Author Archives: Jim Groshans

How and Where Does a Jackscrew Work

Jack ScrewsOne of the most important screw types unique for its combined benefits of a screw and a lever is a Jackscrew, which works on the wedge principle. These are available in different sizes. Small-sized jackscrews are ideally important for household equipment like ancillary devices, television, sound system and other entertainment devices, whereas the bigger versions are used in equipments meant for industries, offices and other places of business.

How does a Jackscrew Helps in car Servicing Activities?

The thread of the jackscrew is precision-designed in a read more

The Various Applications of Shoulder Screws

Shoulder Screws

Shoulder screws are types of machines screws that are known for their versatility and unique features. The screw comprises the head, the shoulder, and the threading. The head is designed to have the largest diameter. The shoulder is differentiated by its length and diameter. The thread’s diameter is designed as smaller than the shoulder diameter. The manner in which the screw is designed makes it ideal for various applications.
Shoulder Screw Applications
The construction of screws makes them particularly useful read more

Applications and Advantages of Torx Machine Screws

Jack Screws

Torx machine screws are popular largely because of their ease of use. The shape and increased contact between the driver and the screw means you can use more torque both when you install them and when you remove them.Unlike the ‘cam out’ you often find with Phillips® and cross recessed screws, where the driver rises in the recess causing movement of the material and resulting in a deformed recess or cone shaped hole, the Torx machine screw results in no deformation of either the recess or the read more