What Do We Mean By “Male” and “Female” Tools?

In the plastics trade, we often talk about manufacturing “male” and “female” tools. What exactly does this mean? No, we’re not talking about creating specific tools for men and different tools for women. Rather, when we look at connectors and fasteners, we see that there are two components that fit together. Needing a way to distinguish one connector from the other, someone ...
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