torx micro screws

What Is a Torx Screw

What is a Torx Screw? What is a Torx screw? Torx screws were created in 1967, by Camcar Textron, as an enhancement on modern drive kinds. It intended to change Phillips head screws, which were prone to cam-out, and also the interior hex drive, which had a tendency to stop working throughout high torque by settling. Torx does not…
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How To Make Custom Screws

How To Make Custom Screws? How To Make Custom Screws? Screws are very familiar in our life and We have been written numerous kinds of custom screws information and other screws type like captive screws, machine screws, micro screws, etc, While you may wondering how to make a custom screw, and is it very completed?…
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Hex Bolt Vs Hex Socket Head Screw

What is Hex Bolt? What is Hex Socket Head Screw? Hex Bolt Vs Hex Socket Head Screw Screws are indispensable industrial necessities in daily life, ranging from the use of digital cameras, myopia glasses, clocks, electronic equipment, etc., to the application of engineering projects, engineering buildings, highways, and bridges. Therefore, there are many types of…
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History of Screws and Bolts

History of Screws and Bolts We may all know the screws and bolts, but we probably do not know the History of Screws and Bolts. the A screw is a tool that uses the physical and mathematical principles of oblique circular rotation and frictional force of an object to gradually fasten the mechanism of the…

Flat Head Screw

What is a Flat head screw? Flat Head Screws, also called Countersunk Screws, is conical with a flat outer face and a tapering inner face. An advantage to this type of screw is that very little of the head protrudes beyond the surface, allowing it to sink into the material. Flathead screws are characterized by having…

Everything You Need to Know About Brass Screws

What are Brass Screws Used For? Do Brass Screws Rust? If you need the screws rustproof, normally you will consider Stainless steel and galvanized screws are options if you want to prevent rust. You can also use brass-plated and copper-plated screws (they are also resistant to rust), but a Brass screw is the best choice because…
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M4 Screw Dimensions

What is difference between the Metric M4 screw dimensions and UNC? We may see a lot of M4 machine screws in our life and curious what is the exactly M4 screw dimensions are? Metric thread screw is the ISO metric screw thread, Metric threads are manufactured according to strict specifications defined, which is the most…
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Small Screw Sizes Chart

What is small screw used for? For screw feeding systems, I would define “small” screws as screw sizes smaller than #4 for American National Standard or ANSI screws. For metric screws, sizes smaller than 3mm would also be considered “small” screws. Miniature Screw Threads are small screws that are used in timepieces, like electronics screws(tiny screws for…

Metric Bolt Sizes

What is Metric Bolt Sizes? Metric bolts sizes are referenced using “M” sizes, such as the M6 bolt size. The size of a metric bolt is specified using pitch, diameter, and length in millimeters. For example, in M6-1.0*20, the “M” means the Metric thread designation, the digit 8 refers to the Nominal diameter (in millimeters),…

Specialty Screws And Bolts

What is the difference between Specialty screws and ordinary screws? Specialty Fasteners include specialty screws and bolts, and nuts which are certain varieties of fasteners that are manufactured for a specific industry, job, or material. In comparison to general-purpose fasteners, specialty fasteners applications are limited and specific. Specialty screws that cannot be installed or removed easily with…

Aluminum Bolts and Screws

Aluminum Bolts and Screws Heatfastener is a manufacturer and supplier factory for all of your aluminum fastener needs including aluminum bolts and screws, nuts. Aluminum is a good lightweight material that is corrosion-resistant. It offers the best strength-to-weight ratio compared to other metal materials. We carry many different fasteners in aluminum. includes 2024-T4 and 6061-T6. Made…

Machine Screw Dimensions Chart

We may need to know Machine Screw Dimensions Chart when we look for machine screws, The machine screw thread is a very common thread and this type of thread is used in many types screws, such as pan head, countersunk head, slotted head, The screw has a lot of dimensions, head shape, and groove type….

Dimensions Chart For Double End Bolt

What is a double threaded bolt? Double end bolt also call A threaded stud, or a double threaded bolt is a steel bolt that is typically threaded on both ends. The stud is then screwed into a metal surface and placed between two objects, and then secured with a nut on the opposite end of the…

Slotted Screw Size Chart

What is a slotted Screw used for?  The slotted screw is a screw fastener with a single groove across the diameter of the head. The slotted screw is commonly found in existing products and installations, along with use in simple carpentry work and in applications where minimal torque is needed. Slot screws are also used in…

Triangle Thread Screw

What is Triangle Thread Screw? A Triangle Thread screw is also called trilobular thread forming screw, The bottom of the screw thread has a curved triangular cross-section and is a triangle thread screw, The triangular thread is mainly used as a “connection“. In this case, the angle between the threads is 60° and the crest of the…

Screw Drive Types-A Guide To What Type Of Screw Is This?

What is Screw Drive Types Common screw drives include slotted, Phillips, Hex, Hex socket (Allen), security hex socket (pin in hex socket) Torx T & TX, and One-Way. There are many other, less commonly used drive styles, such as square, and 12-point flange, to name of few. Slotted Screw Phillips Screw Torx screw Square Screw Spanner…

A Guide To Thread Forming Screws

4 Types of Thread Forming Screws Applications Thread forming screw is a generic term for any kind of type of screw that develops its own threads right into the breeding product. The evident benefit to thread forming screws is the removal of nuts or a taping procedure, which can conserve money and/or reduce the number of components made use of. One more…

Hex Bolts Dimensions

Hex bolts can be used for many different applications that include fastening wood, steel, and other construction materials for projects such as docks, bridges, highway structures, and buildings. Hex bolts with forged heads are also commonly used as headed anchor bolts. They come in a wide range of different hex bolt sizes for custom applications depending…

DIN Button Head Screw Dimensions Chart Sizes

Button Head screw also known as Button Socket Cap Screws are high-strength fasteners with an Internal Hex or Allen drive style with a wider bearing surface head. Button Socket Screws provide a more visually aesthetic appearance and are used in mechanical applications. Socket button head cap screws are mostly used when the need for reducing…

A Guide to Screw Head Types

Screws are an indispensable component in the machinery industry. There are many specifications, appearance, and material classification of screw fasteners. For example, our common screw head types include pan head, flat head, countersunk head, hexagonal head, large flat head, and so on. screws are often used to fasten sheet metal, wood, and plastic. Screw Head…

Security Screws: Types and Uses

Tamper-proof fasteners are screws, Nuts as well as Screws best identified by their unusual drive design. tamper-proof fasteners are utilized in locations where a setting up comes to the general public, as a way to prevent or stop criminal damage or disassembly. Tamper-proof security screws, or Tamper-resistant security screws, are identified by having an unusual drive, making…

A Guide To Machine Screws

What is a Machine Screw? A machine screw is a type of fastener that, like, other fasteners, is used to join two or more objects. A machine screw is unique, though, because of its size. The American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) defines machine screws as featuring a diameter of 0.75 inches. They can be…

Cheese Head Screws Bolts and Sizes

Normally it is slotted while Various other readily available drive kinds consist of Pozidriv, hexalobular, as well as a spline. One typical application of cheese head screws remains in computer system instances, including combi heads with a thumbscrew and also a mechanical drive socket. The deepness of the head, incorporated with a knurled surface area, permits the screw head to…

What are tamper proof screws?

Anti-tamper, Anti Theft, Security screws, tamper resistant screws, and tamper proof fasteners include; security bolts as well as anti tamper screws, tamper proof nuts, etc. They come in many different types and sizes.Anti-tamper, Security Screws, or tamper resistant screws are typically used to secure goods against unwanted tampering. They are created to be tough to get…

A Guide To a Countersunk Screw Bolt

What are Countersunk Screws? Also known as a flat-heat screw, a countersunk screw is a type of screw that’s designed to rest flush with the object or surface in which it’s inserted. They are called “countersunk screws” because they “sink” into objects and surfaces. They feature a flat head that tapers along the shaft, Consequently, when you…

One Way Screws Bolts

What are One Way Screws? One way security screws and fasteners, One-way Slotted Screws, One Direction Screws, Irreversible Screws, and Tamper Proof Way Screws, suitable for applications where the fixing will never need to be removed. One-way screws feature a head that is designed to turn in one direction only and will cause cam-out if turned…

5 Thread Types For Fasteners

Metric, UNC, UNF, and More: Thread Types for Fasteners Threaded fasteners are made use of in many industries as well as business applications worldwide. Although they are little as well as their worth commonly go undetected, they create an important element in a selection of various items. They are made use of as fasteners for…

Truss Head Screws And Bolts

What are Truss Head Screws? Truss head screws sometimes also called mushroom screws are characterized by a low, slightly rounded surface and an extra-wide top. Truss head screws have a lower profile than other rounded head screws; It doesn’t sit flush like some other screw types, so they are not used for all fastening applications. Another…

A Guide To Thread Cutting Screws

What is a thread cutting screw? Thread cutting screws are types of self-tapping screws and are designed to be inserted into an existing hole. When applied, thread cutting screws create a thread in the material they are applied to, Typically used with wood or metal, thread cutting screws do not exert the same about of stress…

9 Benefits of Stainless Steel Screws

In fastener products, screws and bolts are widely used in practical applications. We use screws in actual production, processing, and life. The types and materials of screws used in different environments and places are also different, such as The use of stainless steel screws is usually due to the need to implement certain anti-corrosion, anti-rust,…

Types and Characteristic Of Copper Screws

Types and Characteristic Of Copper Screws As a material for the production of screw fasteners, copper has the unique characteristic of good electrical conductivity. It also has properties such as corrosion resistance, thermal conductivity, and ductility. Although the mechanical properties of steel such as tensile strength are inferior to steel materials, there are also various…

Eyeglasses Screws

What are Eyeglasses Screws? Eyeglasses screws also as know spectacle screws which are small screws used to fix glasses frames, they are also precision screws. In the glass industry, In the glasses industry, there are four classification methods for screws:According to the purpose of the screw, it is divided into hinge screw, clip screw, pedestal…

16 Ways to Remove a Stripped Screw

How to Remove a Stripped Screw Put something on the screwdriver head, such as double-sided tape, non-woven fabric, etc. If there are no conditions, you can use paper, you can increase the friction! Inject a small amount of 502 glue into the screw hole, then screw, and use needle nose pliers to unscrew the screw…

Everything You Need To Know About Grub Screws

What are grub screws used for There are many kinds of screws on the market. Different types have different usage ranges, prices, and sizes. So where are the set screws used? It is generally used in the relative position between the two parts and has the same fixing effect as the positioning pin. Before use,…

How to Distinguish Self Tapping Machine Screws

Self tapping machine screws, We may come into contact with many types of machine screws and self-tapping screws. When faced with these two types of screws, there are differences in appearance, and if we want to learn more professional knowledge. Only by further mastering the relevant knowledge can we use them more ideally in our…

Electrical Screws & Outlet Box screws

Electrical Screws & Electrical Outlet Box screws Why Do We Need Custom Electrical Screws & Electrical Outlet Box screws? Why do many sockets abandon universal screws and replace them with their Electrical screws and outlet box screws? The reason is very real, Sockets with wires should be regarded as a very common item in our…

What Are Double end Bolts Studs

Double end Bolts Studs Thread specification d=M12, nominal length L=80mm, performance grade 4.8 equal-length stud bolts are completely marked as M12×80 What Are Double end Bolts Studs Used For? When the main body is large equipment, and accessories need to be installed, such as sight glass, mechanical seal seat, deceleration frame, etc. At this time,double…

How To Measure A Screw

How To Measure A Screw? As the “food of industry”, screws are indispensable connection fasteners in various industries. Although screws are small compared with other parts, they are of great significance. I have seen major economic losses or safety accidents caused by a single screw. Therefore, screw manufacturers must strictly control the specifications and dimensions…

ZINC PLATED SCREWS VS GALVANIZED SCREWS: WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE?

What are the benefits of galvanized screws? With the development of the science and technology industry, hot-dip galvanized screw products have been used in many fields, such as power towers, communication towers, railways, highway protection, street light poles, marine components, and building steel structural components, substation auxiliary facilities, and other industries. Adaptable to a wide…

Types Of Fasteners

What are Fasteners & Types of Fasteners? Fasteners are a type of mechanical part that is used for fastening connections and are widely used. Fasteners are used in a wide range of industries, including energy, electronics, electrical appliances, machinery, chemicals, metallurgy, molds, hydraulics, etc., in various machinery, equipment, vehicles, ships, railways, bridges, buildings, structures, tools,…

Types of Long Bolts

Types Of Long Bolts Did you know that type of screw is called a thin long bolts and screw? Usually, the thread diameter is less than M10, and the length exceeding 100mm can be called thin long screws. The thin screws that Heatfastener can customize include hexagonal head thin long screws, round thin long screws,…

Slotted Head Screws Vs Phillips Head: What are their advantage and disadvantage

What are Slotted Head Screws and Phillips Head Screws? Slotted head screws drives have a single horizontal indentation (the slot) in the fastener head and are driven by a “common blade” or flat-bladed screwdriver. This form was the first type of screw drive to be developed, and for centuries, it was the simplest and cheapest to…

How To Look Out For in a Good Screw Manufacturer

Custom Screws are a kind of daily industrial product manufacturing parts, which are widely used. With the continuous development of industrial manufacturing, the market demand for screws continues to grow, resulting in more and more screw factories. So how to choose a good screw factory? Check Certificates qualified of Screw Manufacturer First of all, it…

Captive Screw Sizes

What Are Captive Screws Captive screws are a kind of specialist fasteners, also called captive panel screws, and feature a specialized reduced shank, underneath the head of the screw. Captive Fasteners offer a permanent fixing that cannot be simply lost or come loose and fall out, applications can benefit from a reduced risk of issues such as…

Coarse Thread Vs Fine Thread: How To Choose

Coarse Thread Vs Fine Thread, what are their difference? Have you ever thought about this question, how fine can a thread be called a fine thread? We might as well define it in this way. The so-called coarse thread can be defined as a standard thread; while the fine thread is relative to the coarse…

What is Expansion Bolt

Expansion bolts are often used when fixing things on the wall at home. In addition, expansion bolts can be used for all things that are to be installed in cement, brick walls, and other places that are not easy to fix. Such as installing mechanical equipment, air conditioning shelves, stainless steel Doors, windows, etc. How…

6 Ways to Fix a Nut

6Ways to Fix a Nut How to tighten a small nut has always been an enduring topic in mechanical design. Everyone knows it well that is Japan’s eccentric nut and China’s self-tightening nut. However, instead of talking about the stars of the fastener industry today, let’s talk about the most basic methods of fixing nuts…

Are Stainless Steel Screws Rust Proof

Are Stainless steel Screw Rust Proof? No, Stainless steel screws are not rustproof. When brown rust spots appear on the surface of stainless steel bolts and nuts, many people will be surprised that “stainless steel will rust?” In fact, this is a one-sided and wrong view of the lack of a certain understanding of stainless…

What Are Captive Screws

They may be small; however, fasteners, better known as screws, play an important role in producing various products and items. They are created to hold or “fasten” two or more product sides or panels. While the standard screws are most commonly used in several things, other types of screws are seen in various products, and…

What are the benefits of Titanium screws?

What are the benefits of Titanium screws? As a raw material element for titanium fasteners(titanium screws and titanium bolts), titanium is a very active metal. Compared with traditional stainless steel screws, titanium screws have better flexibility and oxidation resistance and have the stronger compressive ability in high-pressure environments. It is more widely used in various…

Metric Shoulder Bolt Screw Sizes

What are Shoulder Bolts Shoulder bolts or shoulder screws also called step screws or Stripper Bolts, which are similar to a socket bolt with three distinct parts: the head, unthreaded section known as the shoulder, and the thread. This kind of screw consists of integral threads that are present on half or less of the…

What Are Set Screws and Their Usage

Have you noticed a small threaded fastener lying in the bottom of your toolbox and have no idea what it is used for? This article serves as a guide to explain what set screws are, along with their various types. It will explain how to choose, buy and use set screws for different daily appliances…