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  • 1 Leadscrew — A leadscrew is a screw specialized for the purpose of translating rotational to linear motion. The mechanical advantage of a leadscrew is determined by the screw pitch or lead.A leadscrew nut and screw mate with rubbing surfaces, and consequently …

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  • 2 leadscrew — noun Date: 1875 a threaded rod on which a mechanism travels and can be positioned precisely …

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  • 3 Lathe (metal) — Center lathe with DRO and chuck guard. Size is 460 mm swing x 1000 mm between centers A metal lathe or metalworking lathe is a large class of lathes designed for precisely machining relatively hard materials. They were originally designed to… …

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  • 4 Lathe — A lathe (pronEng|ˈleɪð) is a machine tool which spins a block of material to perform various operations such as cutting, sanding, knurling, drilling, or deformation with tools that are applied to the workpiece to create an object which has… …

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  • 5 Screw thread — Internal and external threads illustrated using a common nut and bolt. The screw and nut pair can be used to convert torque into linear force. As the screw (or bolt) is rotated, the screw moves along its axis through the fixed nut, or the non… …

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  • 6 Screw-cutting lathe — A screw cutting lathe is a machine (specifically, a lathe) capable of cutting very accurate screw threads via single point screw cutting (which is the process of precisely guiding the motion of the tool bit in relation to the rotating motion of… …

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  • 7 Screw — This article is about the fastener. For other uses, see Screw (disambiguation). Screws come in a variety of shapes and sizes for different purposes. U.S. quarter coin (diameter 24 mm) shown for scale. A screw, or bolt, is a type of fastener… …

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  • 8 Jackscrew — A jackscrew is a type of jack which is operated by turning a leadscrew. It is also known as a screw jack, and are commonly used as car jacks.A jackscrew s compressive force is obtained through the tension force applied by its leadscrew. An Acme… …

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  • 9 DVD — This article is about the storage media format. For the binocular vision condition, see Dissociated vertical deviation. DVD DVD R read/write side Media type Optical disc …

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  • 10 Gear — For the gear like device used to drive a roller chain, see Sprocket. This article is about mechanical gears. For other uses, see Gear (disambiguation). Two meshing gears transmitting rotational motion. Note that the smaller gear is rotating… …

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  • 11 Henry Maudslay — Not to be confused with Henry Maudsley. Maudslay redirects here. For other uses, see Maudslay (disambiguation). Henry Maudslay Portrait by Pierre Louis ( Henri ) Grevedon 1827 Born 22 …

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  • 12 Derailleur gears — Transmission types Manual Sequential manual Non synchronous Preselector Automatic Manumatic Semi automatic Electrohydraulic Dual …

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  • 13 Hub gear — Sturmey Archer SX3 A Sturmey Archer AM bicycle hub gear mechanism wi …

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  • 14 Differential (mechanical device) — For other uses, see Differential. A cutaway view of an automotive final drive unit which contains the differential Input …

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  • 15 Cutting fluid — Thin wall milling of aluminum using a water based cutting fluid on the milling cutter. Cutting fluid is a type of coolant and lubricant designed specifically for metalworking and machining processes. There are various kinds of cutting fluids,… …

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  • 16 Milling machine — For the machine used in road construction, see Asphalt milling machine. Not to be confused with mill (grinding). Example of a bridge type CNC vertical milling center …

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  • 17 Transmission (mechanics) — Gearbox redirects here. For the video game developer, see Gearbox Software. 5 speed gearbox + reverse, the 1600 Volkswagen Golf (2009). A machine consists of a power source and a power transmission system, which provides controlled application of …

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  • 18 Continuously variable transmission — Transmission types Manual Sequential manual Non synchronous Preselector Automatic Manumatic Semi automatic Electrohydraulic Dual …

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  • 19 Freewheel — For information about the bicycle component, see Cogset. Freewheel mechanism …

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  • 20 Band saw — A band saw uses a blade consisting of a band of toothed metal, and may be powered by wind, water, steam, electrical motor or animal power. The band rides on two wheels rotating in the same plane. Band saws can be used for woodworking, metal… …

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