A “Screw” is a metallic ‘Fastener’ with a helical ridge that converts rotational motion into linear motion. It is simply a metal with inclined plane around a cylinder. In other words, it is a cylindrical shape with screw able head at one end and a pointed tip at the other end, having helical ridges from the bottom to the top. The main function of a screw is to hold two objects together. Types of Screws are Wood screws, Machine screws, Thread cutting machine screws and Sheet metal screws.
Screw types based on the driving methods, some of them are:
Some of the applications of the screws are:
In the Aircraft design.
In the manufacturing Agricultural equipment.
In Mechanical devices.
In wooden sheet metal works.
Applications of set screws
In joining metal furniture works.
In Automobiles, securing the rotating wheel.
It is used in the hanging the items like chandelier lights.
In assembling interior parts of machinery.
At Ship building and industrial infrastructure.
In some heavy electrical equipment and domestic applications.