external thread

external thread

[ek¦stərn·əl ′thred]
(design engineering)
A screw thread cut on an outside surface.
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outside thread

A thread on the external surface of a pipe or cylinder.
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All of them have the external thread M12x1, used for the specimen clamping.
Al-Maliki said that "what happened today gives evidence that the matter was made with internal and external thread, and this is illegal and unconstitutional.
In our description of the system, for instance, all threads have the same material properties, but their impact on the dynamics of the antenna varies according to the spatial location of the threads: intuitively, an external thread induces a much larger torque than an internal one."
The housing and stem conform to DIN ISO 12 240-4, dimension series K and have a radial spherical plain bearing and a right or left hand internal or external thread. The sliding contact pair incorporates corrosion-resistant steel and a corrosion-resistant PTFE-bronze film that Is fixed in the outer ring crowned surface.
is a new non-contact sensor range designed to check both internal and external thread presence for critical parts manufacture and automated assembly line applications.
There is a new multipart compression fitting with an elastomeric seal, which has an external thread that swivels about the main body even after tightening.
Recall from our discussion that the class 2B is an internal thread and that class 2A is an external thread. An internal thread and an external thread with the same nominal size should screw together.
Industries served include closures (tamper-evident, flip top, internal and external thread), electrical, medical, cosmetic packaging, photographic equipment, and writing instruments.
Designed for use in softwoods, as well as materials like MDF and plywood, Hex Drive Inserts feature a broad external thread for holding power in soft materials.

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