grub screw


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grub screw

[′grəb ‚skrü]
(design engineering)
A headless screw with a slot at one end to receive a screwdriver.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

setscrew

setscrews, 1
1. A screw used to fix a collar, knob, or other detachable part to a shaft or part of a machine; also called a grub screw.
2. A screw in a cramp that brings the two sides in close contact.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Machine elements from grub screws to ball transfer units are described with detailed technical specifications, alongside levelling feet and enclosure hardware such as hinges and latches.
I'm pretty handy on my own, but there are times when I need an odd job man, like when I need six grub screws and I can't find any.