The “Set Screws” are a kind of headless or Blind ‘Fasteners’ which has threads throughout the metal. The Set screws are used to hold an object in place by exerting physical force at the tip that projects downwards through the hole. A blind screw is driven by an internal-wrenching hand tool called ‘Allen Key’, Star socket, Slot or Square socket.
The Types of Set screw with respect to their tips are
Cup point set screws.
Cone point set screws
Flat point set screws.
Half dog point set screws.
Oval point set screws.
Some of the Advantages of Set Screws are
Set Screws are cost effective and simple to use.
Set Screws have Vibration and rust resistance.
Set Screws are Relative harder in nature.
Set Screws can Withstand wide temperature in the range from, –300° F to +800° F.
The Set Screws Applications
These are used in joining the metal furniture works.
It is used in Automobiles for securing the rotating wheel.
It is used in the hanging the items like chandelier lights.
Set Screws are used in assembling interior parts of machinery.
Set Screws are used in industrial infrastructure.
Set Screws are used in domestic applications.