buttress thread


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buttress thread

n
(General Engineering) a screw thread having one flank that is vertical while the other is inclined, and a flat top and bottom: used in machine tools and designed to withstand heavy thrust in one direction
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An 8" diameter water fill hole allows for fast fills and a 1 1/2 Turn, quick out drain plug with buttress thread allows for quick drains.
The tapered buttress thread joints maximize strength of body, end-cap and tail-piece connections.
The unit's unscrewed buttress thread provides for a wider application window on the filling line and allows for higher application torque without bulging or stripping sidewalls.