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About Our Self Tapping Screws

A number of pan head and countersunk screws are used for attaching to metal, and a pre-drilled hole is required. Plated in Trivalent Chromium (CR3) zinc 3 microns Driver bit size No 1.

What is a Self Tapping Screw used for?

Self-tapping screws are typically used to secure wood, plastic, metal and brick together. There are two types of self-tapping screws, thread-forming and thread-cutting. Thread-forming: Before you can use these screws you will need to drill a pilot hole as the screw itself does not contain a pointed tip.

What is the difference between a Self Tapping Screw and a normal screw?

Self-drilling screws eliminate the need for a pilot hole but can tap as well. Self-tapping screws tap their own threads, but cannot drill through metal and require a pilot hole. These screws are not interchangeable, and mixing up the two can cause many headaches or possible failures in the field.

What Self Tapping Screws does Champion Timber offer?

A range of washered and un-washered for use fixing sheet metal to wood and other steel construction. Manufactured to meet all recognised industry standards and performance criteria and sharp points for an easy screw. A variety of sizes for any job large or small as well as larger pack sizes for those bigger projects.