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SQUARE HEAD SET SCREW

GOVERNING STANDARDS:
ASME B18.6.2 Covers the complete general and dimensional data for slotted head cap screws, square head set screws, and slotted headless set screws.
ASME B1.1 UNC & UNF Class 2A Specifies the thread form, series, class, allowance, tolerance, and designation for unified screw threads.

 

APPLICATIONS:

Square head set screws, or jack bolts, are fully threaded fasteners with a square head and most commonly, a cup point (though other types of points are available. Square head set screws are manufactured from alloy steel for maximum strength, as well as high resistance to galling , wear, and fatigue. They have a large bearing area that provides positive gripping for a hand wrench. They are ideal for holding pulleys, collars, and other machinery shafts where fine adjustments are necessary.

 

Square Head Set Screw Head

 

 

Sources: ASTM Standards for Mechanical Fasteners and Related Processes 2nd Edition, Inch Fastener Standards 8th Edition, Kanebridge Fastener Reference Guide 4th Edition

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