screw clamp


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screw clamp

Etymology: OFr, escroe, screw; AS, clam, fastener
a device, usually made of plastic, equipped with a screw that can be manipulated to close and open the primary IV tubing for regulating the flow of IV solution. Turning the screw clockwise closes the tubing; turning it counterclockwise opens it. Different positions of the screw between the open and the closed positions allow the IV fluid to flow at different rates. Compare roller clamp, slide clamp.
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Basing the design on a clutch mechanism, rather than spring tension or screw clamps, gave Campling the ease of use, tension consistency and compact size he required for the new capo.
Lever-actuated input connectors provide simple, tool-less termination and maintenance-free connections while screw clamp output, ground and alarm connectors ensure security and reliability.
The systems offers a different approach to clamping that combines the security of a screw clamp and the speed of a cam action clamp into a single device.
An optional indication lamp is offered on either a screw clamp or a spring cage terminal block for optically signaling a tripped circuit.
A screw clamp termination is available for the 3+PE versions and a screw clamp, solder or crimp termination are available for the 6+PE versions.