K-nut, keps nuts, are one kind of hardware accessories nut. The outer is hexagonal nut, and has six corners, while above it is trimmed 65 manganese steel toothed spring washer. From one side, it is K-shaped, so it is called K-nut. K-nut include: M3, M4, M5, M6, M8, M10, M12 and imperial # 6, # 8, # 10,1 / 4,5 / 16,1 / 2 and so on, the products are suitable for machinery, furniture, appliances, electronics / computer, automobile, sports equipment and other industries metal fastening accessories.
An M10 stainless steel 18-8 Keps Nut, also known as a K-Lock Nut, is a specific type of nut with distinctive characteristics:M10 Size: The "M10" denotes the metric size of the nut, indicating that it is designed to fit a threaded bolt or stud with an M10 diameter.Stainless Steel 18-8: This indicates the material and alloy of the nut. "Stainless steel 18-8" typically refers to a type 304 stainless steel, which is corrosion-resistant and offers good general-purpose performance. The "18-8" signifies the percentage of chromium and nickel in the alloy.Keps Nut: A Keps Nut, often referred to as a K-Lock Nut, has an integrated washer with external teeth (also known as serrations) on one side. These teeth grip the mating surface to prevent the nut from loosening due to vibration or other forces, effectively acting as a lock washer.The M10 stainless steel 18-8 Keps Nut is commonly used in applications where vibration resistance is essential. The serrations on the washer side create a locking mechanism that helps keep the nut securely in place, reducing the risk of unintentional loosening. These nuts find applications in various industries, such as automotive, machinery, and equipment assembly.