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Fastener Info — self tapping screw

What is a self tapping Screw

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What is a self tapping Screw

A self tapping screw is a screw that creates threads in the material that it is being fastened, unlike its machine screw counterpart. Self tapping screws are available in many different styles Thread Forming Type A : Most common style with wide spaced threads and a sharp point Type AB : Closely spaced threads with a sharp point Type B: Spaced threads with a blunt point Thread Cutting Type F : Machine screw thread with a tapered blunt point and multiple cutting edges Type 1 : Machine screw thread with a tapered blunt point and a single cutting edge Type...

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