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For metric, use mm - For English, use Inches

English Example:

[ 1inch / (thickness of nut) ] x (number of turns for the bolt to get through the nut )

typical numbers are 18, 24, and 32.


(thickness of nut in mm) / (number of turns for the bolt to get through the nut)

typical numbers are 1, 1.25, 1.5, and 2.

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