This aerospace recommended practice is applicable to the design of a reusable locking device for cylindrical nuts which are generally tightened with a spanner wrench. Nuts of this type are commonly used to pre-load, and/or position, anti-friction bearings.
This specification, in conjunction with the general requirements for steel heat treatment covered in AMS2759, establishes the requirements for heat treatment of precipitation-hardening corrosion-resistant, maraging and secondary hardening, steel parts. Parts are defined in AMS2759. Parts made from steels other than those specified in this specification may be heat treated in accordance with the applicable requirements herein using processing temperatures, times, and other parameters recommended by the material producer unless otherwise specified by the purchaser. General ordering instructions are specified in AMS2759.