minor diameter

minor diameter

[′mīn·ər dī′am·əd·ər]
(design engineering)
The diameter of a cylinder bounding the root of an external thread or the crest of an internal thread.
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Major diameter (a) and minor diameter (b), at right angle to major, was recorded and profile diameter of islet was determined by taking square root of the product of a and b diameters.
Limited Tenders are invited for 1)Conical Shell Mill Cutter 45 Deg, Minor Diameter : 50 Mm (Approx), Major Diameter : 145 Mm (Approx), Ap : 48 Mm (Approx), No.
The rotors in a tangential mixer have a major and minor diameter.
Carefully drill the screw holes with a drill sized to the minor diameter of your screws.
A pilot hole allows for the screw to displace less wood as the pilot drill diameter is normally the same or just a thousandths or so less than the minor diameter of the screw.
From the results of the experiment, it can be concluded that rod failure will happen if the depth of thread penetration is equal to or bigger than 90% of nut minor diameter.
When using a roll tap you may also experience a challenge obtaining the correct size tolerance for both the thread class and the post-tap minor diameter size.
The entire experiments were performed for three typical aspect ratios (AR=3, 6 and 10), where the aspect ratio AR can be defined as (AR= major diameter of the nozzle / minor diameter of the nozzle = a / b).
Then, the lathe will cut the rotor at an optimum surface speed, starting at the minor diameter.
As just mentioned, it is equally important to add a radius to the minor diameter where it intersects the runner.
In one of them major diameter was aligned in load direction (elliptical cutout 1) and in the other one minor diameter was aligned in this direction (elliptical cutout 2).