coarse thread

The threads of a screw are wider apart. Opposite to fine thread.
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  • national coarse thread — (NC) A standard for the threads of nuts and bolts in which the number of threads per inch is much fewer than a fine (NF) nut or bolt. Observe the difference in the number of threads per inch (TPI) of the NF and NC in the following chart. Also… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Unified National Coarse thread — See UNC thread …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Coarse — (k[=o]rs), a. [Compar. {Coarser} (k[=o]rs [ e]r); superl. {Coarsest}.] [As this word was anciently written course, or cours, it may be an abbreviation of of course, in the common manner of proceeding, common, and hence, homely, made for common… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thread — [1] The spiral grooves on a screw, bolt, or nut. See left hand thread right hand thread. [2] helical groove in a cylindrical hole, nut, etc., formed a tap or lathe tool (female or internal thread). See B thread buttressed thread class A thread… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • coarse — See national coarse thread …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Thread seal tape — mdash; commonly known as Teflon tape , PTFE tape or plumber s tape mdash; is a polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) film cut to specified widths for use in sealing pipe threads. The tape is wrapped around the exposed threads of a pipe before it is… …   Wikipedia

  • Thread Harness Muslin — Brocade cloth in which every thread in the warp is controlled by the jacquard. Very similar to book harness muslin, but finer in construction and of better quality. The figuring is developed from coarse weft woven pick and pick with the ground.… …   Dictionary of the English textile terms

  • thread — I n. fiber, cord 1) to make, spin; wind thread 2) coarse; fine; heavy; thin thread 3) cotton; lisle; nylon; polyester; rayon; silk thread 4) a reel (BE), spool (AE) of thread 5) (misc.) to hang by a thread ( to be very uncertain ) theme train of… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • coarse pitch — Gears or screw threads which have wide gaps between each tooth or thread …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • ISO metric screw thread — The ISO metric screw threads are the world wide most commonly used type of general purpose screw thread.[1] They were one of the first international standards agreed when the International Organization for Standardization was set up in… …   Wikipedia

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