The length of the drill point determines the material thickness which the screw can reliably penetrate. When selecting a self-drilling screw design, it is important to consider the material thickness and type of materials to be joined.
These sheet metal screws are highly versatile and are used to attached metal, wood, fiberglass and plastic. The sharp threads draw material together and ensure a secure hold. Quantity of Screws in Package : 2500. Head Width Flat to Flat : 1/4. Hex washer head self drilling screws have a drill point at the tip of the thread drills its own pilot hole in to metal allowing for quick installation and fastening while saving time and effort with just a single step.Made from an ultra strong stainless steel grade 410 giving them the ability to drill through sheet metal and stainless steel while still being wear resistant and offering a mild chemical corrosion protection; these screws are not intended for use with aluminum as the higher iron content in the fastener will cause embrittlement; 410 Stainless steel is always MAGNETIC due to the higher iron content giving the drilling capabilities. These screws have a hex head that can be driven with a nut driver or socket and can be adjusted with a wrench; the built in flanged washer adds a secure grip to the material being fastened into while also preventing the head from crushing thin metal. The self drilling point also referred to as a tek can self drill metal up to a thickness of 0.090 inches and is best used with a lot of pressure and a slow drill speed; if drilling too fast you could run the risk of over heating the metal drilling tip which could cause it to wear out or warp.
Fastenere brand self drilling tapping screws will tap their own thread into the material being screwed into creating a long lasting vibration resistant connection that is the choice for use with corrugated roof siding and sheet metal applications. Tracking is provided on ALL Orders.
UPS Next Day Air is available, Please inquire for pricing. For YOU, we constantly strive to find ways of improving our performance. The item "#8 x 1 Hex Head Self Drilling Metal Tek Screws Stainless Steel Qty 2500" is in sale since Tuesday, August 15, 2017. This item is in the category "Business & Industrial\Fasteners & Hardware\Screws & Bolts".
The seller is "lightningstainless" and is located in West Hempstead, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.