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Cap Head Socket Machine Screws

Cap head screws are available in a variety of diameters, lengths, and materials. Competitive prices and bulk discounts are available across the range. With a deep hexagonal recess that will allow for higher torque, and higher clamping force. A versatile engineering fastener that is tightened using a hex key or hex wrench with a low-head screw version available.

Available in A2 and A4 stainless steel, steel with a bright zinc plating (BZP), and self-colour steel. Thread types available are metric coarse, imperial unified coarse (UNC), and unified fine (UNF).

What is a cap head socket machine screw?

Cap head socket screws, also known as socket cap screws, are a type of fastener. They are machine screws which have a cylindrical shaped head that contains a hexagonal socket for use with Allen keys or hex keys. When compared with other screws, the socket head screws allow the installer to achieve higher torque and clamping force.

What is a cap head socket screw used for?

Used for many situations but in general is a versatile engineering fastener and are often installed within a counterbore which allows a flush head. Typically used in machine parts where the ability to achieve higher torque, higher clamping force and a flush finish with the material is beneficial.

What is a cap head socket screw made from?

Cap head socket screws come in a variety of materials including A2 stainless steel and A4 stainless steel. Both of these material types offer high levels of resistance to corrosion with the A4 being the most robust. Also available in steel coated in bright zinc plating (BZP), and self-colour steel with a black passivation.