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What is a set screw? How many types are these? and why and how to use them

A set screw is used to fasten a moving part to a fixed part. Friends, welcome to my website, I have written in this post What is sat screw? And its types and uses have been told. If you want to know then read the post completely.

What is a set screw?

“The screw which is used to fasten a part to a fixed place in its cavity is called set screw They say.”

It has bangles cut all over the body, this screw always holds the parts by its tail. For this, a small hole or groove is already made in the part. Set screws that do not have a head go inside the body of the machine. These screws are named on the basis of the shape of their tail.

type of set screw

It is mainly of two types, which are as follows-

1.Square Set Screw

In this type of screws, the top part is made of square shape. And the bottom part has a slight taper.

These screws are used in such places, that when we need to open the screw again and again. most of them are used assembly And disassembly is done in.

2.hexagonal socket set screw

use of screws Pulleys, Bearings, Collars etc. to be fastened with the shaft. Their use does not cause any damage to the metal.

These screws only go inside the body. Because they don’t have heads. Bangles are cut all over their body. And to open and tighten them, they have a hexagonal hole at one end, in which ‘Allen’s’ It is opened or tightened.

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