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27 03, 2019

Screws- Design and Its Parameters

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The article will describe the screw as a mechanical device. We will also discuss about its physical attributes. What is a screw? A screw is a device which converts the rotational forces into linear motion. Screw design A screw has a core about which is wrapped a surface that is spiral. In the surgical framework, most screws have a screw-head. Most surgical screws are made of either titanium or stainless steel. Thread design may vary according to the physical characteristics of the bone in which the bone screw is intended to gain purchase. The two main thread types of [...]