How To Identify Screw Threads

With the information provided in this section, users can readily identify most thread forms.

To accomplish this, the features in the list below must be determined.

Frequently, it is necessary to identify threaded parts in the field in order to properly select replacement parts and to choose the right type of screw. This can be difficult for those inexperienced with threads. The large variety of standard and special thread forms in use along with the increasing use of metric forms makes the identification task even more complicated.

After the screw thread is properly identified, users can easily select a matching screw and nut from Roton’s large inventory. If the thread size is uncommon, Roton can help users determine which standard size would best replace it.

Follow our guide on how to identify screw threads.