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1

Name 3 advantages of nuts and bolts

Temporary
Allows for personalisation
Compact when stored

2

What is a tapping hole?

Hole you drill into the material

3

What is a clearance hole?

1mm bigger than the diameter

4

What is the difference between a screw and a bolt?

A bolt is threaded only part way up the shaft

5

Name the 4 types of threads

V-thread
Acme thread
Square thread
Buttress thread

6

Give an advantage of using a V-thread

Generates a lot of friction/locks in place

7

Give an advantage of a buttress thread

Applies force in one direction only

8

Give an advantage of an acme thread

Strength/transmits large forces