Sheet metal screws, or tapping screws, are highly versatile. Though they are designed to attach metal to metal, they’re also used to attach metal to wood, fiberglass, and plastic. Great for general repair around the house, their sharp threads draw materials together and ensure a secure hold. Sheet metal screws are fully threaded with a sharp point. A pre-drilled hole is required for installation.
*Use for sealing metal or wood in indoor and outdoor applications
*1-1/2 in. long
The tapping screws are used mostly on plastic, metal, and wood material.
*mostly used in automobile industries, aircraft, shelving, and tables made of metal.
*Commonly used for wood objects like decks and furniture.
*Widely used on construction like drywall and roof.
*Ideal for products that you need to maintain regularly such as air-conditioning units or canopies.
*Often used to hang heavy pictures and boards.
4.The Features of Self-tapping Screws
*Easy to screw in.
*Both high and low-temperature resistance.
*High tensile strength value.
*Various surface treatment for corrosion resistance and rust resistance.
*Different choices of colors.
*TUV CERT ISO9001:2000 quality assurance.
*Long service life, durable enough to handle repeated assembly and disassembly.
Hex Head Self Tapping Screws from LITUO Fasteners are used for sheet metal to sheet metal fastening. These screws come with features which help them in tackling the constraints of metal to metal fastening. The screws are heat-treated to increase their strength and holding abilities exponentially. It is available in stainless steel, carbon steel, and alloy steel to bear more wear and tear while also making it more corrosion resistant. Since these screws are self-tapping, there is no need to drill a pilot hole before using them.
Despite mostly being used for metal to metal fastening, it is required to use a washer with these screws to ensure that the structure doesn’t loosen up over time.
At LITUO Fasteners, we take pride in the quality of our fasteners as well as our customer service. We also specialize in custom orders of large sizes and the prompt delivery of the same.