Screws are an important aspect of any construction or engineering project. There are several types of screws available for purchase in various material constructions and designs. Steel machine screws are one of the most popular types of screws used around the world. These fasteners are distinguished by their physical features. In the previous post we had discussed these stainless steel screws based on their drive shapes. Here we will see how to distinguish them based on the shape of their head.
Types of Screws Distinguished by their Head Types
The head of the screw houses the drive and serves as the stopping point once the screw is driven into the surface. The head type is distinguished by the shape of the head and space they take up in regards to different projects. The following are the most popular distinction of screws based on their head types:
There are various lesser known varieties of head types as well. You can always seek the assistance of an industry expert like Norwood Screw Machine Parts to determine the type of screw suited for your project.
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