How to Design a Screw Conveyor

A screw conveyor is used to convey loose materials using the principle of a screw. And this article consists of a step by step guide on designing a horizontal or inclined screw conveyor. Screw conveyors can be used in horizontal, vertical and inclined directions. But, the efficiency changes with the angle. Compared to vertical screw … Read more

Split Nut

Compared to the standard nut, the split nut is easier to install. Moreover, it has a higher inherent strength. Split Nut is a type of nut that is split into two equal pieces so it can be put on a shaft or bolt without disassembling it. And it has a female thread that may be opened … Read more

Jack Chain

A jack chain is a type of chain that is constructed of thin wire and has links that are formed in the shape of an eight. It comes in a range of diameters, lengths, and load capacities. The jack chain may be produced either as a single or double jack chain. So, there are two types … Read more

Best Machine Design Books

Machine design is an interesting subject. However, there is some confusion when it comes to finding resources and learning materials. If you’re a newbie with no prior knowledge, it’s difficult for you to decide what are the best book, and standards.  Because, as a newcomer with no prior knowledge, determining the best book and standards … Read more