Who Invented the Screw?

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Nebuchadrezzar II was the person who invented the screw. The screw was also independently invented by Archimedes of Syracuse. There are some accounts that the screw was also invented by Archytas of Tarentum.
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The following information comes from Witold Rybczynski's book: One Good Turn: A Natural History of the Screwdriver and the Screw. ISBN: 0-684-86729-X. The earliest published evidence
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In 1797, Englishmen, Henry Maudslay (1771-1831) invented a large screw. Thanks for
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that would be al gore.
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The question has two answers, 1.Archimedes of Syracuse invented the water screw and 2.Sir Joseph Whitworth invented the first standard screw thread system. detail below Source(s):
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Screw shaped tools have been used since the first century, but no one knows who invented the first screw. Metal screws were first used in fifteenth century. In 1770, the Jesse Ramsden first mass produced the screw.
No one knows who invented screws, but wooden screws have been found to be used as early as the first century. Metal screws with fasteners appeared in the fifteenth century.
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