Set screw

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(Mach.) a screw, sometimes cupped or printed at one end, and screwed through one part, as of a machine, tightly upon another part, to prevent the one from slipping upon the other.

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The seal uses a single clamping screw, which prevents equipment shaft damage and simplifies seal removal in sticky or viscous fluids, or where solids have a tendency to clog standard set screw designs.
When a gas block is manufactured, the gas port is drilled through the bottom, leaving a nice inline hole for a set screw.
and rifle-length receiver extension tubes, provided the set screw is secured on the cylindrical buffer tube with a small dimple on it.
The RBU goes on like any aftermarket rear sight, while a set screw offers additional security.
A set screw on a gas block is begging for it, and on a fighting gun it is a no-go.
The next day the patient was operated on where the fracture was fixed with a third-generation short Gamma nail (Stryker, Kalamzoo, USA), using a set screw to control rotation of the lag screw.
500" (1/2") diameter so that a set screw type flash suppressor could be installed later.
Reduction Set Screw Driver - allows for rod reduction through the tower without wound expansion while simultaneously driving the set screw thus reducing unnecessary steps.
The faucet handle can be removed by loosening a set screw at the base of the handle, which will expose the faucet valve.
These receivers have a built in winter trigger guard, tension set screw, captured takedown spring, and a beveled magazine well.
The Everest features a locking set screw with a modified square thread, which could reduce the potential of cross-threading.
They use a standard thread size, similar to a set screw.