Stainless Steel Screws - Sheet Metal & Machine Threads Type "A" Threads, Course & Fine
Stainless Steel Screws are available in both 18-8 and 316 stainless steel. Please check out the categories listed below for additional information and sizes.
Sheet Metal Screws and Machine Screws are available in several alloys. These alloys include 18-8 Stainless Steel, 304 Stainless Steel and 316 Stainless Steel. Not all sizes and diameters are available in a specific alloy. Contact our sales department if you don't see the size your looking for.
FAQs on Stainless Steel Screws
What are the standard grades of stainless steel screws?
A2 is the most common grade (classic 18/8) and is also known as “type 304”. A4 is the second most common and is known for its high resistance to corrosion. (More information on SAE 304 Stainless Steel at Wikipedia)
What is stronger: zinc or stainless steel screws?
Stainless steel screws are usually stronger than zinc screws. Zinc screws also rust more easily.
When do you use stainless steel screws?
Stainless steel screws are most commonly used when reliable weather, water and corrosion resistance are required.
What is the difference between a bolt and a screw?
A screw is a fastener that has a ridge or thread encircling the entire length of the device, whereas a bolt has a threaded end and a smooth shaft.
What is the best type of screw to use for a floating docks frame?
A stainless steel, corrosion resistant screw that promises strength and durability.
What screws and bolts to use on an aluminum boat?
Stainless steel screws would be the best choice.