setscrew


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set·screw

 (sĕt′skro͞o′)
n.
1. A screw, often without a head, used to hold two parts together.
2. A screw used to regulate the tension of a spring.

setscrew

(ˈsɛtˌskruː)
n
(Mechanical Engineering) a screw that fits into the boss or hub of a wheel, coupling, cam, etc, and prevents motion of the part relative to the shaft on which it is mounted

set•screw

(ˈsɛtˌskru)

n.
a screw passing through a threaded hole in a part to tighten the contact of that part with another.
[1850–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.setscrew - a screw that is used to adjust the tension on a springsetscrew - a screw that is used to adjust the tension on a spring
screw - a fastener with a tapered threaded shank and a slotted head
2.setscrew - a screw (often without a head) that fits into the boss or hub of a wheel or cam etc. and prevents motion of the part relative to the shaft on which it is mounted
screw - a fastener with a tapered threaded shank and a slotted head
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setscrew

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It was among all the plastic bins where I located the 2117 inserts and installed them as my friend looked for a setscrew, which he found in a bin marked "Set Screws.
They are 440 stainless steel, wide inner ring, setscrew locking inserts, with ss flingers over single-lip seals.
It is retained by a setscrew and should be readily adjustable for windage.
M240H Bipod Item Nomenclature SMR NSN Number Code 1 Yoke, bipod XAFZZ * 2 Leg, left assembly PAFFF 1005-01-522-0761 3 Leg, upper left PAFFF 1005-01-522-0764 4 Leg, lower left XAFZZ * 5 Leg, right assembly PAFFF 1005-01-522-0767 6 Leg, lower right XAFZZ * 7 Latch PAFZZ 1005-01-522-0762 8 Setscrew PAFZZ 5305-01-524-2975 9 Spring, helical comp PAFZZ 5360-01-522-0763 10 Leg, upper right PAFFF 1005-01-522-0769 11 Leg assembly XAFZZ * 12 Plunger, detent PAFZZ 5340-01-522-0765 13 Spring, helical comp PAFZZ 5360-01-522-0766 14 Pin, spring PAFZZ 5315-01-114-2396 15 Cap, detent PAFZZ 1005-01-522-0768 16 Screw, shoulder PAFZZ 5305-01-563-5472 17 Nut, self-locking PAFZZ 5305-00-245-8825 * Do not order XA coded items.
The head can also be locked into place at any point in the rotation via an easily accessible setscrew, and features a self-cocking jaw complete with removable steel spring to fully capture the string loop.
Use the "half-full/full" rule for tightening setscrews--tighten the first setscrew to half the recommended torque, the second setscrew to the full torque, then go back to the first setscrew and apply full torque.
Use the "half-full/full" rule for tightening setscrews: tighten the first setscrew to half the recommended torque, the second setscrew to the full torque, then go back to the first setscrew and apply full torque.
Setscrew lugs are commonly available, but I advise against them--too many parts that can loosen over time.
The insert is held in place by a tiny setscrew and can be easily replaced in case of damage or breakage.
The system relies on a linear carriage that travels above the die to provide accessibility to every setscrew, allowing precise and instant adjustment of the die lip in increments of <0.
The free end of this arm had a notch through which the movable fiber was threaded into the guide tube and secured in place by a setscrew.