What size is M6 head?


Size Diameter Head Height
M4-0.7 4.00 4.00
M5-0.8 5.00 5.00
M6-1.0 6.00 6.00
M8-1.25 8.00 8.00

What is a socket head cap screw?

Socket head cap screws are commonly used in machine assembly for removable panels and parts. They have a round cap with a hex head and are tightened with a socket wrench drive. Longer caps are easier to see when fastened, while button and flat head caps are less likely to snag clothing or linkages.

How are Allen bolt head sizes measured?

They are measured from the top of the head to the tip. Hex and hex washer head screws and bolts, although flat on the top and the bottom, are measured from the bottom of the head. Oval head screws are an exception to the rule. The starting point for their length is at the widest point of the head.

What do cap screws look like?

A socket cap screws are machine screws with a cylindrical barrel shaped head containing a hexagonal socket. The head has a smaller diameter than most other machine screw heads, typically just 1.5 times the nominal thread diameter.

What is a cap allen screw made of?

Socket Head Cap (Allen) Screw M10x1. 25 x 30mm in A4-80 Stainless

Technical Summary
d thread diameter
p thread pitch
Standard ISO 4762 (DIN 912)
Material A4-80 Stainless Steel

What material are socket head cap screws?

Alloy Steel
Steel—the most common fastener material. Available in these types: Alloy Steel contains enough alloying elements (other than carbon) to affect the fastener’s properties; generally more responsive to heat and mechanical treatments.

Is M6 the same as 1/4 inch?

If you normally work with inch fasteners, pitch can be a little confusing—pitch is the distance between adjacent threads….Table 3.

Metric Closest Inch
M6-1.0 1/4-28 (Larger)
M7-1.0 1/4-28 (Smaller)
M8-1.25 5/16-18 (Smaller)
M10-1.5 3/8-16 (Smaller)