What is Click-Loc®?  That’s a good question.

  • It’s a simple solution to a multitude of problems.
  • It was developed for the aerospace industry but is applicable to many others.
  • It’s a small device with enormous significance.

In fact, the self-locking device is rather intriguing, so let’s break it down and define what Click-Loc® is.

What is Click-Loc®?

Click-Loc® is a secondary self-locking device that acts to ensure that a primary connection stays secure, similar to the functionality of lock wire or safety wire but much more durable, easier to use, and long-lasting.

We customize the technology to each customer’s need.  Click-Loc® is typically used in aircraft engines but can also be used for various other applications including those within the military, marine, space, and industrial industries.

Click-Loc doesn’t loosen due to vibration, heat, stress, and other environmental conditions.  It has demonstrated extreme reusability at a wide range of temperatures and has proven to outlast the service requirements of the components in which it is installed.

Click-Loc® provides an additional level of security to safety/mission critical systems that cannot fail.  Click-Loc® self-locking devices won’t back-off and have sustained millions of component flight hours without a reported failure.

How It Works

Click-Loc® devices leverage the concept of a controlled interference fit through a flexible beam finger lockring design that acts against the detent cam of the mating part port to provide a prevailing torque to lock it in place.   Click-Loc® engages during the last two turns prior to seating as the component is assembled and provides a safety margin over the maximum forces that could be expected.

Our Solutions

Our Click-Loc solutions include self-locking fasteners, self-locking fittings, and self-locking plugs, all of which are customized for each application.  These solutions can be applied to nearly any hydraulic, mechanical, electrical, or fluid system application.

Self-Locking Fasteners

Our self-locking fasteners are ideal for turnbuckle fasteners, washer cup assemblies, lockrings, rod ends, Heim joints, and more.  When made of Inconel, our self-locking fasteners can withstand temperatures as high as 1200 degrees Fahrenheit.

Self-Locking Fittings

Click-Loc® self-locking fittings are ideal for gas fittings, test stand fittings, fluid nozzles, fluid transfer systems, and similar applications.  Our customizable tube sizes range from -03 through -16.

Self-Locking Plugs

Self-locking plugs are ideal for sensor applications, inspection ports, drain plugs, and similar applications. Like our other solutions, they are highly reusable and virtually mistake-proof.

To learn more about what Click-Loc® is, visit our website. Message us online to find out how we can design a solution to meet your needs.

Back to blogs