Self-drilling screws are specialized fasteners designed to combine drilling and fastening into a single operation. These screws are commonly used in construction, metal fabrication, and other applications where fastening materials to metal is required.
Self-drilling screws are typically made from hardened steel, which provides the necessary strength and durability for drilling into various materials. They may also be coated with materials like zinc, stainless steel, or other corrosion-resistant coatings for added protection against rust and environmental elements. They are are highly versatile and can be used with a wide range of materials, including metal, wood, plastics, and composites.
The installation process of self-drilling screws is relatively straightforward. The screw is inserted into a power drill or driver, and as it is driven into the material, it creates its own pilot hole by cutting through the material. Once the pilot hole is formed, the screw's threading engages with the surrounding material, providing a secure and tight connection.
We stock them in pan pozi and CSK pozi, with Hex head coming soon. The sizes follow the metric system, and we stock M3.5, M4.2, M4.8, M5.5, M6.3, in zinc and stainless.