A thumb screw is a small, handheld tool with a pointed end. It's used to tighten or loosen screws set into place. The tool has a hole in its center where you can insert a screwdriver bit. When you turn the thumb screw, it moves along the screw and pushes against it, tightening it.
Steel Thumb Screw
Steel Thumb Screws are used to secure a variety of applications. They are available in steel, stainless steel, and nylon. Steel thumb screws are ideal for use with most materials, including wood, plastic, and metal. The threads can be cut to any length, and the screw can be installed without drilling or pre-drilling holes.
The steel thumb screw features a conical point allowing easy installation even in hard-to-reach places. The stainless steel version is ideal for use in corrosive environments or harsh weather conditions such as salt water or under water because it is non-magnetic and does not rust.
Nylon Thumb Screws
Nylon Thumb Screws are a type of fastener that is used to secure items together. The thumb screw is a threaded part that fits into a hole in the secured object and has threads on its end. The screw is turned with an Allen wrench until it reaches a point where it sticks past the hole. The object being secured is inserted through the hole and then pushed down onto the protruding end of the thumb screw. This secures both objects together and prevents them from coming loose or falling off.
Nylon Thumb Screws come in many different sizes, styles, and colors, so you can choose exactly what you need for your project. They are durable and strong enough to secure heavy loads without breaking or losing their grip over time.
Knurled Thumb Screws
Knurled thumb screws are used to provide a better grip on the screw head when you are tightening or loosening a screw. The knurled pattern gives you a better grip and prevents slippage. A knurled thumb screw is made up of two main components. These are the screw and the nut. You can also find them in different shapes and sizes depending on your project needs.
The most common use of knurled thumb screws is in furniture design and manufacturing industries where they are used as decorative pieces or functional connectors. Knurled thumb screws are also used to secure parts together that need to be tightened with minimal effort or force.