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Self-tapping screws are designed to drill their own hole as they are screwed into material, allowing users to perform the two actions at once. Because they create their own fitted threads, self-tapping screws are often u... More »

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Self-tapping machine screws are available at hardware, home supply, and auto parts stores. These screws are also available at online industrial supply warehouses and websites that specialize in fasteners. More »

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Some of the nominal screw sizes of self-tapping screws are 00, 0, 2, 4 and 6. A screw of size 00 with a round head has six thread starts and a maximum head diameter of 0.099 inches. Size 6 flat head screws have a maximum... More »

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