acme screw thread


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acme screw thread

n
(General Engineering) a type of screw thread having inclined flat flanks and a flat top and bottom: used in machine tools
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The newly patented design eliminates the damage prone acme screw thread and collet locking mechanisms and associated complex mechanical override systems of traditional J-plates.
Acme screw threads are manufactured for assemblies that require the carrying of heavy loads.
Acme screw threads were designed to replace the Square thread, which is difficult to manufacture.