5/16-18 Vandlgard Break-Away Nut
Break-Away Nut
Break-Away Nut

5/16-18 Vandlgard Break-Away Nut

Item #: VCN192-5

Made in the U.S.A.

Description: 5/16-18 - Vandlgard Break Away Nut Aluminum Low Torque - VCN192-5 A low torque, frangible (break-a-way) nut, installed with a standard wrench and removed by ...… Learn More

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5/16-18 Vandlgard Break-Away Nut

5/16-18 - Vandlgard Break Away Nut Aluminum Low Torque - VCN192-5

A low torque, frangible (break-a-way) nut, installed with a standard wrench and removed by authorized persons by a special procedure. Good for traffic signs (used with an aluminum bolt), mailboxes and many other applications where theft is a concern.

Sold by Package - 100/Package


  • Wrenching Element Breaks Off At Predetermined Torque
  • Can't be removed with standard hand tools. Tightness is not determined by judgment of installer.
  • Threaded Portion Is Tapered
  • Can't be gripped with pliers and has attractive finish.
  • Machined From Aluminum Hex Bar
  • No corrosion at break-groove.
  • Anodized Finish
  • Additional corrosion resistance.
  • Reduced Break-Off Torque
  • Lowers clamp load to avoid damage to parts being assembled.

Tech Specs:

  • Material: Aluminum hex bar
  • Finish: Clear anodize
  • Diameter: 5/16-18
  • Torque (Breakoff): Low

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Ground Shipping Only on non-freight items.
Freight Shipping Freight Items include all Commercial Christmas Decorations, Oversized items such as signs over 36", sign posts, and traffic control devices such as speed bumps and cones.

Ground Shipping

Most orders will ship UPS Ground or FedEx Ground. Expedited shipping is not available. Shipping cost will be added to all orders unless prior quotes have been provided.

Freight Shipping

Many of our items are required to ship freight. Items that ship by freight truck cannot be sent to a residential address.

Additional shipping cost may be added for extra services such as:

  • Call before delivery
  • Lift gate, inside delivery
  • Lengths over 8’

If these services are requested by the customer at the time of delivery then these added cost will be invoiced.

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Our website does not have local pickup option at checkout. Please call us for local pickup orders. Pickup at our Lafayette Louisiana sales office is only available for a limited number of items. Non-stock items may incur a shipping cost. Please contact us for more info.

Lead Times & Production Time

Evangeline Specialties cannot guarantee the production time or ship date of most orders. Most orders ship directly from the products manufacturer. Production times vary for all of our product types. Please call for availability or if a use date is required.

Standard Production Times

Traffic Signage

  • 1 to 3 days on most signs
  • Custom or non-standard signs 3-14 days
  • Barricades 5 days
  • Flashing Blinker Signs & Radar Signs 4 weeks

Christmas Decorations

  • Lamps and cords 2-4 days
  • Pole Mounted & Ground Mounted Decorations 1-3 weeks

Flags & Banners

  • Flags 1 to 3 days
  • Custom Flags 2 weeks
  • Custom printed Banners 1-2 weeks
  • Flag Poles 2 weeks

Custom Imprinted Promotional Items:

  • 2 weeks 

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