Male thread

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the thread of a male screw.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The Swab backreamer is available in a 31/4-inch shaft with a 2.77 male thread size, and for a diameter of 5 1/2-inches.
Designed to work with industry-standard ferrules, the incorporation of the [1/4.sup.-28] male thread termination will allow end users to experience greater ease of use with dip-tube assemblies.
The cartridges, designed with an easy-to-fit 1/2-inch BSP male thread, act as a sterile vacuum break at the end of autoclave sterilization cycles commonly used in biopharmaceutical and healthcare applications.
This re-engineered thread form adds a unique 30-degree wedge ramp at the root of the female thread which mates with standard 60-degree male thread fasteners.
The crests of the standard male thread form are drawn against the wedge ramp to reduce radial clearances.
The nut is designed to eliminate galling due to the long run down on the male thread, in addition to providing unlimited reuse while maintaining its locking feature.
The sealing function is provided by an elastomer, typically located at the base of the male thread. The elastomer compresses against a boss or flat surface near the entrance to the female port.
The springs attached to the threads on a male thread fixed to an articulation arm.
Available attachments could be placed on the lower end, as the stem is threaded with a male thread and the cutting tools have a matching female thread.
At that point, the crests of the standard male thread form are drawn tightly against the wedge ramp, eliminating radial clearances and creating a continuous spiral line of contact along the entire length of thread engagement.