interrupted screw


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interrupted screw

[′int·ə‚rəp·təd ′skrü]
(design engineering)
A screw with longitudinal grooves cut into the thread, and which locks quickly when inserted into a similar mating part.
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The material (pellets and partially melted polymer) moves forward through the screw channel and backward through the slices of the interrupted screw flights.
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We developed relationships between flow rate and pressure drop in an interrupted screw flight in the section Analysis of Kneader Screw Elements.