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.

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.
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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.