Lead is the distance of a threaded component moves along the matching component during one complete revolution. For a single start thread the lead is equal to the pitch.
The pitch of a 3-start is the lead divided by 3
The angle of I.S. thread (V shaped) is 60 Degree
This thread has an included angle of 47 1/2°. Depth and other elements are as shown in the figure. It is used in small screws of electrical appliances, watch screws, screws of scientific apparatus.
Acme threads are used in lathe lead screws. This form of thread enables the easy engagement of the half nut. The metric acme thread has an included angle of 30°.