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18-8 stainless steel provides good corrosion resistance and strength
Plain surface has no finish or coating
Hex socket drive has a hexagonal slot that turns using an Allen key driver
Cup point provides a strong grip with the mating surface and is suitable for permanent and semi-permanent applications
Meets ASME B18.3 and ASTM F880 specifications
The 18-8 stainless steel set screw with plain finish has a hex socket and cup point, and meets American Society of Mechanical Engineers ASME B18.3 and American Society for Testing and Materials ASTM F880 specifications. The 18-8 stainless steel material provides strength and offers good corrosion resistance in many environments. The material may be slightly magnetic. The hex socket drive has a hexagonal slot that requires an Allen key driver, also known as a hex key or Allen wrench. The cup point has an edge that grips the mating surface with enough power for use in permanent and semi-permanent applications.
Set screws hold objects in place by use of pressure at the point, and are often used in semi-permanent applications and where fine adjustment is needed. Set screws are available with a variety of point styles, which determine how the screw interacts with the object it is placed against. These threaded fasteners typically do not have an external head.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
They do the job. Next time I'll get bigger. The hex head is very small.
It was exactly what I needed. It is a simple product, but there are so many variations in length, diameter and thread pitch. You made it simple by including 2D drawings in your online item description that I could reference to make sure that I was ordering the right one. You made what used to be a painstaking process of trial and error into something much more simple.
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