cap screw


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cap screw

[′kap ‚skrü]
(design engineering)
A screw which passes through a clear hole in the part to be joined, screws into a threaded hole in the other part, and has a head which holds the parts together.

cap screw

cap screws
1.A screw which is threaded along its entire length and has a chamfered point; it is driven into a hole and secured without a nut.
2. Same as tap bolt.
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Attach the lug to the stud lug by screwing the cap screw through the lug and into the stud lug.
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If the M4 or M5 is mounted correctly, the forward leaf spring is not visible outside the handguard cap and the rear clamp is secured within the barrel nut with the socket head cap screw. If the socket head cap self-locking screw is removed for any reason, it must be replaced with a new one.
The dams are keys inserted into slots and held by cap screws. This development also is suited to extrusion applications where a variety of resins are processed, according to Dray.
It is a top-loading, multiple component, posterior spinal fixation system which consists of pedicle screws, rods, cross-connectors, locking cap screws, hooks, dominoes and lateral offsets.