Tricks of the trade and useful info.
Tips on gear box repairs click here and scroll down to page 32 and 33, or here I find the first click more useful.
OTHER USEFUL INFO
Some of these links no longer work, Aug 2018, I'll re do them when I get chance.
NUT AND BOLT TIGHTENING TORQUES
Click here for metric bolt tightening torques
Click here for UNF and UNC tightening torques.
SCREW THREAD INFO
Metric coarse screw thread diameters, pitches, tapping sizes etc. click here.
Metric fine screw thread diameters, pitches, tapping sizes etc. click here.
UNF, UNC, larger sizes, screw thread diameters, pitches etc. click here.
Another table for UNF and UNC including smaller sizes click here.
For dimensions of British Standard Pipe threads (BSP) click here
For tensile strength of bolts and nuts click here.
For tensile strength of steel click here.
Click here for pdf of mounted bearing units.
PRESS BRAKE INFO.
Press brake capacities, click here.