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Torx (pronounced), developed in 1967, Bernard F Reiland, "Coupling arrangement and tools for same", filed 1967-03-21 by Camcar Textron, is the trademark for a type of screw head characterized by a 6-point star-shaped pattern. [1]

23 relations: Bicycle brake, Cam out, Car, Computer, Consumer electronics, Corrosion, Disc brake, Hard disk drive, Instructables, Interference fit, International Organization for Standardization, ISO metric screw thread, List of screw drives, Motorcycle, SAE International, Screw, Screwdriver, Tamper resistance, Textron, Torque limiter, Trigonometric functions, Würth, Wrench.

Bicycle brake

A bicycle brake reduces the speed of a bicycle or prevents it from moving.

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Cam out

Cam out (or cam-out) is a process by which a screwdriver slips out of the head of a screw being driven once the torque required to turn the screw exceeds a certain amount.

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A car (or automobile) is a wheeled motor vehicle used for transportation.

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A computer is a device that can be instructed to carry out sequences of arithmetic or logical operations automatically via computer programming.

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Consumer electronics

Consumer electronics or home electronics are electronic (analog or digital) equipments intended for everyday use, typically in private homes.

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Corrosion is a natural process, which converts a refined metal to a more chemically-stable form, such as its oxide, hydroxide, or sulfide.

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Disc brake

A disc brake is a type of brake that uses calipers to squeeze pairs of pads against a disc or "rotor" to create friction.

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Hard disk drive

A hard disk drive (HDD), hard disk, hard drive or fixed disk is an electromechanical data storage device that uses magnetic storage to store and retrieve digital information using one or more rigid rapidly rotating disks (platters) coated with magnetic material.

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Instructables is a website specializing in user-created and uploaded do-it-yourself projects, which other users can comment on and rate for quality.

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Interference fit

An interference fit, also known as a press fit or friction fit is a fastening between two parts which is achieved by friction after the parts are pushed together, rather than by any other means of fastening.

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International Organization for Standardization

The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) is an international standard-setting body composed of representatives from various national standards organizations.

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ISO metric screw thread

The ISO metric screw threads are the worldwide most commonly used type of general-purpose screw thread.

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List of screw drives

A screw drive is a system used to turn a screw.

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A motorcycle, often called a bike, motorbike, or cycle, is a two-> or three-wheeled motor vehicle.

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SAE International

SAE International, initially established as the Society of Automotive Engineers, is a U.S.-based, globally active professional association and standards developing organization for engineering professionals in various industries.

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A screw is a type of fastener, in some ways similar to a bolt (see Differentiation between bolt and screw below), typically made of metal, and characterized by a helical ridge, known as a male thread (external thread).

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A screwdriver is a tool, manual or powered, for screwing and unscrewing (inserting and removing) screws.

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Tamper resistance

Tamper resistance is resistance to tampering (intentional malfunction or sabotage) by either the normal users of a product, package, or system or others with physical access to it.

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Textron is an American global aerospace, defense, security and advanced technologies industrial conglomerate.

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Torque limiter

A torque limiter is an automatic device that protects mechanical equipment, or its work, from damage by mechanical overload.

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Trigonometric functions

In mathematics, the trigonometric functions (also called circular functions, angle functions or goniometric functions) are functions of an angle.

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The Würth Group (Würth-Gruppe) is a worldwide wholesaler of fasteners, screws and screw accessories, dowels, chemicals, electronic and electromechanical components, furniture and construction fittings, tools, machines, installation material, automotive hardware, inventory management, storage and retrieval systems.

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A wrench is a tool used to provide grip and mechanical advantage in applying torque to turn objects—usually rotary fasteners, such as nuts and bolts—or keep them from turning.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Torx

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