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Standard Screw Thread 1841

This entry is part 5 of 10 in the series Industrial Inventions and Innovations

Standard Screw Thread was introduced in 1841 during the Victorian Period. Joseph Whitworth was born in Stockport in 1803.┬áHe became a mechanical engineer and inventor of workshop machinery that would change the way workshops operated.He realised that since the start of the Industrial Revolution there was no standardisation of tools and parts, each workshop would…