#6 Square Drive Oval Head Self Tapping Sheet Metal Screws Stainless Steel. Oval heads are countersunk (cone shaped under the head) with a rounded top. Square drive, also referred to as a Robertson drive, are self-centering, reduce cam out, stop a power tool when set, and can be removed if painted over or old and rusty. In industry, they speed up production and reduce product damage.Sheet metal screws have sharp threads that cut into a material such as sheet metal, plastic or wood. They also make excellent fasteners for attaching metal hardware to wood because the fully threaded shank provides good retention in wood. A self-tapping screw is a screw that can tap its own hole as it is driven into the material. Some self-tapping screws are also self-drilling, which means that, in addition to the tap-like flute in the leading threads, there is also a preliminary drill-like fluted tip that looks much like the tip of a center drill. Screw Diameter : #6 (0.138). Length : Choose Desired Length in Drop Down Menu. Quantity of Fasteners in Package : Choose Desired Item Package Quantity in Drop Down Menu. Point Style : Self Tapping Type A. These sheet metal screws have a square drive that will hold the screw onto the driver bit so you can fastener in odd positions without having both hands tied up as well as giving a great surface area for the bit tip to torque the screw into place with less cam outs and slippage. Oval head screws have a slightly domed top that tapers down to a cone shape at an 82 degree and will sit into a countersunk hole giving a decorative appearance. Made from stainless steel grade 18-8 which offers a high level of chemical and corrosion resistance that will out perform and out last all zinc plated fasteners for years with out the need to perform costly and time consuming maintenance; 18-8 stainless steel flat head sheet metal screws are a better choice than 410 self drilling screws in out door applications that will be visible because unlike 410 stainless with a high iron content these screws have a low iron content and will not rust or turn red. These oval head self tapping sheet metal screws will have no problem punching through a thin or light gauge sheet metal but will require a pilot hole for a thicker gauge metal in addition to a self tapping thread pastern that forms its own threads in the material it is being screwed into and is mainly used for attaching two pieces of metal together but also works great in wood and Plexiglas because of the coarse thread.
Fastenere brand stainless steel sheet metal screws offer the corrosion resistance and strength that makes them the best choice for an application that is exposed to a wet or damp environment and will withstand the test of time. Tracking is provided on ALL Orders.UPS Next Day Air is available, Please inquire for pricing. For YOU, we constantly strive to find ways to improve our performance.