Types of thread


Types of thread, such as unified thread, metric thread, square thread, ACME thread, buttress thread and their qualities and applications. 

Alternative labels

brands of wire
thread formats
varieties of thread
categories of thread
categories of wire
varieties of wire
wire formats
brands of thread

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Types of thread is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Winding machine operator: Winding machine operators tend machines that wrap strings, cords, yarns, ropes, threads onto reels, bobbins, or spools. They handle materials, prepare them for processing, and use winding machines for the purpose. They also perform routine maintenance of the machinery.
Spinning machine operator: Spinning machine operators produce yarns, twists, and other fibres by tending spinning, twisting, winding, and reeling machines. They handle raw materials, prepare them for spinning processes, and use machinery for the purpose. They also perform routine maintenance of the machinery.
Thread rolling machine operator: Thread rolling machine operators set up and tend thread rolling machines designed to form metal workpieces into external and internal screw threads by pressing a thread rolling die against metal blank rods, creating a larger diameter than those of the original blank workpieces.

Optional knowledge

Types of thread is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022