Category Archives: Stainless Steel Screws

How to Use Self-Tapping Screws

 
  • What Is a Self-Tapping Screw?
  A self-tapping screw forms its own hole and taps its own thread as it is driven into various, different materials. Self-tapping screws are available in just about every type of screw head design available in the market. The most common...
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How to Use a Drill for Screws

Everyone hates the painful task of turning a screw in by hand with a screwdriver. Can an electric drill be used, in much the same way as a screwdriver, to turn in or remove screws, you may ask? Well quite simply, the answer to that...
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How to Use Self-Tapping Screws

If you are in the midst of a project, you are probably wondering whether or not to use self-tapping screws. The good news is that these types of screws are easy to use and offer a number of benefits. For example, the vast majority of self-tapping screws...
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What Is Galvanic Corrosion And How Can You Prevent It?

Galvanic corrosion refers to corrosion damage that develops when two dissimilar materials are combined in a corrosive electrolyte. This is mostly found in marine environments. When dissimilar materials or metals combine, they create a positive and negative end of an electric circuit. One of the metals becomes the...
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Self-tapping vs self-drilling vs self-piercing screws

Not all screws are made the equal. Different sizes, threads, metals and grades are complimented sophisticated designs that create enhance action - ideal for hard metal substrates and plastics that would otherwise need a hole cut in them first to take the screw. Manufactured with a variety of...
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