|Threads Per Inch:||51|
|Head Type:||Cheese Head Slotted|
|Thread Type:||Metric Coarse|
|Length Under Head:||8mm|
|Tapping Drill Size:||2.5mm|
A machine screw is a type of screw that is commonly used in industrial and manufacturing applications to secure components within engines, electronic products and general machinery.
Cheese head machine screws have large, chunky, cylindrical heads where the height of the head is usually approximately half of its diameter. With a slotted head for installation with a flat-bladed screwdriver or bit, cheese head machine screws are strong and durable.
For a similar type of machine screw that has a slightly larger diameter flat head and a slightly lower thinner profile then choose our pan slotted machine screw.
The most common thread type in production today. Usually specified as M then a number x another number. This signifies the thread diameter and the length of the fastener.
For example, M4 x 30 means that the major thread diameter (the external distance across the outside of the thread) is 4mm and the length is 30mm. Length is usually measured from the underside of the fastener head.
Brass is an alloy that is made of copper and zinc. It does not corrode easily and gives an attractive, decorative finish when used to make fasteners.