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Packing nut   /pˈækɪŋ nət/   Listen
Packing nut

A nut used to tighten a stuffing box.  Synonym: stuffing nut.

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"Packing nut" Quotes from Famous Books

... so that the end is flush with the end of ratchet set spring. Loosen packing nut on needle adjustment. Turn gasoline adjustment to the right very carefully so as not to injure the needle point, until the valve is closed gently against its seat. Then turn to left approximately one complete turn which will bring notch in the disc handle directly below the guide post above it. ...
— Marvel Carbureter and Heat Control - As Used on Series 691 Nash Sixes Booklet S • Anonymous

Words linked to "Packing nut" :   packing box, stuffing nut, stuffing box, nut

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