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Inclined Plane Wedge and Screw . A tilted, flat surface. It makes moving things from a high place to a low place easier. An inclined plane makes work easier because you do less work when you push or pull an object up the incline. . Inclined Plane . Real Life Examples . Inclined Plane.

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Inclined plane wedge and screw

Inclined Plane Wedge and Screw


Inclined plane

A tilted, flat surface. It makes moving things from a high place to a low place easier.

An inclined plane makes work easier because you do less work when you push or pull an object up the incline.

Inclined Plane


Inclined plane1

Real Life Examples

Inclined Plane


Wedge

A wedge is a special type of inclined plane. It has two or more surfaces that slop to an edge or point.

Wedge


Wedge1

Real Life Examples

Wedge

Almost all machines that cut use a wedge. Axes, and knives are sharp tools that are shaped like wedges to help them make work easier.

Pins and needles are examples of pointed wedges.


Screw

Screw

A screw is an inclined plane in a spiral form.

A screw is a shaft with an inclined plane around the outside.

The inclined plane on a screw is called a thread.

Head

Shaft

Thread

Point


Screws

Screws

As a screw turns, the thread pushes into something. The spiral threads make the screw move.


Inclined plane wedge and screw

Bolt

Nuts and bolts always work together. Bolts have a thread on the outside.

Nuts have a thread on the inside. Turning a nut makes it move along a bolt.

Thread

Head

Shaft

Bolt


Screws and bolts

Real Life Example

Wood screw Drill screwClamp Light bulb

Screws and bolts


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