Find a chart of machine screw sizes on the Bolt Depot website. Click Fastener Info on the upper right side of the page, then scroll down and click Machine Screws under the Type-Specific Information heading. The site offers machine diameter and thread charts in U.S. and metric units.
Rotating a screw advances a spiraled incline into a surface. The head of a screw functions as a lever, while its threading is just a long incline that has been wrapped around a vertical shaft.
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.
Bolt Depot lists nine standard machine screw sizes, the smallest of which is seven-sixty-fourths of an inch with a thread count of 40, while the largest is three-eighths of an inch with a thread count of 16. Some machine screws share the same diameter but feature differing thread counts.
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