two screws and locking wire

KM/KML, HM.. T product chapter starting on


page 37
AN, N (with lock washer) product chapter starting
on page 52

HM/HME product chapter starting on page 44

N (with a locking plate) product chapter starting


on page 60

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Precision lock nuts


Industrial lock nuts with lock washers are
not suitable for precision bearing applications because of the relatively wide manufacturing tolerances of the thread and abutment surfaces. As a result, SKF has
developed a full line of precision lock nuts
that are manufactured within very tight tolerances. These simple to mount devices are
used to locate bearings and other components accurately and efficiently on a shaft.
They meet the requirements of precision
applications like machine tools, both technically and economically.

Designs
All SKF precision lock nuts use friction between the mating thread flanks of the spindle shaft and lock nut to hold them in place.
To apply this friction, SKF manufactures two
different precision lock nut designs: those
with locking pins and those with axial locking
screws.
KMT and KMTA precision lock nuts with
locking pins ( page 14)
KMD precision lock nuts with axial locking
screws ( page 22)

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Precision lock nuts

KMT and KMTA


precision lock nuts
with locking pins
The locking principle
KMT and KMTA series precision lock nuts
have three locking pins equally spaced
around their circumference ( fig. 1 and 2)
that can be tightened with grub screws to
lock the nut onto the shaft. The end face of
each pin is machined to match the shaft
thread. The holes for the locking pins and grub
screws are drilled with their axis parallel to
the loaded flank of the shaft thread. The
locking screws, when tightened to the recommended torque, provide sufficient friction
between the ends of the pins and the unloaded thread flanks to prevent the nut from
loosening under normal operating conditions. Because the locking pins are tightened
against the unloaded flank of the shaft
thread, they are not subjected to any application loads imposed on the nut.

About KMT and KMTA


lock nuts
KMT and KMTA lock nuts are intended for
applications where high precision, simple
assembly and reliable locking are required*.
The three equally-spaced locking pins enable
these lock nuts to be accurately positioned at
right angles to the shaft. However, they can
also be adjusted to compensate for slight
angular deviations of adjacent components.
KMT lock nuts are available for shaft
diameters ranging from 10 to 420 mm
(thread M 10 to Tr 420). KMTA lock nuts are
available for shaft diameters ranging from
25 to 200 mm (thread M 25 to M 200).
KMTA lock nuts have a cylindrical outside
surface and, for some sizes, a different
thread pitch than KMT lock nuts. They are
intended primarily for applications where
space is limited and the cylindrical outside
surface can be used as an element of a gaptype seal.

* IMPORTANT: KMT and KMTA lock nuts should

not be used on shafts with keyways in the


thread or adapter sleeves. Damage to the locking
pins can result if they align with either.

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KMTA lock nut


KMT lock nut

KMT and KMTA features and benefits


Maximum axial run-out between locating
face and thread (up to size 40): 0,005
mm
Adjustable to compensate for slight angular deviations
Fine thread pitch
Withstands high axial loads
Reliable, effective locking mechanism
Simple installation and removal
No keyway required *
Reusable
Designed for frequent installation and
removal

KMT and KMTA lock nuts are secured by three


equally spaced locking pins, tightened against the
unloaded thread flank by grub screws.

Dimensions, tolerances and


product data
KMT and KMTA lock nuts generally conform
to ISO. For additional information, see
table 1 on page 17 and product tables
starting on page 18.

Adjustable to minimise axial run-out


By adjusting the three locking screws, KMT and
KMTA lock nuts can be very accurately aligned at
right angles to the shaft or to compensate for
slight angular deviation of adjacent components.

KMT and KMTA precision lock nuts

Installation and removal


KMT precision lock nuts have slots around
their circumference to accommodate a hook
or impact spanner ( fig. 1). The designations of the appropriate spanners are listed
in the product tables ( page 18).
For more information about the appropriate spanner, see section Tools on page 66.
In addition to the slots, KMT lock nuts with a
thread 75 mm (size 15) have two opposed
flats to accommodate a spanner. KMT lock
nuts with a thread 80 mm (size 16) have
six slots and no flats.
KMTA precision lock nuts have holes
around their circumference and in one side
face ( fig. 2). They can be tightened with
a pin wrench or a pin type face spanner.
Appropriate spanners in accordance with
DIN 1810 are listed in the product tables
( page 20).

Fig. 1

Fig. 2

Installation
1 With the bearing in position, screw the
lock nut into place.
2 Tighten the nut with a hook or impact
spanner making sure to not over tighten
it.
3 Tighten the grub screws carefully until the
locking pins engage the shaft thread.
4 Tighten the grub screws alternately with
a torque wrench until the recommended
torque value is achieved ( product
tables, page 20).
Adjustment
KMT and KMTA lock nuts are adjustable. The
three equally-spaced locking pins enable
these lock nuts to be accurately positioned
at right angles to the shaft. However, they
can also be adjusted to compensate for
slight angular deviations of adjacent components. Adjustments can be made using the
following procedure ( fig. 3, page 16):

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Precision lock nuts

Fig. 3

1 Loosen the grub screw(s) at the position


showing the greatest deviation.
2 Tighten the remaining screw(s) equally.
3 Retighten the screw(s) that were
loosened.
4 Check that the alignment of the nut, relative to the shaft, is currently as required.
5 Repeat the procedure if necessary.

Retighten grub screw

Retighten grub screws

Removal
When removing KMT and KMTA lock nuts,
the locking pins can still engage the shaft
thread even after the grub screws have
been loosened. Using a rubber hammer, tap
the nut lightly in the vicinity of the pins to
loosen them.
Note: Please note that KMT and KMTA precision lock nuts are not intended for bearing
drive-up.

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*)
*

Loosen grub screws

Example 1
* Greatest deviation

*)
*
Example 2

Loosen grub screw

KMT and KMTA precision lock nuts

Designation system
Examples:

KMTA 24

KMTA 24

Series
KMT
KMTA

Precision lock nut with locking pins


Precision lock nut with locking pins and with cylindrical outside
surface (some with different thread pitch to KMT nuts)

Nut size
0
1
2
3
4
to
84

10 mm thread diameter
12 mm thread diameter
15 mm thread diameter
17 mm thread diameter
(x5) 20 mm thread diameter
(x5) 420 mm thread diameter

Table 1
Product data

KMT and KMTA series

Dimension standards

Metric thread: ISO 965-3

Tolerances

Metric thread: 5H: ISO 965-3


Maximum axial run-out locating face / thread (for thread up to and including size 40): 0,005 mm

Mating shaft threads

Tolerance class 6G; ISO 965-3

Loosening torque

KMT and KMTA lock nuts are locked on the shaft (sleeve) by friction. The friction, and therefore the
loosening torque, varies as a result of the accuracy of the tightening torque of the grub screw, the
surface finish of the shaft thread, the amount of lubricant on the thread, etc. KMT and KMTA lock nuts
should be properly mounted to threads that are dry or only have a minimum amount of lubricant on
them.
For additional information about loosening torques, contact the SKF application engineering service.

Note

Providing that they are properly mounted to a dry or minimally lubricated thread, experience has
shown that SKF KMT and KMTA lock nuts have sufficient locking for typical precision and general
rolling bearing applications.

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KMT precision lock nuts with locking pins


M 10x0,75 Tr 420x5
B

60

d4 d1 d3

d5 G

Size 15
Dimensions
G

d1

d3

d4

d5

mm

Size 16

Axial load Mass


carrying
capacity
static

Designations
Lock nut
Appropriate
spanner

Grub screw
Size
Recommended
tightening torque

kN

kg

Nm

M 10x0,75 23

28

11

21

14

24

35

0,045

KMT 0

HN23

M5

4,5

M 12x1

25

30

13

23

14

27

40

0,050

KMT 1

HN 4

M5

4,5

M 15x1

28

33

16

26

16

30

60

0,075

KMT 2

HN 4

M5

4,5

M 17x1

33

37

18

29

18

34

80

0,10

KMT 3

HN 5-6

M6

M 20x1

35

40

21

32

18

36

90

0,11

KMT 4

HN 5-6

M6

M 25x1,5

39

44

26

36

20

41

130

0,13

KMT 5

HN 5-6

M6

M 30x1,5

44

49

32

41

20

46

160

0,16

KMT 6

HN 7

M6

M 35x1,5

49

54

38

46

22

50

190

0,19

KMT 7

HN 7

M6

M 40x1,5

59

65

42

54

22

2,5

60

210

0,30

KMT 8

HN 8-9

M8

18

M 45x1,5

64

70

48

60

22

2,5

65

240

0,33

KMT 9

HN 10-11

M8

18

M 50x1,5

68

75

52

64

25

70

300

0,40

KMT 10

HN 10-11

M8

18

M 55x2

78

85

58

74

25

80

340

0,54

KMT 11

HN 12-13

M8

18

M 60x2

82

90

62

78

26

3,5

85

380

0,61

KMT 12

HN 12-13

M8

18

M 65x2

87

95

68

83

28

3,5

90

460

0,71

KMT 13

HN 15

M8

18

M 70x2

92

100

72

88

28

3,5

95

490

0,75

KMT 14

HN 15

M8

18

M 75x2

97

105

77

93

28

3,5

100

520

0,80

KMT 15

HN 16

M8

18

M 80x2

100

110

83

98

32

3,5

620

0,90

KMT 16

HN 17

M8

18

M 85x2

110

120

88

107

32

10

650

1,15

KMT 17

HN 18-20

M 10

35

M 90x2

115

125

93

112

32

10

680

1,20

KMT 18

HN 18-20

M 10

35

M 95x2

120

130

98

117

32

10

710

1,25

KMT 19

HN 18-20

M 10

35

M 100x2

125

135

103

122

32

10

740

1,30

KMT 20

HN 21-22

M 10

35

18

Dimensions
G

d1

d3

d4

d5

mm

Axial load Mass


carrying
capacity
static

Designations
Lock nut
Appropriate
spanner

Grub screw
Size
Recommended
tightening torque

kN

kg

Nm

M 110x2

134

145

112

132

32

10

800

1,45

KMT 22

HN 21-22

M 10

35

M 120x2

144

155

122

142

32

10

860

1,60

KMT 24

HN 21-22

M 10

35

M 130x2

154

165

132

152

32

12

920

1,70

KMT 26

TMFN 23-30

M 10

35

M 140x2

164

175

142

162

32

14

980

1,80

KMT 28

TMFN 23-30

M 10

35

M 150x2

174

185

152

172

32

14

1 040

1,95

KMT 30

TMFN 23-30

M 10

35

M 160x3

184

195

162

182

32

14

1 100

2,10

KMT 32

TMFN 23-30

M 10

35

M 170x3

192

205

172

192

32

14

1 160

2,20

KMT 34

TMFN 30-40

M 10

35

M 180x3

204

215

182

202

32

16

1 220

2,30

KMT 36

TMFN 30-40

M 10

35

M 190x3

214

225

192

212

32

16

1 280

2,40

KMT 38

TMFN 30-40

M 10

35

M 200x3

224

235

202

222

32

18

1 340

2,50

KMT 40

TMFN 30-40

M 10

35

Tr 220x4

254

265

222

256,5 36

20

10

1)

4,6

KMT 44

TMFN 40-52

M 10

35

Tr 240x4

279

290

242

281

38

20

10

1)

5,4

KMT 48

TMFN 40-52

M 12

60

Tr 250x4

289

300

252

291

38

20

10

1)

6,2

KMT 50

TMFN 40-52

M 12

60

Tr 260x4

299

310

262

301,5 38

20

10

1)

6,4

KMT 52

TMFN 40-52

M 12

60

Tr 280x4

319

330

282

320

24

12

1)

7,2

KMT 56

TMFN 52-64

M 12

60

9,1

KMT 60

TMFN 52-64

M 12

60

40

Tr 300x4

349

360

302

350

42

24

12

1)

Tr 320x5

379

390

322

379,5 45

24

12

1)

12,7

KMT 64

TMFN 52-64

M 12

60

Tr 340x5

399

410

342

399,5 48

24

12

1)

15,4

KMT 68

TMFN 52-64

M 12

60

17,0

KMT 72

TMFN 64-80

M 12

60

Tr 360x5

419

430

362

419,5 50

28

13

1)

Tr 380x5

449

460

382

448

55

28

13

1)

20,0

KMT 76

TMFN 64-80

M 12

60

Tr 400x5

469

480

402

468

60

32

14

1)

24,8

KMT 80

TMFN 64-80

M 12

60

14

1)

28,3

KMT 84

TMFN 64-80

M 12

60

Tr 420x5

1) Please

489

500

422

488

65

32

contact SKF for more information.

19

KMTA precision lock nuts with locking pins


M 25x1,5 M 200x3
30

d4 d1 d3

N1
N2

J1
J2

Dimensions
G

d1

d3

d4

J1

J2

N1

N2

mm

Axial load Mass


carrying
capacity
static

Designations
Lock nut
Appropriate
spanner

Grub screw
Size
Recommended
tightening torque

kN

kg

Nm

M 25x1,5

35

42

26

20

32,5 11

4,3

130

0,13

KMTA 5

B 40-42

M6

M 30x1,5

40

48

32

20

40,5 11

4,3

160

0,16

KMTA 6

B 45-50

M6

M 35x1,5

47

53

38

20

45,5 11

4,3

190

0,19

KMTA 7

B 52-55

M6

M 40x1,5

52

58

42

22

50,5 12

4,3

210

0,23

KMTA 8

B 58-62

M6

M 45x1,5

58

68

48

22

58,0 12

4,3

240

0,33

KMTA 9

B 68-75

M6

M 50x1,5

63

70

52

24

61,5 13

4,3

300

0,34

KMTA 10

B 68-75

M6

M 55x1,5

70

75

58

24

66,5 13

4,3

340

0,37

KMTA 11

B 68-75

M6

M 60x1,5

75

84

62

24

74,5 13

5,3

380

0,49

KMTA 12

B 80-90

M8

18

M 65x1,5

80

88

68

25

78,5 13

5,3

460

0,52

KMTA 13

B 80-90

M8

18

M 70x1,5

86

95

72

26

85,0 14

5,3

490

0,62

KMTA 14

B 95-100

M8

18

M 75x1,5

91

100

77

26

88,0 13

6,4

520

0,66

KMTA 15

B 95-100

M8

18

M 80x2

97

110

83

30

95,0 16

6,4

620

1,00

KMTA 16

B 110-115

M8

18

M 85x2

102

115

88

32

100

17

6,4

650

1,15

KMTA 17

B 110-115

M 10

35

M 90x2

110

120

93

32

108

17

6,4

680

1,20

KMTA 18

B 120-130

M 10

35

M 95x2

114

125

98

32

113

17

6,4

710

1,25

KMTA 19

B 120-130

M 10

35

M 100x2

120

130

103

32

118

17

6,4

740

1,30

KMTA 20

B 120-130

M 10

35

M 110x2

132

140

112

32

128

17

6,4

800

1,45

KMTA 22

B 135-145

M 10

35

M 120x2

142

155

122

32

140

17

6,4

860

1,85

KMTA 24

B 155-165

M 10

35

M 130x3

156

165

132

32

153

17

6,4

920

2,00

KMTA 26

B 155-165

M 10

35

M 140x3

166

180

142

32

165

17

6,4

10

980

2,45

KMTA 28

B 180-195

M 10

35

M 150x3

180

190

152

32

175

17

6,4

10

1 040

2,60

KMTA 30

B 180-195

M 10

35

20

Dimensions
G

d1

d3

d4

J1

J2

N1

N2

mm

Axial load Mass


carrying
capacity
static

Designations
Lock nut
Appropriate
spanner

Grub screw
Size
Recommended
tightening torque

kN

kg

Nm

M 160x3

190

205

162

32

185

17

8,4

10

1 100

3,15

KMTA 32

B 205-220

M 10

35

M 170x3

205

215

172

32

195

17

8,4

10

1 160

3,30

KMTA 34

B 205-220

M 10

35

M 180x3

215

230

182

32

210

17

8,4

10

1 220

3,90

KMTA 36

B 230-245

M 10

35

M 190x3

225

240

192

32

224

17

8,4

10

1 280

4,10

KMTA 38

B 230-245

M 10

35

M 200x3

237

245

202

32

229

17

8,4

10

1 340

3,85

KMTA 40

B 230-245

M 10

35

21

Precision lock nuts

KMD precision lock


nuts with axial locking
screws
The locking principle
Precision lock nuts in the KMD series are
locked with axial locking screws. The front of
the lock nut locates the component on the
shaft. The rear is tightened against the unloaded flank of the shaft thread by axial
locking screws creating sufficient friction to
prevent the lock nut from loosening under
normal operating conditions ( fig. 4).

About KMD lock nuts


KMD lock nuts were designed specifically for
screw compressors but can be used in other
applications where high precision, simple
assembly and reliable locking are required.
Once the four locking screws are tightened,
the lock nut will be accurately positioned at
right angles to the shaft thread. The locking
screws, when tightened to the recommended tightening torque, preload the lock nut
and shaft threads and generate sufficient
friction to prevent the nut from loosening
under normal operating conditions. The
locking screws do not carry any part of the
supported load in service. KMD lock nuts are
available for shaft diameters ranging from
20 to 105 mm (thread M 20 to M 105).

22

Fig. 3

KMD lock nuts

KMD features and benefits


Maximum axial run-out between locating
face and thread: 0.005 mm
Can be adjusted for precise axial
positioning
Fine thread pitch
Effective locking prevents the nut from
loosening under normal operating
conditions
Simple installation and removal
No keyway required
Reusable
Designed for frequent installation and
removal
Dimensions, tolerances and product data
KMD lock nuts generally conform to ISO.
For additional information, see table 2 on
page 24.

Fig. 4

KMD precision lock nuts

Installation and removal of


KMD precision lock nuts
KMD precision lock nuts have slots around
their circumference to accommodate a hook
spanner ( fig. 5). The designations of the
appropriate spanners are listed in the product tables ( page 25). For more information about the appropriate spanner, see section Tools on page 66. KMD precision lock
nuts are designed for frequent installation
and removal provided they are not
damaged.
Note: KMD precision lock nuts should not
be used to drive a bearing up onto a tapered
seat.
KMD lock nuts are supplied with a protector between the front and rear part of the
lock nut ( fig. 6). The axial locking screws
are finger tight to keep the protector in
place. To install the lock nut:
1 Loosen the locking screws (1) half a turn.
Do not remove them.
2 Remove the protector (2) between the
two parts of the lock nut.
3 Hold the front and rear parts together
and screw the lock nut onto the shaft.
When the rear part grabs onto the shaft
thread, a gap occurs between the two
parts of approximately:
0,6 mm for KMD 4 lock nuts
1,0 mm for KMD 5 to KMD 15 lock nuts
1,2 mm for KMD 16 to KMD 21 lock
nuts

The remaining steps depend on whether


adjustment to an exact position on the shaft
is required.
When precise positioning is not required
4 Screw the lock nut to its final position on
the shaft thread, engaging the spanner in
the slots on the front part of the nut.
5 Tighten the locking screws alternately in a
criss-cross pattern until the recommended
torque value is obtained ( product
tables, page 25). Screw sizes are listed in
the product tables.
When precise positioning is required
4 Screw the lock nut to its approximate
position on the shaft thread, using a
spanner to engage the slots on the front
part of the nut.
5 Tighten the locking screws alternately in a
criss-cross pattern to half the recommended torque value ( product tables,
page 25). Screw sizes are listed in the
product tables.
6 Adjust the nut to its final position on the
shaft (placing the spanner in the slots on
the front part of the nut).
7 Tighten the locking screws alternately in a
criss-cross pattern to the full recommended torque value ( product tables,
page 25).
Removal
Loosen the locking screws and unscrew the
nut from the shaft.

Fig. 5

Fig. 6
2
1

KMD

23

Precision lock nuts

Designation system
Examples:

KMD 12 P

KMD

12

Series
KMD

Two-part precision lock nut with axial locking screws

Nut size
0
1
2
3
4
to
21

10 mm thread diameter
12 mm thread diameter
15 mm thread diameter
17 mm thread diameter
(x5) 20 mm thread diameter
(x5) 105 mm thread diameter

Material

Steel
Sintered steel (For KMD 11 and KMD 12 lock nuts only)

Table 2
Product data

KMD series

Dimension standards

Metric thread: ISO 965-3


Locking screws: DIN 912-12.9

Tolerances

Metric thread: 5H: ISO 965-3


Maximum axial run-out locating face / thread: 0,005 mm

Mating shaft threads

Tolerance class 6g; ISO 965-3

Loosening torque

KMD lock nuts are locked on the shaft by friction. The friction, and therefore the loosening torque, varies as
a result of the accuracy of the tightening torque of the axial locking screws, the surface finish of the shaft
(sleeve) thread, the amount of lubricant on the thread, etc. The KMD lock nuts should be properly mounted
to threads that are dry or only have a minimum amount of lubricant on them.
For additional information about loosening torques, contact the SKF application engineering service.

Note

Providing that they are properly mounted to a dry or minimally lubricated thread, SKF KMD lock nuts have
sufficient locking for precision and general rolling bearing applications.

24

KMD precision lock nuts with axial locking screws


M 20x1 M 105x2
B
45

b
h

d5 G

d1 d3

Dimensions
G

d1

d3

d5

mm

Axial load Mass


carrying
capacity
static

Designations
Lock nut
Appropriate
spanner

Locking screw
Size
Recommended
tightening torque

kN

kg

Nm

M 20x1

38

40

39

18

70

0,11

KMD 4

HN 5-6

M4

4,2

M 25x1,5

43

45

44

20

95

0,14

KMD 5

HN 5-6

M4

4,2

M 30x1,5

48

50

49

20

105

0,2

KMD 6

HN 5-6

M4

4,2

M 35x1,5

53

58

57

22

2,5

120

0,24

KMD 7

HN 8-9

M4

4,2

M 40x1,5

58

63

62

22

2,5

130

0,27

KMD 8

HN 8-9

M4

4,2

M 45x1,5

67

72

70,5

22

150

0,36

KMD 9

HN 10-11

M4

4,2

M 50x1,5

70

75

74

25

200

0,41

KMD 10

HN 10-11

M4

4,2

M 55x2

75

80

79

25

160

0,46

KMD 11 P

HN 12-13

M4

4,2

M 60x2

80

85

84

26

175

0,50

KMD 12 P

HN 12-13

M4

4,2

M 65x2

85

90

89

28

3,5

295

0,63

KMD 13

HN 14

M5

8,4

M 70x2

90

95

94

28

3,5

320

0,67

KMD 14

HN 14

M5

8,4

M 75x2

95

100

99

28

3,5

340

0,72

KMD 15

HN 15

M5

8,4

M 80x2

105

110

109

32

3,5

445

1,05

KMD 16

HN 17

M6

14,2

M 85x2

110

115

114

32

10

470

1,20

KMD 17

HN 17

M6

14,2

M 90x2

115

120

119

32

10

500

1,20

KMD 18

HN 18-20

M6

14,2

M 95x2

120

125

124

32

10

525

1,25

KMD 19

HN 18-20

M6

14,2

M 100x2

125

130

129

32

10

555

1,32

KMD 20

HN 18-20

M6

14,2

M 105x2

130

135

134

32

10

580

1,37

KMD 21

HN 18-20

M6

14,2

25

26

Industrial lock nuts


SKF lock nuts are used to locate bearings
and other components onto a shaft or
adapter sleeve. They are also used to mount
bearings on tapered shaft seats and dismount bearings from withdrawal sleeves.
Lock nuts must be secured to prevent unintentional loosening. This is done either by a
locking device that engages a keyway in the
shaft thread, or by a locking mechanism integrated in the nut.
Lock nuts with an integrated locking
mechanism reduce the cost of the shaft as
no keyway is required. Installation is also
quicker and easier because no separate
locking device is necessary. All SKF industrial
lock nuts have slots around their circumference to accommodate a hook or impact
spanner. The designations of the appropriate spanners are listed in the product tables.
For additional information about spanners,
see the section Tools on page 66.

Lock nuts with an integral locking device

Lock nuts requiring a keyway

KMK metric lock nuts with a threaded


steel insert ( page 28)
KMFE metric lock nuts with a locking
screw ( page 32)

KM, KML, HMT metric lock nuts retained with a lock washer ( page 37)
HM(E) metric lock nuts retained with a
locking clip ( page 44)
N and AN inch design lock nuts retained
with lock washers ( page 52)
N inch lock nuts retained with a locking
plate ( page 60)

27

Industrial lock nuts

KMK metric lock nut


with a threaded steel
insert
The locking principle
KMK series lock nuts ( fig. 1) have a
threaded steel insert in their bore, to lock
the nut in place on the shaft ( fig. 2). The
threads on the insert match the lock nut
threads. The insert acts as a pressure plate
when the grub (set) screw, which runs
through the body of the lock nut, is
tightened.

KMK lock nut

About KMK lock nuts


KMK lock nuts are intended to locate radial
bearings in less demanding applications.
These lock nuts should not be used on
shafts or adapter sleeves with a keyway.
Damage to the locking device is likely, if it
aligns with a keyway. KMK lock nuts can be
reused provided they are not damaged.
KMK lock nuts are available for shaft
threads ranging from 10 to 100 mm.

Dimensions, tolerances and product data

Ordering information

KMK series lock nuts generally conform to


ISO. For additional information, see table 1
on page 30 and product tables ( page 31).

KMK lock nuts are ordered as a single unit.

KMK features and benefits


Maximum axial run-out locating face to
thread: 0,02 mm
Effective locking
Reusable
Simple to install and remove
No keyway required*

Fig. 1

* Note: KMK series lock nuts should not be used

on a shaft with keyways in the thread or adapter sleeves. Damage to the lock nut can result if
the insert aligns with either.

28

Fig. 2

KMK metric lock nuts

Installation and removal


KMK lock nuts are easy to install. Each nut is
provided with four equally spaced slots
around its circumference to accommodate a
hook spanner ( fig. 1). Appropriate spanner sizes are listed in the product tables
( page 31). For more information about
the appropriate spanner, see section Tools
on page 66.
KMK lock nuts can be reused provided
they are not damaged.
1 With the bearing in position, screw the
lock nut into place. ( fig. 3).
2 Tighten the nut against the bearing with a
hook spanner, making sure to not over
tighten it.
3 Tighten the grub screw ( fig. 4) to the
torque value listed in the product tables
( page 31).

Fig. 3

Removal
To remove the lock nut, loosen the grub (set)
screw and unscrew the nut using the appropriate hook spanner.

Fig. 4

29

Industrial lock nuts

KMK designation system


Examples:

KMK 22

KMK

22

Series
KMK

Lock nut with an integral locking device

Nut size
0
1
2
3
4
to
20

10 mm thread diameter
12 mm thread diameter
15 mm thread diameter
17 mm thread diameter
(x5) 20 mm thread diameter
(x5) 100 mm thread diameter

Table 1
Product data

KMK series

Dimension standards

Metric thread: ISO 2982-2

Tolerances

Metric thread: 5H: ISO 965-3

Mating shaft threads

Tolerance class 6g: ISO 965-3

Loosening torque

SKF KMK series lock nuts are locked on the shaft by friction. The friction, and therefore the loosening
torque, varies as a result of the accuracy of the tightening torque of the grub (set) screw, the surface
finish of the shaft thread, the amount of lubricant on the thread, etc. Lock nuts should be properly
mounted to threads that are dry or only have a minimum amount of lubricant on them.

Note

When mounted according to instructions to a thread that is dry or minimally lubricated, the locking effect
is sufficient for the intended purpose which is to locate a bearing against a fixed location. The maximum
effect of the locking device is obtained when the nut is not tightened against an adjacent bearing.

30

KMK lock nuts with a threaded steel insert


M 10x0,75 M 100x2
B

d3

d1 G

Dimensions
G

d1

d3

mm

Axial load
carrying
capacity
static

Mass

Designations
Lock nut
Appropriate
spanner

Grub screw
Size
Recommended
tightening torque

kN

kg

Nm

M 10x0,75

16

20

9,8

0,016

KMK 0

HN 0

M5

M 12x1

18

22

11,8

0,018

KMK 1

HN 1

M5

M 15x1

21

25

14,6

0,021

KMK 2

HN 2-3

M5

M 17x1

24

28

19,6

0,027

KMK 3

HN 2-3

M5

M 20x1

28

32

24

0,030

KMK 4

HN 4

M5

M 25x1,5

34

38

31,5

0,030

KMK 5

HN 5-6

M5

M 30x1,5

41

45

36,5

0,060

KMK 6

HN 5-6

M5

M 35x1,5

48

52

50

0,070

KMK 7

HN 7

M5

M 40x1,5

53

58

11

2,5

62

0,11

KMK 8

HN 8-9

M6

M 45x1,5

60

65

11

2,5

78

0,14

KMK 9

HN 8-9

M6

M 50x1,5

65

70

15

2,5

91,5

0,20

KMK 10

HN 10-11

M8

18

M 55x2

69

75

15

91,5

0,22

KMK 11

HN 10-11

M8

18

M 60x2

74

80

15

95

0,23

KMK 12

HN 12-13

M8

18

M 65x2

79

85

14

108

0,24

KMK 13

HN 12-13

M8

18

M 70x2

85

92

14

3,5

118

0,28

KMK 14

HN 14

M8

18

M 75x2

91

98

14

3,5

134

0,33

KMK 15

HN 15

M8

18

M 80x2

98

105

18

3,5

173

0,45

KMK 16

HN 16

M 10

35

M 85x2

103

110

18

3,5

190

0,52

KMK 17

HN 17

M 10

35

M 90x2

112

120

18

10

216

0,65

KMK 18

HN 18-20

M 10

35

M 95x2

117

125

20

10

236

0,76

KMK 19

HN 18-20

M 10

35

M 100x2

122

130

20

10

255

0,80

KMK 20

HN 18-20

M 10

35

31

Industrial lock nuts

KMFE metric lock nuts


with a locking screw
The locking principle
KMFE series lock nuts ( fig. 5) use an
integral grub (set) screw to lock the nut in
place ( fig. 6). When the grub screw is
tightened, it causes the nut thread to deform and press against the shaft or sleeve
thread. The resulting friction is sufficient to
lock the nut in place. When the grub screw is
loosened, the nut thread will return to its
original shape

About KMFE lock nuts


KMFE lock nuts are designed to locate CARB
toroidal roller bearings, sealed spherical
roller bearings and sealed self-aligning ball
bearings axially on a shaft.
These lock nuts have four equally spaced
slots around their circumference to accommodate a hook spanner and are intended for
applications where simple assembly and reliable locking are required. KMFE lock nuts
are available for shaft diameters ranging
from 20 to 200 mm (thread M 20 to M
200).
KMFE lock nuts should not be used on
shafts with a keyway and only on special
adapter sleeves with a narrow slot. Damage
to the nut is likely if the grub screw aligns
with a keyway or wide slot.
KMFE lock nuts can be reused, provided
they are not damaged.

KMFE lock nuts

Features and benefits

Ordering information

Reusable
No keyway required*
Simple to install and remove
Effective locking

KMFE lock nuts are ordered as a single unit.

Dimensions, tolerances and product data


KMFE series lock nuts generally conform to
ISO. For additional information, see the
table 2 on page 34 and product tables
( page 35).

Fig. 5

* Note: KMFE series lock nuts should not be used


on shaft threads with a keyway and only on
special adapter sleeves with a narrow slot.
Damage to the lock nut can result if the grub
screw aligns with a keyway or wide slot.

32

Fig. 6

KMFE metric lock nuts

Installation and removal


KMFE lock nuts are easy to install. Each nut
is provided with four equally spaced slots
around its circumference to accommodate a
hook spanner ( fig. 5). Appropriate spanner sizes are listed in the product tables
( page 35). For more information about
the appropriate spanner, see section Tools
on page 66.
KMFE lock nuts can be reused, provided
they are not damaged.
Mounting bearings on special adapter
sleeves or tapered seats
1 Slide the bearing onto its tapered seat or
an adapter sleeve with a narrow slot.
2 With the contact face toward the bearing,
screw the nut onto the shaft.
3 Tighten the nut with a hook or impact
spanner, until the correct clearance in the
bearing is obtained.
4 Tighten the grub (set) screw ( fig. 7)
to the torque value listed in the product
tables ( page 35).
Mounting bearings on cylindrical seats
1 With the bearing in position, screw the
lock nut into place.
2 Tighten the nut against the bearing with a
hook spanner, making sure to not over
tighten it.
3 Tighten the grub (set) ( fig. 7) screw to
the torque value listed in the product
tables ( page 35).
Simple to remove
1 To remove the lock nut, loosen the set
screw.
2 Gently tap the area above the set screw
with a hammer.
3 Unscrew the lock nut using a hook
spanner.

Fig. 7

33

Industrial lock nuts

KMFE designation system


Examples:

KMFE 22

KMFE 22

Series
KMK

Lock nut with an integral locking device

Nut size
0
1
2
3
4
to
40

10 mm thread diameter
12 mm thread diameter
15 mm thread diameter
17 mm thread diameter
(x5) 20 mm thread diameter
(x5) 200 mm thread diameter

Suffix
H
L

KMFE lock nut with a bigger contact diameter


KMFE lock nut with a smaller contact diameter

Table 2
Product data

KMFE series

Dimension standards

Metric thread: ISO 2982-2, except for the grub screw: ISO 4026, material class 45H

Tolerances

Metric thread: 5H: ISO 965-3

Mating shaft threads

Tolerance class 6g: ISO 965-3

Loosening torque

SKF KMFE series lock nuts are locked on the shaft by friction. The friction, and therefore the loosening
torque, varies as a result of the accuracy of the tightening torque of the grub (set) screw, the surface
finish of the shaft (sleeve) thread, the amount of lubricant on the thread, etc. The lock nuts should be
properly mounted to threads that are dry or only have a minimum amount of lubricant on them.

Note

Sufficient locking for intended bearing applications as detailed on page 32.

34

KFME lock nuts with a locking screw


M 20x1 M 200x3
B3

d3

d1 G

Dimensions
G

d1

d3

B3

mm

Axial load
carrying
capacity
static

Mass

Designations
Lock nut
Appropriate
spanner

Grub screw
Size
Recommended
tightening torque

kN

kg

Nm

M 20x1

26

32

9,5

24

0,031

KMFE 4

HN 4

M5

M 25x1,5

30
31

38
38

10,5
10,5

2
2

5
5

2
2

31,5
31,5

0,041
0,042

KMFE 5 L
KMFE 5

HN 5-6
HN 5-6

M5
M5

4
4

M 30x1,5

36

45

10,5

36,5

0,058

KMFE 6

HN 5-6

M5

M 35x1,5

41,5
42,5

52
52

11,5
11,5

3
3

5
5

2
2

50
50

0,079
0,080

KMFE 7 L
KMFE 7

HN 7
HN 7

M5
M5

4
4

M 40x1,5

47
47,5

58
58

13
13

3
3

6
6

2,5
2,5

52
52

0,11
0,12

KMFE 8
KMFE 8 H

HN 8-9
HN 8-9

M6
M6

8
8

M 45x1,5

53
54,5

65
65

13
13

3
3

6
6

2,5
2,5

78
78

0,14
0,15

KMFE 9
KMFE 9 H

HN 8-9
HN 8-9

M6
M6

8
8

M 50x1,5

57,5
61,5

70
70

14
14

3
3

6
6

2,5
2,5

91,5
91,5

0,16
0,17

KMFE 10
KMFE 10 H

HN 10-11
HN 10-11

M6
M6

8
8

M 55x2

64
67

75
75

14
14

3
3

7
7

3
3

91,5
91,5

0,18
0,19

KMFE 11
KMFE 11 H

HN 10-11
HN 10-11

M6
M6

8
8

M 60x2

69

80

14

95

0,19

KMFE 12

HN 12-13

M6

M 65x2

71,5
76
77,5

85
85
85

15
15
15

3
3
3

7
7
7

3
3
3

108
108
108

0,22
0,23
0,24

KMFE 13 L
KMFE 13
KMFE 13 H

HN 12-13
HN 12-13
HN 12-13

M6
M6
M6

8
8
8

M 70x2

79

92

15

3,5

118

0,26

KMFE 14

HN 14

M6

M 75x2

81,5
85
87,5

98
98
98

16
16
16

3
3
3

8
8
8

3,5
3,5
3,5

134
134
134

0,31
0,32
0,33

KMFE 15 L
KMFE 15
KMFE 15 H

HN 15
HN 15
HN 15

M6
M6
M6

8
8
8

M 80x2

91,5
93

105
105

18
18

3
3

8
8

3,5
3,5

173
173

0,42
0,43

KMFE 16
KMFE 16 H

HN 16
HN 16

M8
M8

18
18

M 85x2

98

110

19

3,5

190

0,46

KMFE 17

HN 17

M8

18

M 90x2

102

120

19

10

216

0,58

KMFE 18

HN 18-20

M8

18

35

KFME lock nuts with a locking screw


M 20x1 M 200x3
B
B3

d3

d1 G

Dimensions
G

d1

d3

B3

mm

Axial load
carrying
capacity
static

Mass

Designations
Lock nut
Appropriate
spanner

Grub screw
Size
Recommended
tightening torque

kN

kg

Nm

M 95x2

108
110

125
125

20
20

4
4

10
10

4
4

236
236

0,65
0,66

KMFE 19 L
KMFE 19

HN 18-20
HN 18-20

M8
M8

18
18

M 100x2

110
112

130
130

21
21

4
4

10
10

4
4

255
255

0,70
0,71

KMFE 20 L
KMFE 20

HN 18-20
HN 18-20

M8
M8

18
18

M 110x2

119
122
124

145
145
145

21,5
21,5
21,5

4
4
4

12
12
12

5
5
5

310
310
310

0,92
0,93
0,94

KMFE 22 L
KMFE 22
KMFE 22 H

HN 21-22
HN 21-22
HN 21-22

M8
M8
M8

18
18
18

M 120x2

130
132

155
155

26
26

6
6

12
12

5
5

340
340

1,15
1,15

KMFE 24
KMFE 24 H

TMFN 23-30
TMFN 23-30

M 10
M 10

35
35

M 130x2

140
141

165
165

28
28

7
7

12
12

5
5

365
365

1,30
1,35

KMFE 26 L
KMFE 26

TMFN 23-30
TMFN 23-30

M 10
M 10

35
35

M 140x2

151
152

180
180

28
28

7
7

14
14

6
6

420
440

1,55
1,55

KMFE 28 L
KMFE 28

TMFN 23-30
TMFN 23-30

M 10
M 10

35
35

M 150x2

162

195

30

14

495

2,05

KMFE 30

TMFN 23-30

M 10

35

M 160x3

173

210

32

11

16

540

2,50

KMFE 32

TMFN 30-40

M 10

35

M 170x3

184

220

33

12

16

550

2,70

KMFE 34

TMFN 30-40

M 10

35

M 180x3

194

230

34

12

18

590

3,00

KMFE 36

TMFN 30-40

M 10

35

M 190x3

207

240

34

12

18

610

3,10

KMFE 38

TMFN 30-40

M 10

35

M 200x3

217

250

34

12

18

625

3,30

KMFE 40

TMFN 30-40

M 10

35

36

KM, KML, HMT metric lock nuts

KM, KML, HMT


metric lock nuts
retained with a lock
washer
The locking principle
Lock washers ( fig. 8) are simple, stable
and reliable fastening elements that engage
a keyway in a shaft thread or adapter sleeve.
The washer locks the nut in position when
one of the washer tabs is bent into one of
the slots on the nut ( fig. 9).

About KM, KML, HMT


metric lock nuts
KM and KML lock nuts have metric threads
( fig. 10) and are designed to be used
with lock washers. They have four equally
spaced slots located around their circumference to accommodate a hook or impact
spanner ( fig. 11). These lock nuts are
also referred to as shaft or withdrawal nuts.
KML lock nuts have a lower sectional
height than KM lock nuts. Lock nuts in the
KM and KML series are available for shaft
diameters ranging from 10 to 200 mm
(thread M 10 to M 200). Lock nuts can be
locked with either the MB lock washer listed
in the lock nut product tables ( page 40)
or with a stronger, MB .. A lock washer
listed in the lock washer product tables
( page 42).
HM .. T lock nuts, have metric trapezoidal
threads ( fig. 10). For some sizes no lock
washer is available because these nuts are
intended to dismount bearings with a tapered bore from a withdrawal sleeve. These
lock nuts are also referred to as removal
nuts.
HM ..T lock nuts are available for shaft
diameters ranging from 210 to 280 mm
(thread Tr 210 to Tr 280).
KM, KML, HMT lock nuts can be reused,
provided they are not damaged. A new lock
washer should be used each time the corresponding lock nut is installed.

Features and benefits


A simple, stable and reliable fastening
element
Available in a wide range of sizes
Easy to install and remove
Shaft diameters range from 10-280 mm
For additional information, see the product
tables ( page 40).
Dimensions, tolerances and product data
KM, KML and HMT lock nuts and MB lock
washers generally conform to ISO. For
additional information, see table 3 on
page 39.

KM(L) lock nuts

Ordering information
KM, KML, HMT, lock nuts and MB lock
washers must be ordered separately.

Fig. 8

Fig. 9

Fig. 10

Fig. 11

37

Industrial lock nuts

Installation
KM, KML, HMT lock nuts are easy to install. Each nut is provided with four equally
spaced slots around their circumference to
accommodate a hook or impact spanner.
Appropriate spanner sizes are listed in the
product tables ( page 40). For more
information about the appropriate spanner,
see section Tools on page 66.
KM, KML, HMT lock nuts can be reused,
provided they are not damaged. A new lock
washer should be used each time the corresponding lock nut is reinstalled.
Mounting bearings and components on a
cylindrical shaft
To mount bearings and components on a
cylindrical shaft, start with step 5 below
Locking the bearing.
Mounting bearings on an adapter sleeve
or tapered seat
1 Slide the bearing onto the adapter sleeve
or tapered shaft
2 With the chamfer facing the bearing,
screw the nut, without the lock washer,
onto the shaft ( fig. 12).
3 Tighten the nut with a hook or impact
spanner ( fig. 13) until the correct
clearance in the bearing is obtained.
4 Remove the nut. Go to step 5.

Fig. 12

Fig. 13

Fig. 14

Fig. 15

Locking the bearing


5 With the bearing in position, place the
lock washer onto the shaft ( fig. 14).
6 With the chamfer facing the bearing,
screw the lock nut into place.
7 Tighten the nut firmly against the lock
washer and bearing with a hook or impact
spanner, making sure to not over tighten
the nut. For bearings on adapter sleeves
or tapered shafts, make sure that the
bearing is not driven up any further on its
seat.
8 Lock the nut in place by bending one of
the lock washer tabs down into one of the
slots on the nut ( fig. 15). Do not bend
the tab to the bottom of the slot.

38

KM, KML, HMT metric lock nuts

KM, KML, HM .. T, MB, MBL designation system


KML

Examples: KML 24

24

Series
KM
KML
HM
MB
MBL

Lock nut dimensions in accordance with ISO standard


Lock nut with a lower sectional height
Lock nut with a trapezoidal thread
Lock washer dimensions in accordance with ISO standard for a KM
lock nut
Lock washer dimensions in accordance with ISO standard for a
KML lock nut

Nut size
0
1
2
3
4
to
56

10 mm thread diameter
12 mm thread diameter
15 mm thread diameter
17 mm thread diameter
(x5) 20 mm thread diameter
(x5) 280 mm thread diameter

Suffix
T
A

Trapezoidal thread
Increased plate thickness for MB lock washers

Table 3
Product data

KM, KML and HM .. T series

Dimension standards

Metric thread: ISO 2982-2

Tolerances

KM(L): Metric thread: 5H: ISO 965-3


Axial run-out locating face/thread: 0,04 to 0,06 mm max., depending on the lock nut size
HM .. T: Metric trapezoidal thread 7H: ISO 2903
Axial run-out locating face/thread: 0,06 to 0,16 mm max., depending on the lock nut size

Mating shaft threads

Metric thread: Tolerance class 6g: ISO 965-3


Metric trapezoidal thread: Tolerance class 7e: ISO 2903

39

KM(L) and HM .. T lock nuts


M 10x0,75 M 200x3
b

B
30

d3

d1 G

Dimensions
G

d1

d3

mm

Axial load
carrying
capacity
static

Mass

Designations
Lock nut
Appropriate
lock washer

kN

kg

spanner

M 10x0,75

13,5

18

9,8

0,004

KM 0

MB 0

HN 0

M 12x1

17

22

11,8

0,006

KM 1

MB 1

HN 1

M 15x1

21

25

14,6

0,009

KM 2

MB 2

HN 2-3

M 17x1

24

28

19,6

0,012

KM 3

MB 3

HN 2-3

M 20x1

26

32

24

0,025

KM 4

MB 4

HN 4

M 25x1,5

32

38

31,5

0,028

KM 5

MB 5

HN 5-6

M 30x1,5

38

45

36,5

0,039

KM 6

MB 6

HN 5-6

M 35x1,5

44

52

50

0,059

KM 7

MB 7

HN 7

M 40x1,5

50

58

2,5

62

0,078

KM 8

MB 8

HN 8-9

M 45x1,5

56

65

10

2,5

78

0,11

KM 9

MB 9

HN 8-9

M 50x1,5

61

70

11

2,5

91,5

0,14

KM 10

MB 10

HN 10-11

M 55x2

67

75

11

91,5

0,15

KM 11

MB 11

HN 10-11

M 60x2

73

80

11

95

0,16

KM 12

MB 12

HN 12-13

M 65x2

79

85

12

108

0,19

KM 13

MB 13

HN 12-13

M 70x2

85

92

12

3,5

118

0,23

KM 14

MB 14

HN 14

M 75x2

90

98

13

3,5

134

0,27

KM 15

MB 15

HN 15

M 80x2

95

105

15

3,5

173

0,36

KM 16

MB 16

HN 16

M 85x2

102

110

16

3,5

190

0,41

KM 17

MB 17

HN 17

M 90x2

108

120

16

10

216

0,51

KM 18

MB 18

HN 18-20

M 95x2

113

125

17

10

236

0,55

KM 19

MB 19

HN 18-20

M 100x2

120

130

18

10

255

0,64

KM 20

MB 20

HN 18-20

M 105x2

126

140

18

12

290

0,79

KM 21

MB 21

HN 21-22

M 110x2

133

145

19

12

310

0,87

KM 22

MB 22

HN 21-22

M 115x2

137

150

19

12

315

0,91

KM 23

MB 23

TMFN 23-30

M 120x2

135
138

145
155

20
20

12
12

5
5

265
340

0,69
0,97

KML 24
KM 24

MBL 24
MB 24

HN 21-22
TMFN 23-30

40

Dimensions
G

d1

d3

mm

Axial load
carrying
capacity
static

Mass

Designations
Lock nut
Appropriate
lock washer

kN

kg

spanner

M 125x2

148

160

21

12

360

1,10

KM 25

MB 25

TMFN 23-30

M 130x2

145
149

155
165

21
21

12
12

5
5

285
365

0,80
1,10

KML 26
KM 26

MBL 26
MB 26

TMFN 23-30
TMFN 23-30

M 135x2

160

175

22

14

430

1,40

KM 27

MB 27

TMFN 23-30

M 140x2

155
160

165
180

22
22

12
14

5
6

305
430

0,92
1,40

KML 28
KM 28

MBL 28
MB 28

TMFN 23-30
TMFN 23-30

M 145x2

171

190

24

14

520

1,80

KM 29

MB 29

TMFN 23-30

M 150x2

170
171

180
195

24
24

14
14

5
6

390
530

1,25
1,90

KML 30
KM 30

MBL 30
MB 30

TMFN 23-30
TMFN 23-30

M 155x3

182

200

25

16

540

2,10

KM 31

MB 31

TMFN 30-40

M 160x3

180
182

190
210

25
25

14
16

5
7

405
585

1,40
2,30

KML 32
KM 32

MBL 32
MB 32

TMFN 23-30
TMFN 30-40

M 165x3

193

210

26

16

570

2,30

KM 33

MB 33

TMFN 30-40

M 170x3

190
193

200
220

26
26

16
16

5
7

430
620

1,55
2,35

KML 34
KM 34

MBL 34
MB 34

TMFN 30-40
TMFN 30-40

M 180x3

200
203

210
230

27
27

16
18

5
8

450
670

1,80
2,80

KML 36
KM 36

MBL 36
MB 36

TMFN 30-40
TMFN 30-40

M 190x3

210
214

220
240

28
28

16
18

5
8

475
695

1,85
3,05

KML 38
KM 38

MBL 38
MB 38

TMFN 30-40
TMFN 30-40

M 200x3

222
226

240
250

29
29

18
18

8
8

625
735

2,60
3,35

KML 40
KM 40

MBL 40
MB 40

TMFN 30-40
TMFN 30-40

Tr 210x4

238

270

30

20

10

1)

5,10

HM 42 T

2)

TMFN 40-52

4,75

HM 44 T

MB 44

TMFN 40-52

Tr 220x4

250

280

32

20

10

1)

Tr 230x4

260

290

34

20

10

1)

5,45

HM 46 T

2)

TMFN 40-52

Tr 240x4

270

300

34

20

10

1)

5,60

HM 48 T

MB 48

TMFN 40-52

7,45

HM 50 T

2)

TMFN 40-52

Tr 250x4

290

320

36

20

10

1)

Tr 260x4

300

330

36

24

12

1)

7,55

HM 52 T

MB 52

TMFN 52-64

Tr 280x4

320

350

38

24

12

1)

8,65

HM 56 T

MB 56

TMFN 52-64

1) Contact
2) HM

SKF for information about axial load carrying capacity.


.. T nuts with no appropriate lock washer are intended only for removal purposes.

41

MB(L) lock washers


MB 0 MB 56
25

d1

d2

M
f

Designation

Mass
d

d1

d2

mm

MB 0

10

13,5

21

MB 1
MB 1 A

12
12

17
17

25
25

1
1,2

MB 2
MB 2 A

15
15

21
21

28
28

MB 3
MB 3 A

17
17

24
24

MB 4
MB 4 A

20
20

MB 5
MB 5 A

Designation

Mass
d

d1

d2

kg

mm

8,5

0,0010

3
3

10,5
10,5

0,0020
0,0025

MB 14
MB 14 A

70
70

85
85

98
98

1,5
2,5

8
8

66,5
66,5

0,032
0,053

1
1,2

4
4

13,5
13,5

0,0030
0,0035

MB 15
MB 15 A

75
75

90
90

104
104

1,5
2,5

8
8

71,5
71,5

0,035
0,058

32
32

1
1,2

4
4

15,5
15,5

0,0030
0,0035

MB 16
MB 16 A

80
80

95
95

112
112

1,75
2,5

10
10

76,5
76,5

0,046
0,066

26
26

36
36

1
1,2

4
4

18,5
18,5

0,0040
0,0050

MB 17
MB 17 A

85
85

102
102

119
119

1,75
2,5

10
10

81,5
81,5

0,053
0,076

25
25

32
32

42
42

1,25
1,8

5
5

23
23

0,0060
0,0085

MB 18
MB 18 A

90
90

108
108

126
126

1,75
2,5

10
10

86,5
86,5

0,061
0,087

MB 6
MB 6 A

30
30

38
38

49
49

1,25
1,8

5
5

27,5
27,5

0,0080
0,011

MB 19
MB 19 A

95
95

113
113

133
133

1,75
2,5

10
10

91,5
91,5

0,066
0,094

MB 7
MB 7 A

35
35

44
44

57
57

1,25
1,8

6
6

32,5
32,5

0,011
0,016

MB 20
MB 20 A

100
100

120
120

142
142

1,75
2,5

12
12

96,5
96,5

0,077
0,110

MB 21

105

126

145

1,75

12

100,5 0,083

MB 8
MB 8 A

40
40

50
50

62
62

1,25
1,8

6
6

37,5
37,5

0,013
0,018

MB 22

110

133

154

1,75

12

105,5 0,091

MB 9
MB 9 A

45
45

56
56

69
69

1,25
1,8

6
6

42,5
42,5

0,015
0,021

MB 23

115

137

159

12

110,5 0,110

MB 10
MB 10 A

50
50

61
61

74
74

1,25
1,8

6
6

47,5
47,5

0,016
0,023

MBL 24
MB 24

120
120

135
138

152
164

2
2

14
14

115
115

0,070
0,110

MB 25

125

148

170

14

120

0,120

MB 11
MB 11 A

55
55

67
67

81
81

1,5
2,5

8
8

52,5
52,5

0,022
0,037

MBL 26
MB 26

130
130

145
149

161
175

2
2

14
14

125
125

0,080
0,120

MB 12
MB 12 A

60
60

73
73

86
86

1,5
2,5

8
8

57,5
57,5

0,024
0,040

MB 27

135

160

185

14

130

0,140

MB 13
MB 13 A

65
65

79
79

92
92

1,5
2,5

8
8

62,5
62,5

0,030
0,050

MBL 28
MB 28

140
140

155
160

172
192

2
2

16
16

135
135

0,090
0,140

42

kg

Designation

Mass
d

d1

d2

mm

kg

MB 29

145

172

202

16

140

0,17

MBL 30
MB 30

150
150

170
171

189
205

2
2

16
16

145
145

0,10
0,18

MB 31

155

182

212

2,5

16

147,5 0,20

MBL 32
MB 32

160
160

180
182

199
217

2,5
2,5

18
18

154
154

MB 33

165

193

222

2,5

18

157,5 0,24

MBL 34
MB 34

170
170

190
193

211
232

2,5
2,5

18
18

164
164

0,15
0,24

MBL 36
MB 36

180
180

200
203

222
242

2,5
2,5

20
20

174
174

0,16
0,26

MBL 38
MB 38

190
190

210
214

232
252

2,5
2,5

20
20

184
184

0,17
0,26

MBL 40
MB 40

200
200

222
226

245
262

2,5
2,5

20
20

194
194

0,22
0,28

MB 44

220

250

292

24

213

0,35

MB 48

240

270

312

24

233

0,45

MB 52

260

300

342

28

253

0,65

MB 56

280

320

362

28

273

1,05

0,14
0,22

43

Industrial lock nuts

HM(E) metric lock nuts


retained with a locking
clip

Fig. 16

The locking principle


MS locking clips are simple, stable and reliable fastening elements that engage a keyway in a shaft or adapter sleeve and one of
the slots in the outside diameter of the lock
nut. Locking clips are attached to the nut by
a bolt ( fig. 16).

About HM(E) 30 and 31 series


metric lock nuts
HM(E) 30 and 31 series lock nuts, which
have metric trapezoidal threads, have eight
equally spaced slots located around their
circumference ( fig. 17) to accommodate
an impact spanner. These lock nuts are
located on the shaft by MS locking clips
( fig. 18).
When compared to HM lock nuts, HME
lock nuts have a recessed side face to accommodate axial displacement of CARB
toroidal roller bearings.
HM(E) lock nuts can be reused, provided
they are not damaged. A new locking clip
should be used each time the corresponding
lock nut is reinstalled.
Features and benefits
A simple, stable and reliable fastening
element
Available in a wide range of sizes
Easy to install and remove
Shaft thread diameter range
220-1120mm
Dimensions, tolerances and product data
Locking clips consist of a clip, a hexagonal
head bolt to EN ISO 4017 and a spring-lock
washer to DIN 128. The lock nut and locking
clips generally conform to ISO; see table 4
on page 46 for details.

44

HM(E) lock nut and MS locking clip

Fig. 17

Ordering information
The nut and the locking device must be ordered separately. The appropriate locking
device can be found in the product tables
( page 47). The product tables for locking
devices start on page 50.

Fig. 18

HM(E) metric lock nuts

Installation and removal


Installation
HM(E) lock nuts are easy to install. Each nut
is provided with eight equally spaced slots
around their circumference to accommodate
an impact spanner.
HM(E) lock nuts can be reused, provided
they are not damaged. A new locking clip
should be used each time the corresponding
lock nut is installed.
Appropriate spanner sizes are listed in the
product tables ( page 47). For more information about the appropriate spanner,
see section Tools on page 66.
1 With the bearing or component in position, screw the lock nut into place.
2 Tighten the nut against the bearing or
component with an impact spanner
( fig. 19), aligning one of the slots in its
outside diameter with the keyway in the
shaft thread and making sure to not over
tighten it.
3 Place the spring washer and locking clip
onto the attachment bolt.
4 Position the locking clip in the keyway in
the shaft thread and the slot in the nut
outside diameter and secure with the attachment bolt and spring washer and
align the bolt with one of the threaded
holes on the side face of the lock nut.
5 Tighten the bolt ( fig. 20) with an appropriate wrench.

Fig. 19

Fig. 20

45

Industrial lock nuts

HM, HME designation system


Examples:

HM 3172

HM 3172

Series
HM
HME
HML
HMLL
MS 30
MS 31

Lock nut with a trapezoidal thread


HM lock nut with a recessed outside diameter
HM lock nut, light series
HML lock nut with a lower sectional height
Locking clip dimensions in accordance with ISO standard for a
HM30 lock nut
Locking clip dimensions in accordance with ISO standard for a HM
31 lock nut

Nut size
0
1
2
3
4
to
56

10 mm thread diameter
12 mm thread diameter
15 mm thread diameter
17 mm thread diameter
(x5) 20 mm thread diameter
(x5) 280 mm thread diameter

Table 4
Product data

HM and HME series

Dimension standards

Metric thread: ISO 2982-2

Tolerances

HM(E): Metric trapezoidal thread 7H: ISO 2903


Axial run-out locating face/thread: 0,06 to 0,16 mm max., depending on the lock nut size

Mating shaft threads

Metric trapezoidal thread: Tolerance class 7e: ISO 2903

46

HM(E) lock nuts


Tr 220x4 Tr 900x7
B5
30

B3

b
h

d1 G

d2 d3

B
HME

HM
Dimensions
G

Mass
d1

d2

d3

B5

B3

Designations
Lock nut

mm

kg

Appropriate
locking clip

spanner

Tr 220x4

237
242

229
229

260
260

30
30

41
41

20
20

9
9

2,50
2,75

HME 3044
HM 3044

MS 3044
MS 3044

TMFN 40-52
TMFN 40-52

Tr 240x4

264
270

253
253

290
290

34
34

46
46

20
20

10
10

4,00
4,50

HME 3048
HM 3048

MS 3052-48
MS 3052-48

TMFN 40-52
TMFN 40-52

Tr 260x4

288
290

273
273

310
310

34
34

46
46

20
20

10
10

4,30
4,80

HME 3052
HM 3052

MS 3052-48
MS 3052-48

TMFN 40-52
TMFN 40-52

Tr 280x4

310

293

330

38

50

24

10

5,75

HM 3056

MS 3056

TMFN 52-64

Tr 300x4

335
340
336

326
326
316

380
380
360

40
40
42

53
53
54

24
24
24

12
12
12

11,0
11,5
8,35

HME 3160
HM 3160
HM 3060

MS 3160
MS 3160
MS 3060

TMFN 52-64
TMFN 52-64
TMFN 52-64

Tr 320x5

356
360

336
346

380
400

42
42

55
56

24
24

12
12

9,00
13,0

HM 3064
HM 3164

MS 3068-64
MS 3164

TMFN 52-64
TMFN 52-64

Tr 340x5

376
382
400

356
373
373

400
440
440

45
55
55

58
72
72

24
28
28

12
15
15

11,0
22,0
24,0

HM 3068
HME 3168
HM 3168

MS 3068-64
MS 3172-68
MS 3172-68

TMFN 52-64
TMFN 64-80
TMFN 64-80

Tr 360x5

394
394
406
420

375
375
393
393

420
420
460
460

45
45
58
58

58
58
75
75

10

28
28
28
28

13
13
15
15

11,0
11,5
24,0
26,5

HME 3072
HM 3072
HME 3172
HM 3172

MS 3072
MS 3072
MS 3172-68
MS 3172-68

TMFN 64-80
TMFN 64-80
TMFN 64-80
TMFN 64-80

Tr 380x5

422
422
438
440

399
399
415
415

450
450
490
490

48
48
60
60

62
62
77
77

10

15

28
28
32
32

14
14
18
18

14,0
15,0
28,5
32,0

HME 3076
HM 3076
HME 3176
HM 3176

MS 3080-76
MS 3080-76
MS 3176
MS 3176

TMFN 64-80
TMFN 64-80
TMFN 64-80
TMFN 64-80

Tr 400x5

442
442
456
460

419
419
440
440

470
470
520
520

52
52
62
62

66
66
82
82

10

15

28
28
32
32

14
14
18
18

16,0
17,0
33,0
38,0

HME 3080
HM 3080
HME 3180
HM 3180

MS 3080-76
MS 3080-76
MS 3184-80
MS 3184-80

TMFN 64-80
TMFN 64-80
TMFN 80-500
TMFN 80-500

Tr 420x5

462
462
490

439
439
460

490
490
540

52
52
70

66
66
90

10

32
32
32

14
14
18

17,0
18,5
45,0

HME 3084
HM 3084
HM 3184

MS 3084
MS 3084
MS 3184-80

TMFN 64-80
TMFN 64-80
TMFN 80-500

47

HM(E) lock nuts


Tr 950x8 Tr 1120x8
B5
30

B3

b
h

d1 G

HM

d2 d3

HME

Dimensions
G

Mass
d1

d2

d3

B5

B3

Designations
Lock nut

mm

kg

Appropriate
locking clip

spanner

Tr 440x5

488
490
508
510

463
463
478
478

520
520
560
560

60
60
70
70

77
77
90
90

12

15

32
32
36
36

15
15
20
20

24,0
26,0
42,5
46,5

HME 3088
HM 3088
HME 3188
HM 3188

MS 3092-88
MS 3092-88
MS 3192-88
MS 3192-88

TMFN 64-80
TMFN 64-80
TMFN 80-500
TMFN 80-500

Tr 460x5

510
535
540

483
498
498

540
580
580

60
75
75

77
95
95

20

32
36
36

15
20
20

27,0
45,5
50,5

HM 3092
HME 3192
HM 3192

MS 3092-88
MS 3192-88
MS 3192-88

TMFN 80-500
TMFN 80-500
TMFN 80-500

Tr 480x5

530
530
560
560

503
503
528
528

560
560
620
620

60
60
75
75

77
77
95
95

12

20

36
36
36
36

15
15
20
20

26,0
28,0
55,0
62,0

HME 3096
HM 3096
HME 3196
HM 3196

MS 30/500-96
MS 30/500-96
MS 3196
MS 3196

TMFN 80-500
TMFN 80-500
TMFN 80-500
TMFN 80-500

Tr 500x5

550
550
580
580

523
523
540
540

580
580
630
630

68
68
80
80

85
85
100
100

12

12

36
36
40
40

15
15
23
23

31,5
33,5
60,0
63,5

HME 30/500
HM 30/500
HME 31/500
HM 31/500

MS 30/500-96
MS 30/500-96
MS 31/500
MS 31/500

TMFN 80-500
TMFN 500-600
TMFN 500-600
TMFN 500-600

Tr 530x6

571
590
610

558
558
575

630
630
670

68
68
80

90
90
105

15

40
40
40

20
20
23

37,0
42,5
71,5

HME 30/530
HM 30/530
HM 31/530

MS 30/600-530
MS 30/600-530
MS 31/530

TMFN 500-600
TMFN 500-600
TMFN 500-600

Tr 560x6

610
610
650
650

583
583
608
608

650
650
710
710

75
75
85
85

97
97
110
110

15

15

40
40
45
45

20
20
25
25

41,0
44,5
80,5
86,5

HME 30/560
HM 30/560
HME 31/560
HM 31/560

MS 30/560
MS 30/560
MS 31/600-560
MS 31/600-560

TMFN 500-600
TMFN 500-600
TMFN 500-600
TMFN 500-600

Tr 600x6

657
660
690
690

628
628
648
648

700
700
750
750

75
75
85
85

97
97
110
110

18

15

40
40
45
45

20
20
25
25

47,0
52,5
85,0
91,5

HME 30/600
HM 30/600
HME 31/600
HM 31/600

MS 30/600-530
MS 30/600-530
MS 31/600-560
MS 31/600-560

TMFN 500-600
TMFN 500-600
TMFN 600-750
TMFN 600-750

Tr 630x6

690
690
730
730

658
658
685
685

730
730
800
800

75
75
95
95

97
97
120
120

18

18

45
45
50
50

20
20
28
28

50,0
55,0
115
125

HME 30/630
HM 30/630
HME 31/630
HM 31/630

MS 30/630
MS 30/630
MS 31/630
MS 31/630

TMFN 500-600
TMFN 500-600
TMFN 600-750
TMFN 600-750

Tr 670x6

740
775
775

703
730
730

780
850
850

80
106
106

102
131
131

18

45
50
50

20
28
28

68,5
144
155

HM 30/670
HME 31/670
HM 31/670

MS 30/670
MS 31/670
MS 31/670

TMFN 600-750
TMFN 600-750
TMFN 600-750

Tr 710x7

766
780
825
825

742
742
772
772

830
830
900
900

90
90
106
106

112
112
133
133

20

20

50
50
55
55

25
25
30
30

81,0
91,5
149
162

HME 30/710
HM 30/710
HME 31/710
HM 31/710

MS 30/710
MS 30/710
MS 31/710
MS 31/710

TMFN 600-750
TMFN 600-750
TMFN 600-750
TMFN 600-750

48

Dimensions
G

Mass
d1

d2

d3

B5

B3

Designations
Lock nut

mm

kg

Appropriate
locking clip

spanner

Tr 750x7

820
820
875
875

782
782
813
813

870
870
950
950

90
90
112
112

112
112
139
139

20

20

55
55
60
60

25
25
34
34

85,5
94,0
177
190

HME 30/750
HM 30/750
HME 31/750
HM 31/750

MS 30/800-750
MS 30/800-750
MS 31/800-750
MS 31/800-750

TMFN 600-750
TMFN 600-750
TMFN 600-750
TMFN 600-750

Tr 800x7

870
870
925
925

832
832
863
863

920
920
1 000
1 000

90
90
112
112

112
112
139
139

20

20

55
55
60
60

25
25
34
34

90,5
99,5
187
202

HME 30/800
HM 30/800
HME 31/800
HM 31/800

MS 30/800-750
MS 30/800-750
MS 31/800-750
MS 31/800-750

TMFN 600-750
TMFN 600-750

Tr 850x7

925
925
975
975

887
887
914
914

980
980
1 060
1 060

90
90
118
118

115
115
145
145

20

25

60
60
70
70

25
25
38
38

104
115
212
234

HME 30/850
HM 30/850
HME 31/850
HM 31/850

MS 30/900-850
MS 30/900-850
MS 31/850
MS 31/850

Tr 900x7

975
975
1 030

937
937
969

1 030
1 030
1 120

100
100
125

125
125
154

25

60
60
70

25
25
38

117
131
280

HME 30/900
HM 30/900
HM 31/900

MS 30/900-850
MS 30/900-850
MS 31/900

Tr 950x8

1 025
1 025
1 080

985
985
1 017

1 080
1 080
1 170

100
100
125

125
125
154

25

60
60
70

25
25
38

124
139
293

HME 30/950
HM 30/950
HM 31/950

MS 30/950
MS 30/950
MS 31/950

Tr 1000x8

1 085
1 085
1 140
1 140

1 040
1 040
1 077
1 077

1 140
1 140
1 240
1 240

100
100
125
125

125
125
154
154

25

25

60
60
70
70

25
25
38
38

141
157
305
336

HME 30/1000
HM 30/1000
HME 31/1000
HM 31/1000

MS 30/1000
MS 30/1000
MS 31/1000
MS 31/1000

Tr 1060x8

1 145
1 145
1 210

1 100
1 100
1 137

1 200
1 200
1 300

100
100
125

125
125
154

25

60
60
70

25
25
38

149
166
354

HME 30/1060 MS 30/1000


HM 30/1060 MS 30/1000
HM 31/1060 MS 31/1000

Tr 1120x8

1 205

1 160

1 260

100

125

60

25

175

HM 30/1120

MS 30/1000

49

MS locking clips
MS 3044 MS 31/1000

M1

M
B

M3

M2

Designation
Locking clip

Dimensions
Appertaining
hexagonal
head bolt

Spring washer in
accordance with
DIN 128

Mass
M1

M2

M3

mm

kg

MS 3044

M 6x12

A6

20

12

13,5

0,022

MS 3052-48

M 8x16

A8

20

12

17,5

0,024

MS 3056

M 8x16

A8

24

12

17,5

0,030

MS 3060

M 8x16

A8

24

12

20,5

0,033

MS 3068-64

M 8x16

A8

24

15

21

0,046

MS 3072

M 8x16

A8

28

15

20

0,051

MS 3080-76

M 10x20

A 10

28

15

24

12

0,055

MS 3084

M 10x20

A 10

32

15

24

12

0,063

MS 3092-88

M 12x25

A 12

32

15

28

14

0,067

MS 30/500-96

M 12x25

A 12

36

15

28

14

0,076

MS 30/560

M 16x30

A 16

40

21

29

18

0,15

MS 30/600-530

M 16x30

A 16

40

21

34

18

0,14

MS 30/630

M 16x30

A 16

45

21

34

18

0,17

MS 30/670

M 16x30

A 16

45

21

39

18

0,19

MS 30/710

M 16x30

A 16

50

21

39

18

0,21

MS 30/800-750

M 16x30

A 16

55

21

39

18

0,23

MS 30/900-850

M 20x40

A 20

60

21

44

22

0,26

MS 30/950

M 20x40

A 20

60

21

46

22

0,26

MS 30/1000

M 20x40

A 20

60

21

51

22

0,28

MS 3160

M 10x20

A 10

24

12

30,5

12

0,040

MS 3164

M 10x20

A 10

24

15

31

12

0,055

MS 3172-68

M 12x25

A 12

28

15

38

14

0,069

MS 3176

M 12x25

A 12

32

15

40

14

0,083

MS 3184-80

M 16x30

A 16

32

15

45

18

0,089

50

Designation
Locking clip

Dimensions
Appertaining
hexagonal
head bolt

Spring washer in
accordance with
DIN 128

Mass
M1

M2

M3

mm

kg

MS 3192-88

M 16x30

A 16

36

15

43

18

0,097

MS 3196

M 16x30

A 16

36

15

53

18

0,11

MS 31/500

M 16x30

A 16

40

15

45

18

0,11

MS 31/530

M 20x40

A 20

40

21

51

22

0,19

MS 31/600-560

M 20x40

A 20

45

21

54

22

0,22

MS 31/630

M 20x40

A 20

50

21

61

22

0,27

MS 31/670

M 20x40

A 20

50

21

66

22

0,28

MS 31/710

M 24x50

A 24

55

21

69

26

0,32

MS 31/800-750

M 24x50

A 24

60

21

70

26

0,35

MS 31/850

M 24x50

A 24

70

21

71

26

0,41

MS 31/900

M 24x50

A 24

70

21

76

26

0,41

MS 31/950

M 24x50

A 24

70

21

78

26

0,42

MS 31/1000

M 24x50

A 24

70

21

88

26

0,50

51

Industrial lock nuts

N and AN inch lock


nuts retained with a
lock washer

Features and benefits

The locking principle


Lock washers ( fig. 21) are simple, stable
and reliable fastening elements that engage
a keyway in a shaft, or adapter sleeve
thread. The washer locks the nut in position
when one of the washer tabs is bent into
one of the slots on the nuts outside diameter ( fig. 22).

About N and AN inch lock nuts


N and AN inch lock nuts, up to and including
size 44 (shaft thread diameter 8.628 in.),
use a lock washer. They have four equally
spaced slots around their circumference
( fig. 23) to accommodate a hook or impact spanner. These lock nuts are also referred to as shaft or withdrawal nuts.
N 00 to N 14, AN 15 to AN 40 and N 44
lock nuts are normal series lock nuts commonly used together with bearings in the
12, 13, 222, 223 and 232 series up to size
23244 mounted directly to the shaft or via
an adapter sleeve.
N 022 to N 044 lock nuts are low profile
series lock nuts commonly used together
with bearings in the 230 series. They can
also be used to secure other bearing types
and other machine components. Lock nuts
and lock washers are listed in the product
tables ( page 56).
Dimensional data for lock washers can be
found on page 58.
Fig. 21

52

N and AN lock nuts can be reused, provided they are not damaged. A new lock
washer should be used each time the corresponding lock nut is installed.

A simple, stable and reliable fastening


element
Available in a wide range of sizes
Easy to mount and dismount
Nominal thread diameters range from
0.391 8.628 inch
Dimensions, tolerances and product data

N and AN inch lock nuts

Inch lock nuts and lock washers generally


conform to ANSI/ABMA standard 8.2. See
table 5 on page 54 for details. For additional information, see the product tables starting on page 56.
Ordering information
The nut and the lock washer must be ordered
separately.

Fig. 22

Fig. 23

N and AN inch lock nuts

Installation
N and AN inch lock nuts secured with lock
washers are easy to install. Each nut is provided with four equally spaced slots around
its circumference to accommodate a hook or
impact spanner. Appropriate spanner sizes
are listed in the product table ( page 56).
For additional information about spanners,
see the section Tools on page 66.
N and AN lock nuts can be reused, provided they are not damaged. A new lock
washer should be used each time the corresponding lock nut is installed.
Mounting bearings and components on
cylindrical shafts
To mount bearings and components on a
cylindrical shaft, start with step 5 below
Locking the bearing.
Mounting bearings on an adapter sleeve
or tapered seats
1 Slide the bearing onto the adapter sleeve
or tapered shaft
2 With the chamfer facing the bearing,
screw the nut, without the lock washer,
onto the adapter sleeve or shaft thread
( fig. 24).
3 Tighten the nut with a hook or impact
spanner ( fig. 25) until the correct
clearance in the bearing is obtained.
4 Remove the nut. Go to step 5

Fig. 24

Fig. 25

Fig. 26

Fig. 27

Locking the bearing


5 With the bearing in position, place the
lock washer onto the shaft engaging the
key tang with the keyway in the adapter
sleeve or shaft thread ( fig. 26).
6 With the chamfer facing the bearing,
screw the lock nut into place.
7 Tighten the nut firmly against the lock
washer and bearing with a hook or impact
spanner, making sure to not over tighten
the nut. For bearings on adapter sleeves
or tapered shafts, make sure that the
bearing is not driven up any further on its
seat.
8 Lock the nut in place by bending one of
the lock washer tabs down into one of the
slots on the nut ( fig. 27). Do not bend
the tab to the bottom of the slot.

53

Industrial lock nuts

N and AN designation system


Examples:

AN 22

AN

22

Series
AN
N
W

Lock nut dimensions in accordance with


ANSI standard, normal series
Lock nut dimensions in accordance with ANSI standard.
N lock nuts are available in two series; N 00 normal series
and N 000 low profile series
Lock washer dimensions in accordance with ANSI standard.
W lock washers are available in two series; W 00 for lock
nuts in normal series (AN and N) and W 000 for lock nuts in
low profile series (N 0)

Nut size
00
01
02
03
04
to
44

0.391 in. thread diameter


0.469 in. thread diameter
0.586 in. thread diameter
0.664 in. thread diameter
0.781 in. thread diameter
8.628 in. thread diameter

Table 5
Product data

N and AN series

Dimension standards

Inch thread: ANSI/ABMA Std. 8.2

Tolerances

Inch thread: ANSI/ABMA Std. 8.2


Axial run-out locating face/thread: 0,05 to 0,06 mm (0.0020 to 0.0023 in.) max., depending on the lock nut size

Mating shaft threads

Inch thread: Tolerance class: ANSI/ABMA Std. 8.2

54

55

N and AN inch lock nuts retained with a lock washer


G 0.391 8.628 in.
B
50

B
30

b
h

N 44
N 022 - N 0441)

N 00 - AN 40
Threads2)
G

d3

d1 G

d3

d1 G

Threads
per inch

in.

Dimensions
d1

d3

Mass
B

Designations
Lock nut

in.

kg

Appropriate
locking device

spanner

0.391

32

0.625

0.755

0.229

0.120

0.073

0,009

N 00

W 00

HN 0

0.469

32

0.719

0.880

0.323

0.120

0.073

0,016

N 01

W 01

HN 1

0.586

32

0.813

1.005

0.323

0.120

0.104

0,019

N 02

W 02

HN 2-3

0.664

32

0.938

1.130

0.354

0.120

0.104

0,027

N 03

W 03

HN 2-3

0.781

32

1.125

1.380

0.385

0.178

0.104

0,044

N 04

W 04

HN 4

0.969

32

1.281

1.568

0.416

0.178

0.104

0,055

N 05

W 05

HN 5-6

1.173

18

1.500

1.755

0.416

0.178

0.104

0,067

N 06

W 06

HN 5-6

1.376

18

1.813

2.068

0.448

0.178

0.104

0,10

N 07

W 07

HN 7

1.563

18

2.000

2.255

0.448

0.240

0.104

0,11

N 08

W 08

HN 8-9

1.767

18

2.281

2.536

0.448

0.240

0.104

0,14

N 09

W 09

HN 8-9

1.967

18

2.438

2.693

0.510

0.240

0.104

0,17

N 10

W 10

HN 10-11

2.157

18

2.656

2.974

0.510

0.240

0.135

0,20

N 11

W 11

HN 10-11

2.360

18

2.844

3.161

0.541

0.240

0.135

0,23

N 12

W 12

HN 12-13

2.548

18

3.063

3.380

0.573

0.240

0.135

0,27

N 13

W 13

HN 12-13

2.751

18

3.313

3.630

0.573

0.240

0.135

0,31

N 14

W 14

HN 14

2.933

12

3.563

3.880

0.604

0.360

0.135

0,39

AN 15

W 15

HN 15

1) Also
2) For

56

referred to as low profile series


detailed information about threads, refer to ABMA Standard 8.2.

Threads1)
G

Threads
per inch

in.

Dimensions
d1

d3

Mass

Designations
Lock nut
Appropriate
locking device spanner

kg

in.

3.137

12

3.844

4.161

0.604

0.360

0.135

0,45

AN 16

W 16

HN 16

3.340

12

4.031

4.411

0.635

0.360

0.166

0,51

AN 17

W 17

HN 17

3.527

12

4.281

4.661

0.698

0.360

0.166

0,64

AN 18

W 18

HN 18-20

3.730

12

4.563

4.943

0.729

0.360

0.166

0,76

AN 19

W 19

HN 18-20

3.918

12

4.813

5.193

0.760

0.360

0.166

0,88

AN 20

W 20

HN 18-20

4.122

12

5.000

5.443

0.760

0.485

0.198

0,93

AN 21

W 21

HN 21-22

4.325

12
12

4.901
5.281

5.318
5.724

0.791
0.791

0.485
0.485

0.198
0.198

0,76
1,10

N 0222)
AN 22

W 022
W 22

HN 21-22
HN 21-22

4.716

12
12

5.313
5.688

5.693
6.130

0.823
0.823

0.485
0.485

0.198
0.198

0,84
1,25

N 0242)
AN 24

W 024
W 24

TMFN 23-30
TMFN 23-30

5.106

12
12

5.703
6.188

6.130
6.755

0.885
0.855

0.485
0.610

0.198
0.260

1,05
1,65

N 0262)
AN 26

W 026
W 26

TMFN 23-30
TMFN 23-30

5.497

12
12

6.109
6.531

6.505
7.099

0.948
0.948

0.485
0.610

0.198
0.260

1,15
1,80

N 0282)
AN 28

W 028
W 28

TMFN 23-30
TMFN 23-30

5.888

12
12

6.688
7.063

7.130
7.693

0.979
0.979

0.610
0.610

0.229
0.291

1,60
2,25

N 0302)
AN 30

W 030
W 30

TMFN 23-30
TMFN 23-30

6.284

8
8

7.094
7.438

7.505
8.068

1.041
1.041

0.610
0.610

0.229
0.291

1,80
2,60

N 0322)
AN 32

W 032
W 32

TMFN 23-30
TMFN 30-40

6.659

8
8

7.484
8.031

7.880
8.661

1.073
1.073

0.610
0.610

0.229
0.291

2,00
3,20

N 0342)
AN 34

W 034
W 34

TMFN 30-40
TMFN 30-40

7.066

8
8

7.875
8.375

8.255
9.068

1.104
1.104

0.610
0.735

0.229
0.323

2,10
3,40

N 0362)
AN 36

W 036
W 36

TMFN 30-40
TMFN 30-40

7.472

8
8

8.266
8.781

8.693
9.474

1.135
1.135

0.610
0.735

0.229
0.323

2,35
3,70

N 0382)
AN 38

W 038
W 38

TMFN 30-40
TMFN 30-40

7.847

8
8

8.750
9.156

9.443
9.849

1.198
1.198

0.735
0.735

0.323
0.323

3,30
4,10

N 0402)
AN 40

W 040
W 40

TMFN 30-40
TMFN 30-40

8.628

8
8

9.531
9.843

10.255
11.005

1.260
1.260

0.860
0.980

0.385
0.510

3,80
5,05

N 0442)
N 44

W 044
W 44

TMFN 40-52
TMFN 40-52

1) For

detailed information about threads, refer to ABMA Standard 8.2.


profile.

2) Low

57

W inch lock washers


W 00 - W 44
W 022 - W 044
V

45

25

d
d2

d1

d1

W 00 - W 40
Designation

W 44 and W 022 - W 044

Dimensions
d

d1

Protrusion
d2

Mass

V min.

in.

W 00

0.406

0.655

0.875

0.032

0.120

0.334

0.062

0,001

W 01

0.484

0.749

1.016

0.032

0.120

0.412

0.062

0,002

W 02

0.601

0.843

1.156

0.032

0.120

0.529

0.062

0,002

W 03

0.679

0.968

1.328

0.032

0.120

0.607

0.062

0,003

W 04

0.801

1.155

1.531

0.032

0.176

0.729

0.062

0,004

W 05

0.989

1.311

1.719

0.04

0.176

0.909

0.094

0,006

W 06

1.193

1.530

1.922

0.04

0.176

1.093

0.094

0,007

W 07

1.396

1.843

2.250

0.04

0.176

1.296

0.094

0,009

W 08

1.583

2.030

2.469

0.048

0.290

1.478

0.094

0,015

W 09

1.792

2.311

2.734

0.048

0.290

1.687

0.125

0,018

W 10

1.992

2.468

2.922

0.048

0.290

1.887

0.125

0,018

W 11

2.182

2.686

3.109

0.053

0.290

2.069

0.125

0,019

W 12

2.400

2.874

3.344

0.053

0.290

2.267

0.125

0,020

W 13

2.588

3.093

3.578

0.053

0.290

2.455

0.125

0,023

W 14

2.791

3.343

3.828

0.053

0.290

2.658

0.188

0,026

W 15

2.973

3.593

4.109

0.062

0.290

2.834

0.188

0,041

W 16

3.177

3.874

4.375

0.062

0.353

3.038

0.188

0,045

W 17

3.395

4.061

4.625

0.062

0.353

3.253

0.188

0,047

W 18

3.582

4.311

4.938

0.084

0.353

3.418

0.188

0,072

W 19

3.800

4.593

5.219

0.084

0.353

3.636

0.188

0,079

W 20

3.988

4.843

5.500

0.084

0.353

3.809

0.250

0,087

W 21

4.192

5.030

5.703

0.084

0.353

4.013

0.250

0,095

W 022

4.395

4.951

5.688

0.115

0.350

4.185

0,11

W 22

4.395

5.311

6.063

0.115

0.353

4.185

0.250

0,16

58

kg

Designation

Dimensions
d

d1

Protrusion
d2

Mass

V min.

in.

kg

W 024

4.801

5.363

6.188

0.115

0.350

4.591

0,12

W 24

4.801

5.718

6.469

0.115

0.353

4.591

0.250

0,17

W 026

5.191

5.753

6.625

0.115

0.469

4.969

0,13

W 26

5.191

6.218

7.031

0.115

0.435

4.969

0.250

0,22

W 028

5.582

6.159

7.094

0.115

0.594

5.360

0,14

W 28

5.582

6.561

7.438

0.115

0.590

5.360

0.250

0,23

W 030

5.983

6.738

7.719

0.115

0.594

5.730

0,20

W 30

5.983

7.093

8.063

0.146

0.590

5.730

0.313

0,34

W 032

6.389

7.144

8.156

0.115

0.594

6.128

0,21

W 32

6.389

7.468

8.438

0.146

0.590

6.128

0.313

0,34

W 034

6.764

7.538

8.594

0.115

0.719

6.503

0,22

W 34

6.764

8.061

9.063

0.146

0.715

6.503

0.313

0,41

W 036

7.171

7.929

9.000

0.115

0.719

6.910

0,23

W 36

7.171

8.405

9.438

0.146

0.715

6.910

0.313

0,45

W 038

7.577

8.320

9.438

0.115

0.719

7.316

0,24

W 38

7.577

8.811

9.875

0.146

0.715

7.316

0.313

0,47

W 040

7.982

8.804

9.969

0.115

0.844

7.721

0,29

W 40

7.982

9.186

10.313 0.146

0.840

7.721

0.313

0,49

W 044

8.701

9.600

10.406 0.115

0.945

8.327

0,30

W 44

8.701

9.905

11.438 0.146

0.940

8.327

0,67

59

Industrial lock nuts

N inch lock nuts


retained with a locking
plate
The locking principle
Locking plates are simple, stable and reliable
fastening elements that engage a keyway in
a shaft or adapter sleeve and are attached to
the side face of the nut by two bolts secured
with locking wire ( fig. 28). A locking plate
consists of a plate, two hexagonal head bolts
with drilled heads and lock wire to secure
them ( fig. 29).

Features and benefits


A simple, stable and reliable fastening
element
Available in a wide range of sizes
Easy to mount and dismount
Thread diameters range from 9.442 to
37.410 inches
Dimensions, tolerances and product data
The inch lock nuts and inch lock washers
generally conform to ANSI/ABMA standard
8.2. See table 6 on page 62 for details. For
additional information, see the product tables (page 64).
Ordering information
The nut and locking plate must be ordered
separately.

About N inch lock nuts


N lock nuts for nominal thread diameters
ranging from 9.442 to 37.410 inches (size
N 048 to N 950) are low profile series lock
nuts that use a locking plate. These lock
nuts, also referred to as shaft or withdrawal
nuts, have four equally spaced slots around
their circumference ( fig. 30) to accommodate an impact spanner.
Lock nuts and locking plates are listed in
the product table ( page 64). Dimensional
data for locking plates can be found on
page 65.
N Lock nuts with a locking plate are commonly used with bearings in the 23048,
23148 and 23248 series and larger, but can
also be used to retain any suitable bearing
or other machine component.
N lock nuts can be reused, provided they
are not damaged. A new locking plate should
be used each time the corresponding lock
nut is installed.
Fig. 28

60

N inch lock nuts

Fig. 29

Fig. 30

N inch lock nuts

Installation
N lock nuts are easy to install. Each nut is
provided with four equally spaced slots
around its circumference to accommodate
an impact spanner. Appropriate spanner
sizes are listed in the product tables
( page 64).
N lock nuts can be reused, provided they
are not damaged. A new locking plate should
be used each time the corresponding lock
nut is installed.
Mounting bearings and components on
cylindrical shafts
To mount bearings and components on a
cylindrical shaft seat
1 With the bearing or component in position, screw the lock nut into place.
2 Tighten the nut against the bearing or
component with an impact spanner, making sure to not over tighten it ( fig. 31).
3 Position the locking plate in the keyway.
4 Tighten the nut further, if required, to
align the holes in the plate with the holes
on the side face of the nut, making sure
that the plate maintains its position in the
keyway.
5 Screw both bolts into the side face of the
lock nut and tighten them.
6 Thread the wire supplied with the locking
plate through the holes in the head of
both bolts in a figure 8 pattern.
7 Twist the ends of the wire together to
prevent the bolts from loosening
( fig. 32).

Fig. 31

Mounting bearings on an adapter sleeve


or tapered seat
1 With the bearing in position, screw the
lock nut into place.
2 Tighten the nut against the bearing with
an impact spanner until the correct bearing internal radial clearance is obtained,
and making sure to not over tighten it
( fig. 31).
3 Position the locking plate in the
keyway.
4 Tighten the nut further if required
to align the holes in the plate with the
holes on the side face of the nut, making
sure that the plate maintains its position
in the keyway.
5 Screw both bolts into the side face
of the lock nut and tighten them.
6 Thread the wire supplied with the
locking plate through the holes in the
head of both bolts in a figure 8 pattern.
7 Twist the ends of the wire together to
prevent the bolts from loosening
( fig. 32).

Fig. 32

61

Industrial lock nuts

N designation system
Examples:

N 022

022

Series
N
PL

Lock nut dimensions in accordance with ANSI


standard, low profile series size N 048 to N 950
Locking plate dimensions in accordance with
ANSI standard

Nut size
048
to
096

9.442 in. thread diameter

500
to
950

19.682 in. thread diameter

18.894 in. thread diameter

37.410 in. thread diameter

Table 6
Product data

N series

Dimension standards

Inch thread: ANSI/ABMA Std. 8.2

Tolerances

Inch thread: ANSI/ABMA Std. 8.2


Axial run-out locating face/thread: 0,05 to 0,30 mm (0.002 to 0.012 in.) max., depending on the lock nut size

Mating shaft threads

Inch thread: Tolerance class: ANSI/ABMA Std. 8.2

62

63

N inch lock nuts retained with a locking plate


9.442 37.410 in.
B5
B

b
h

d2 d3

d1 G

Threads1)
G

Threads
per inch

in.

Dimensions
d1

d2

d3

B5

Mass

Designations
Lock nut
Appropriate
locking device spanner

kg

in.

9.442
10.192

6
6

10.625
11.406

10.423
11.298

11.443
12.193

1.354
1.416

1.698
1.760

0.860
0.860

0.385
0.385

5,9
6,8

N 048
N 052

PL 48
PL 52

TMFN 40-52
TMFN 40-52

11.004
11.785

6
6

12.219
13.219

12.110
13.110

13.005
14.193

1.510
1.573

1.854
1.948

0.980
0.980

0.385
0.510

7,7
10,5

N 056
N 060

PL 56
PL 60

TMFN 52-64
TMFN 52-64

12.562
13.339

6
5

14.031
14.813

13.860
14.735

15.005
15.755

1.666
1.791

2.041
2.166

0.980
0.980

0.510
0.510

12
13,5

N 064
N 068

PL 64
PL 68

TMFN 52-64
TMFN 52-64

14.17
14.957

5
5

15.500
16.625

15.485
16.485

16.505
17.755

1.791
1.916

2.166
2.353

1.230
1.230

0.510
0.604

13,5
18,5

N 072
N 076

PL 72
PL 76

TMFN 64-80
TMFN 64-80

15.745
16.532

5
5

17.438
18.188

17.235
18.110

18.505
19.318

2.073
2.073

2.500
2.500

1.230
1.355

0.604
0.604

21
22

N 080
N 084

PL 80
PL 84

TMFN 64-80
TMFN 64-80

17.319
18.107

5
5

19.250
20.688

19.110
19.985

20.505
21.255

2.385
2.385

2.906
2.906

1.355
1.355

0.604
0.604

30
31

N 088
N 092

PL 88
PL 92

TMFN 64-80
TMFN 80-500

18.894
19.682

5
5

20.750
21.688

20.673
21.610

22.068
22.818

2.385
2.703

2.937
3.250

1.480
1.480

0.604
0.604

32,5
36

N 096
N 500

PL 96
PL 500

TMFN 80-500
TMFN 80-500

20.867
22.048

4
4

23.250
24.000

23.360
24.110

24.818
25.568

2.703
2.953

3.250
3.512

1.605
1.605

0.823
0.823

48,5
48,5

N 530
N 560

PL 530
PL 560

TMFN 80-500
TMFN 500-600

23.623
24.804

4
4

26.000
27.125

25.923
27.235

27.568
28.755

2.953
2.953

3.512
3.512

1.605
1.855

0.823
0.823

59,0
61,5

N 600
N 630

PL 600
PL 630

TMFN 500-600
TMFN 500-600

26.379
27.961

4
3

29.125
30.688

28.985
30.610

30.693
32.693

3.140
3.578

3.699
4.137

1.855
1.980

0.823
1.010

77,0
102

N 670
N 710

PL 670
PL 710

TMFN 600-750
TMFN 600-750

29.536
31.504

3
3

32.313
34.250

32.235
34.610

34.255
36.255

3.578
3.578

4.169
4.169

2.230
2.230

1.010
1.010

107
115

N 750
N 800

PL 750
PL 800

TMFN 600-750
TMFN 600-750

33.473
35.441

3
3

36.375
38.375

36.485
38.610

38.568
40.568

3.578
3.953

4.249
4.624

2.480
2.480

1.010
1.010

130
153

N 850
N 900

PL 850
PL 900

37.410

40.500

40.610

43.005

3.953

4.624

2.480

1.010

176

N 950

PL 950

1) For

64

detailed information about threads, refer to ABMA Standard 8.2.

PL inch locking plates


PL 48 950
A2

A3

A1

B
Designation
Locking plate

7,5

Dimensions
2 x drilled
head hexagon
head bolt

A1

A2

Mass
A3

in.

kg

PL 48
PL 52

5/1618x5/8

1.125
1.156

0.813
0.804

1.000
1.063

0.125
0.125

3.500
3.750

0,040
0,045

PL 56
PL 60

5/1618x5/8

1.156
1.375

0.822
0.915

1.125
1.250

0.125
0.125

3.938
4.344

0,046
0,064

PL 64
PL 68

3/816x3/4

1.312
1.250

0.888
0.856

1.313
1.375

0.125
0.125

4.531
4.750

0,064
0,065

PL 72
PL 76

3/816x3/4

1.250
1.500

0.856
1.039

1.375
1.375

0.125
0.125

4.906
5.438

0,066
0,085

PL 80
PL 84

1/213x7/8

1.469
1.562

0.976
1.067

1.500
1.500

0.125
0.125

5.719
5.812

0,089
0,096

PL 88
PL 92

5/811x1
5/811x1

1.656
1.656

1.125
1.063

1.688
1.688

0.125
0.125

6.250
6.422

0,110
0,121

PL 96
PL 500

5/811x1 1/4
5/811x1 1/4

1.562
1.688

0.999
1.125

1.688
1.688

0.156
0.156

6.594
6.844

0,145
0,158

PL 530
PL 560

5/811x1 1/4
5/811x1 1/4

2.125
1.875

1.562
1.312

1.688
1.688

0.156
0.156

7.312
7.500

0,214
0,182

PL 600
PL 630

5/811x1 1/4
5/811x1 1/4

2.000
2.094

1.437
1.376

1.688
1.875

0.156
0.156

8.000
8.312

0,212
0,251

PL 670
PL 710

5/811x1 1/4

2.109
2.188

1.421
1.500

1.875
1.875

0.156
0.156

8.750
9.188

0,266
0,283

PL 750
PL 800

5/811x1 1/4

2.188
2.219

1.500
1.531

1.875
1.875

0.188
0.188

9.594
10.219

0,355
0,379

PL 850
PL 900

3/410x1 1/2
3/410x1 1/2

2.469
2.438

1.656
1.688

1.875
1.875

0.188
0.188

10.938
11.500

0,452
0,470

PL 950

3/410x1 1/2

2.531

1.781

1.875

0.188

12.000

0,490

5/1618x5/8

3/816x3/4

3/816x3/4

1/213x7/8

1/213x7/8

5/811x1 1/4

5/811x1 1/4

Two hexagonal head bolts and a wire to secure the bolts are supplied with a locking plate.

65

Tools
Except for KMTA lock nuts, all SKF lock nuts
have slots around their circumference to accommodate a hook or impact spanner. The
designations of the appropriate spanners
are listed in the product tables. For additional information about spanners, refer to the
catalogue SKF Maintenance and Lubrication
Products or visit www.mapro.skf.com.

HN series hook spanners


Hook spanners in the HN series ( fig. 33)
are available in 15 different sizes. The series
is based on the DIN 1810 standard that
combines certain spanner sizes. The HN series is suitable for tightening or loosening
KM lock nuts conforming to DIN 981 standard up to size KM 22. Additionally, they are
suitable for use with AN, N, KMK, KMFE and
KMT lock nuts as well as nuts manufactured
according to the DIN 1804 standard.

Fig. 33

HNA series adjustable hook


spanners
HNA series adjustable hook spanners (
fig. 36) make tightening and loosening of
KM, KML, N, AN, KMK, KMFE and KMT lock
nuts quick and easy. The HNA series of adjustable spanners includes 4 different sizes
covering 23 nut sizes. The adjustable hook
spanners are suitable for all lock nuts conforming to the DIN 981 standard.

Fig. 34
HN 4-16/SET

Hook spanner set HN 4-16/SET


In addition to single spanners, HN series
spanners are available as a set, HN 4-16/
SET ( fig. 34), containing the nine most
popular sizes, HN 4 up to HN 16. The spanners are contained in a sturdy carrying case
( fig. 1).

Fig. 35

Hook spanners HN/SNL series


Hook spanners in HN/SNL series ( fig. 35)
are specially designed to tighten and loosen
KM, KML, N, AN, KMK, KMFE and KMT lock
nuts with outside diameters ranging from
38 to 210 mm (1.5 to 8.3 in). The HN/SNL
series consists of 21 sizes and are available
individually.

Fig. 36

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Tools

TMFS lock nut sockets

Fig. 37

Fig. 38

TMFS lock nut sockets ( fig. 37) are used


to tighten and loosen KM and KMK series
lock nuts. The sockets are available in 21
different sizes and are suitable for bearings
with a bore diameter between 10 and
100 mm. The sockets are an alternative to
hook spanners and make the use of power
tools or torque wrenches possible. Larger
sizes and deep well sockets are available on
request.

TMFN impact spanners


TMFN impact spanners ( fig. 38) are used
to tighten and loosen the lock nuts used to
locate large bearings mounted on tapered
journals, adapter or withdrawal sleeves. The
impact spanners are designed to fit a number of different nut sizes, and are suitable
for KM, HM .. T, HML .. T, HM 30.., HM 31..,
AN and N lock nuts.

Fig. 39

TMHN 7 spanners
It is essential, when mounting self-aligning
bearings on adapter sleeves, to obtain the
correct internal radial clearance. Failure to
do so will have a negative impact on bearing
performance, which could lead to premature
bearing failure. To avoid these problems,
SKF has designed a set of seven spanners
( fig. 39 and table 7) to fit KM lock nuts
size 5 to 11. Each spanner is clearly marked
with the correct tightening angle, to facilitate
drive-up and to maintain the recommended
radial clearance after locking the lock nut
onto the shaft. The spanner engages the nut
in four places.
Table 7
SKF spanners
Spanner
designation

Nut
designation

Bearing designation

HNM 5

KM 5

1205 EK

2205 EK

1305 EK

HNM 6

KM 6

1206 EK

2206 EK

1306 EK

2306 K

HNM 7

KM 7

1207 EK

2207 EK

1307 EK

2307 EK

HNM 8

KM 8

1208 EK

2208 EK

1308 EK

2308 EK

HNM 9

KM 9

1209 EK

2209 EK

1309 EK

2309 EK

HNM 10

KM 10

1210 EK

2210 EK

1310 EK

2310 K

HNM 11

KM 11

1211 EK

2211 EK

1311 EK

2311 K

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Seals

Bearings and
housings

Mechatronics

Lubrication
systems

Services

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