clamp screw

clamp screw

[′klamp ‚skrü]
(design engineering)
A screw that holds a part by forcing it against another part.
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Locate the clamp screw on the back side of the caliper.
This new design uses fewer parts than other designs, with only a clamp screw, clamp, clamp spring, shim, and shim screw.
The ValTURN ProGRIP system uses a clamp screw, clamp, clamp spring, shim, and shim screw, fewer spare parts than competitive designs.
These couplings normally require an access hole on the side of the flange, allowing a technician get a wrench into the flange to tighten a clamp screw in order to mount the coupling onto a shaft.
In many circumstances, one maintenance worker rotates the appropriate shaft while a second worker peers into an access port, flashlight poised, watching for the hub clamp screw to come into view.
* Rear clamp, clamp screw, or forward leaf spring missing from upper hand guard (rail)