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#8 x 1/2" Hex Washer Head Self-Drilling, Metal Tek Screw

#8 x 1/2" Hex Washer Head Self-Drilling, Metal Tek Screw

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Product Overview

#8-18 x 1/2" Hex Washer Head Self-Drilling, Metal Tek Screw


Advanced Features and Benefits

  • Engineered for Excellence: Meticulously crafted for unmatched performance and long-term durability.
  • High-Quality Materials: Utilizes top-grade steel, offering robustness and resistance to wear.
  • Innovative Design: Combines modern technology with practicality to exceed industry standards.
  • Diverse Applications: Ideal for high-precision industrial tasks to everyday household projects.


  • Thread: #8-18 x 1/2" Long.
  • Head Type: Hex Washer Head, for increased driving power.
  • Material: Durable Steel.
  • Plating: Zinc-Plated for corrosion resistance.
  • Use on: Sheet Metal, Plastic, or Wood.

Screw Dimensions

  • Diameter: #8, perfect for robust fastening.
  • Length: 1/2'', suited for multiple applications.
  • Head Diameter: 1/4''.
  • Head Height: 9/64''.
  • Flange Diameter: 11/32".
  • Drill Tip Length: 3/16''.


FAQ Section

Q: What materials are suitable for these screws? A: These screws are ideal for sheet metal, plastic, or wood.

Q: Do I need a pre-drilled hole? A: No, these self-drilling screws create their own holes as they are driven.

Q: Can these screws be used outdoors? A: Yes, the zinc-plating provides corrosion resistance, making them suitable for outdoor use.

Q: What tools are required for installation? A: A standard drill or screwdriver compatible with a hex washer head is required.

Q: Are these screws suitable for heavy-duty applications? A: Yes, they are designed for robust performance in both industrial and household settings.

Step-by-Step Installation Instructions

  1. Identify the Material: Ensure the material is suitable (sheet metal, plastic, wood).
  2. Select the Correct Tool: Use a drill or screwdriver that fits the hex washer head.
  3. Mark the Spot: Clearly mark where you want to place the screw.
  4. Align the Screw: Position the screw tip at the marked spot.
  5. Start Drilling: Apply steady pressure and begin drilling. The self-drilling tip will create a hole.
  6. Drive the Screw: Continue applying pressure until the screw is securely in place.
  7. Check Stability: Ensure the screw is tight and the material is securely fastened.
  8. Repeat as Necessary: Follow the same steps for additional screws.

Application Chart

No. Application Description
1 HVAC Installations Attaching components in HVAC systems.
2 Automotive Repairs Fixing parts in vehicles.
3 Building Ductwork Assembling air system ducts.
4 Mounting Electrical Boxes Fastening junction boxes to metal frames.
5 Installing Roofing Attaching metal roofing.
6 Furniture Assembly In metal furniture construction.
7 Gutter Repair Securing gutters and downspouts.
8 Fixing Appliances Assembly or repair of household appliances.
9 Creating Metal Artwork For metal-based artistic projects.
10 Outdoor Signage Attaching signs to metal frames or posts.
11 Window Frames Installing/repairing metal window frames.
12 Garage Door Repair Securing metal garage door components.
13 Boat Building and Repair Use in marine environments.
14 Metal Fencing Attaching parts of metal fences/gates.
15 Shelving Units Assembling metal shelving.
16 Installing Wall Cladding Fastening metal cladding to exterior walls.
17 Aerospace Applications In aircraft/spacecraft for precision.
18 Computer Case Assembly Securing components in computer cases.
19 Playground Equipment Metal playground structure assembly/repair.
20 Railroad Construction For railroad infrastructure parts.
21 Solar Panel Installation Securing solar panels to frames.
22 Farm Equipment Repair Maintenance/repair in agriculture.
23 Metal Workshops Various applications in metalworking shops.
24 Home DIY Projects Useful in metal-based DIY projects.
25 Securing Metal to Metal Joining thin metal sheets together.
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