micrometer screw


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micrometer screw

n
(Tools) a screw with a fine thread of definite pitch, such as that of a micrometer gauge
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Typical examples are mechanical systems, such as the micrometer screw and precisely machined contact points that are integrated within proving ring transducers, and electrical voltage-ratio measuring instruments supplied by customers for connection to strain gauge load cells.
Indicating pointer traverses a 270-degree arc for excellent readability; movement has a micrometer screw for convenient range adjustments.
Precise bore size is then made with the boring head by adjusting the dial of the micrometer screw.
Adjust the differential pen to zero with the micrometer screw on the pen arm.