What size is a #12 TEK screw?

What size is a #12 TEK screw?

What size is a #12 TEK screw?

Standard Fasteners

No. 4 .035 To .080 .140
No. 6 .035 To .090 .140
No. 8 .035 To .100 .156
No. 10 .035 To .110 .203
No. 12 .035 To .140 .234

What size head is a tek screw?

Buildex Shed Teks® is a general purpose fastener for fixing metal to metal. It is a 14 gauge screw with a 12 gauge head which outperforms 12 gauge screws in all strength properties.

What is a TEKS screw?

Teks® Metal Fasteners are the original self-drilling screws developed to drill, tap, and fasten metal in one motion. With over 50 years of experience and innovation, Teks Metal Fasteners delivers Pros’ with optimal drilling performance and holding power.

What size is a 12 14 screw?

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Size Description: #12-14 x 3/4
Diameter/Nominal Size: #12
Length: 3/4
Wrench Size/Across Flats: 0.305-0.312

Why is it called a tek screw?

Tek is to self-drilling screws as Kleenex is to nose tissue – a brand name. As the first of its kind, “tek” became synonymous with the self-drilling screw design, and now tek screws are essential for a range of applications today.

What is the difference between Tek 3 and Tek 5?

The typical 25 to 16 gauge metal will require the use of a TEK 3, but 14 gauge and below will require TEK 4-5. This is why TEK 5 screws are used for fastening into structural steel. As a general rule of thumb, the higher the TEK number (the longer the drill point), the thicker the metal.

What is a 12 14 TEK screw?

12-14 Metal Teks® Screws Hex Head Higrip® Suitable for fixing metal roofing to steel between 1mm and 5mm thick. Higrip® feature grips to the roof sheeting combined with the sealing washer to create a waterproof join. It also prevents sheet ride down the shank when the roof is walked on.

What do TEK screw numbers mean?

Self-drilling screws have drill bit tips which are numbered from #1 up to #5, indicating the length of the flute. The flute is the part of the Tek screw that determines the metal thickness the screw can drill into. That means the bigger the number, the thicker the metal it can go through without a pilot hole.

What sizes do Tek screws come in?

TEK® screws are available in a variety of shank lengths and diameters. Diameter is indicated by a numeric size that runs from #6 to #14, with #6 being the thinnest and #14 being the thickest. The #8 TEK® screws and #10 TEK® screws are the most commonly used.

How do you use TEKS screws?

The best way to use a Tek screw is with an electric screwdriver or drill. You can choose to create a pilot hole, which will ensure your Tek screw goes in straight. Just make sure your pilot hole is slightly smaller than the Tek screw, or else the screw’s grooves won’t be able to catch.

What diameter is #12 screw?

American Screw Sizes

Size Nearest Fraction Inch
#8 5/32 0.16
#10 3/16 0.19
#12 7/32 0.21

How thick is a 12 gauge screw?

For gauge to MM conversion

Self Tapping Screw Gauge (g) Size (mm)
8 4.2
10 4.8
12 5.5
14 6.3