The Lock washer is mainly used to prevent the turning and slipping of nuts as well as bolts. It prevents the loosening caused by vibration as well as torque. It can perform its function in many different ways, but is mainly used to hold the bolts and nut in place. The said washer is useful to distribute the load over a wide area and is mostly used for the places that needs high torque for holding. Its function is similar to domed lock washers but is also applicable for less load and torque.