Hand screw

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a small jack for raising heavy timbers or weights
(Carp.) a screw clamp.

See also: Hand, Hand

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Electronics are not required for installation, which has been simplified by the use of spring or screw clamp terminal fittings.
But with hanger screws driven into a hand screw clamp, it's easy.
* Screw clamp terminals and screw on mounting to the chassis.
Other products on display include: a wide selection of standard and application focused Modular Terminal Blocks featuring Screw clamp, Tension clamp and Push in connection technologies; PLC Interface Solutions; Gigabit Industrial Security Router; The ACT20P Pro DCDC II Analogue Signal Convertor; TERMSERIES relay and solid state relay products.
* A design that enables discrete wiring termination with a rising cage screw clamp on 6.35 mm spacing.
Using screw clamp technology, the MKDSP 25 allows for large conductors to be connected directly to the printed circuit board, reducing labor and cost-sensitivity assembly that is typically found in ring tongue and panel mount applications.
Screw clamp is available from 20 to 232 A, and spring clamp from 20 to 50 A.
Other types of clamps for test-part clamping for CMMs include the screw clamp, which can work vertically, horizontally, or at any angle; toggle clamps for production work where absolute positioning is not critical; vacuum clamping, which is fairly expensive; and magnetic clamping for appropriately magnetically permeable materials.
Wrong time can be substantially reduced by using these new spring clamp terminal blocks, which require a fraction of the time as compared to screw clamp versions.
An optional indication lamp is available on a screw clamp or spring cage terminal block for optically signaling a tripped circuit.