Stainless Steel Socket Head Screws
Hex Socket Drive screws have a machine screw in imperial and metric threads, distinctive with their six sided hexagon recess in the head for driving with an allen key or hex driver tip. Socket head screws come in a range of head types and are for use in tapped housings, but can be used with nuts and washers. Common in the construction of machinery and in the marine industry. Commonly referred to as cap screws or socket screws.
Button Head Socket Screw
Button Head Hex Socket Screw has a domed head with a flat underside combining excellent holding strength and a tidy attractive finish. Available in both 304 and 316 stainless steel and the distinctive hex drive recess. Ranging in diameter from M3 to M12 in metric, 3/16” to ½' in UNC, 3/16” to 5/16” in UNF while ranging in length from 6mm to 80mm.
Countersunk Hex Socket Screws
Countersunk Socket Screws have a machine screw thread and are designed for installation into pre tapped housings where the pre drilled and tapped hole has been recessed to allow for the countersunk head, allowing for the fat top of the head to sit flush with the surface of the object.
Again distinctive by their six sided hex recess for driving with an allen key or hex driver bit.
Hex Socket Woodscrews
Countersunk Socket Coach Screws perfect for securing objects with high sideways loading onto timber providing greater shear strength than regular wood-screws. These screws feature a course wood thread along the shaft of the screws with a length of plain shank below the countersunk head, the hex drive providing excellent driving power. Available in three sizes only M10 x 100mm, 120mm and 140mm.
Grubscrews which are also known as Socket Head Set Screws have a machine screw type thread with no head, in place of the head there is a recessed hex socket in the top of the thread. Grub Screws are designed to hold one object in place against another object, a grub-screw is used in our shaft collars and many of our wire products use a grub-screw to hold the wire into the part. Grub-screw should be that when tightened the top of the screw sits either flush with or just below the surface of the housing. Available in a range of diameters including imperial and a range of thread patterns including UNF, Metric and UNC.
Hexagon Socket Capscrews
Hex Socket Capscrews are the most common type of cap-screw we have available and have a cylindrical head with high straight sides with a six sided hex recess for use with an allen key or hex driver tip, cap-screws are useful where you may not have the room available to use a crescent or spanner to fit a hex bolt. Generally designed to be used in a threaded housing Cap screws can be used with a nut and washer. Identified by their diameter and length Hex Cap screws are available in both 316 and 304 stainless and both metric and imperial sizes ranging from M2.0 to M24 in metric, 1/8” to 3/4” in UNC and 3/16” to 1/2” in UNF.
Cap-screws are often required in non-stocked ranges and we have sourced in the past cap-screws in Bumax grades, A4-80 type stainless and metric fine thread. If you require cap-screws in any of these types or any not listed here please contact us and we will source them for you.