machine screw

(redirected from machine screws)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

machine screw

n.
A screw with a thread along the entire length of the shaft.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

machine screw

n
(Building) a fastening screw with a machine-cut thread throughout the length of its shank
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.machine screw - a screw used either with a nut or with a tapped holemachine screw - a screw used either with a nut or with a tapped hole; slotted head can be driven by a screwdriver
screw - a fastener with a tapered threaded shank and a slotted head
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Standard security fasteners form a new section at www.challenge-europe.co.uk where engineers can find shear nuts and shear bolts, 2 hole (pig eye/snake eye) head machine screws, clutch head screws, pin hex head self-tappers (also 6 lobe pin head self-tappers) with Nogo[TM] and Armour Ring[TM] devices.
The upgrade kit can be used on an existing GX60 to easily convert a 5W BUC to a 10W BUC using only four machine screws in as little as 10 minutes.
I also bought some 10-24 x 1/2-inch brass machine screws. More on them later.
With a reputation as a forthright leader who could take niche technologies and make them popular with the general public, he led the company in to a successful leading manufacturer and supplier of high quality self tapping screws, wood screws, machine screws, bolts & nails in different sizes, which is used in almost every industry.
* 4 #6-32 x 3/4" machine screws and nuts (Home Depot) * 8 #6 washers (Home Depot) * 1 piece white cardboard.
The Max-Recip Impact screws are for replacements/upgrades as well as new machine screws. They were designed by Tim Womer, R&B's chief process consultant, who has developed more than 5000 screw designs as well as numerous patents for blow molding, extrusion, and thermoforming applications, the company notes.
* Lids secured with tapped holes and machine screws.
This link takes you to an online fastener catalog of bolts, cap screws and machine screws, along with their composition, diameters, lengths, NIINs, NSNs or part numbers.
Still others, such as machine screws, have undersized shanks equal to the pitch diameter of the thread.
Constructed with a one-piece, high-strength aluminum-alloy body, closers feature an adjustable closing force, a high-impact plastic cover secured by machine screws, and a five-year limited warranty.
For example, there are standards that specify the exact parameters for making the machine screws required in the assembly of the various pieces of equipment used to retrieve and print film-based images.