Disadvantages of threaded joints

Threaded joints are widely used in mechanical assemblies its been like 60% of the parts have made by threads. Some advantages are due to the popularity of threaded joints.
Let us have a deep insight into the disadvantages provided by a threaded joint below. 

Disadvantages of threaded joint : 

  • Threaded joints require holes in machine parts for clamping because of that stress concentration near the threaded portion of the parts it causes fatigue failure too in some case.
  • Threaded joints loosen when subjected to vibrations.