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Message No. 6648, Started by bert_56 on 04/02/01
I am looking for an equation that would allow me to calculate the resultant force of a screw. The specific scenario is for an o-ring sealed box containing about a dozen screws used for the compression of the o-ring. I have been trying to use the equations given in the Machinery's handbook, however the resultant numbers do not make sense. In particular I am trying to calculate the forces exerted from 4-40, 2-56 and 1-72 socket head cap screws. If someone knows of or has the proper equations I would certainly appreciate you sharing them with me
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Follow-up Messages (3)
smkandan, I'm sorry but you have made a really common error that often ge...
No. 7598, Posted by rorschach on 07/19/01, 06:37 PST.
Bert, The force exerted by threaded fasteners greatly depends on two fac...
No. 7596, Posted by smkandan on 07/18/01, 22:53 PST.
I have an excel spreadsheet that might be of use, e-mail me and I'll send i...
No. 6671, Posted by rorschach on 04/04/01, 15:24 PST.
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