Lowenhertz thread

Lowenhertz thread

[′lō·ən‚hərts ‚thred]
(design engineering)
A screw thread that differs from U.S. Standard form in that the angle between the flanks measured on an axial plane is 53°8′; height equals 0.75 times the pitch, and width of flats at top and bottom equals 0.125 times the pitch.
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