High Crown Cap Nuts in Black Chrome Plated Steel
Cap Nuts with an Extra High Domed Top for Deeper Internal Threading
Acorn nuts are a type of fastener whose name comes from its shape. It is a hex nut with a closed-end, domed top to cover the exposed threaded end. They are also known as cap nuts and dome nuts. Acorn cap nuts are easily removed for maintenance to be performed. They also provide an aesthetically pleasing finished look. High Crown Acorn Nuts are Cap Nuts with an extended domed top to receive a longer threaded portion of a screw, bolt, or other threaded fasteners. This creates a deeper thread depth and higher dome for aesthetic and practical benefits.
Chrome Plated Steel
Chrome plating is mostly known for its lustrous finish and is typically used for decorative purposes. The added plating adds an extra layer of corrosion resistance to the fastener.
What is a cap nut used for?
Acorn Cap Nuts are used to cover the exposed threading of threaded rods or studs and bolt ends. This is done for safety reasons and to provide a clean, finished look to the application.
How do you remove a cap nut?
Removing a cap nut is simple. They're threaded the same way as traditional hex nuts, so they can be removed with traditional pliers, wrenches, or ratchets that fit snugly around the nut.
How do you install a cap nut?
Same as other hexagonal nuts: with a wrench, pliers, or a ratchet. Cap nuts are just hex nuts with a dome over one side of the internally threaded hole, enclosing it.
Does chrome plated steel rust?
The chrome plating protects the steel underneath from rusting. If the chrome is damaged and the steel is exposed, however, that steel can then rust.