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thread

(thred),
1. A fine strand of suture material.
2. A filamentous structure.
[M.E., fr. A.S. thraed]

thread

(thrĕd)
1. Any thin filamentous structure (e.g., a stringy substance present in the urine in some infectious diseases of the urinary tract).
2. Suture material.
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Lead of thread: The lead of thread is the distance a screw thread advances axially in one complete turn.
For example, Unified and Metric screw threads have a thread angle of 60 degrees.
Acme screw threads are manufactured for assemblies that require the carrying of heavy loads.
01 Mm Range: 20 Mm Accuracy, Four Piece Combination Set With Stain Less Steel Blade Of 300mm Hardened Measuring Heads, Screw Pitch Gauge With Both Metric And Whitworth Screw Threads 0.
It may pay off to learn more about screw threads and the necessary torque for various screw threads in a variety of applications.
Some of the issues associated with proper screw thread is attributable to their many different sizes and shapes, the hardness and quality of the steel used in screw construction, the hardness of the metal where the attachment screws are threaded, and the quality of the tools being used.
A few brands have rippled screw threads near the tip that saw a path for the remaining screw threads.
This new collection contains over 200 of the latest standards for fasteners and screw threads, covering all your areas of need from terminology and designation to marking and acceptance.
Slightly enlarge and deepen the holes (Photo 4), but keep the holes narrow and shallow enough so the screw threads can bite into plenty of wood.
Traditionally an MQC, or stab plate, with screw threads much like a household nut is installed on subsea structures and the cables and leads are then attached much like a household bolt.