RS PRO M3 x 6mm Hex Socket Countersunk Screw Black, Self-Colour Steel

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RS PRO Metric Countersunk Hexagon Steel Screw

RS PRO hexagon socket countersunk screws are an excellent choice when you need a fastener to sit flush or below the surface of your material.
These popular metric thread countersunk screws are produced in 10.9 grade steel and are designed for light duty applications where space is limited. These fasteners have a black finish which ensures an attractive, quality appearance and finish wherever they are used.
These screws fasteners can be tightened or undone using an Allen key or a hex key. They can have various tip point types which include:
Cup point – concave tip, most commonly used
Flat point – used for frequent resetting or relocating, simple and cost-effective
Cone point – pointed tip, designed for a more permanent installation, highest holding capability due to the precise contact of the cone point
Half Dog point – the tip is cylindrical

Features and Benefits:

Various thread sizes available, including M3, M4, M5, M6 and M8
Countersunk – the head does not stick out so that nothing can hit it and interfere with the operation of the application
Also used in many internal joinery applications
Have the marking on the head
More resilient than 8.8 grade
Nominal strength of 1040 N/mm²
Yield strength of 940 N/mm²
Requires a Hex key / Allen key

Typical Applications:

Although uses may vary, as standard, these screws are fasteners for industrial equipment or machines which requires parts to be fixed onto a surface or together. The socket will need to be the same metric thread as the screw itself. As an example, some of the types of uses would be:
Woodworking
Domestic applications
Fasteners and fixings
Machine tooling and repair
Security guarding
Panel Building
Electronic applications
Automotive industry
Medical applications
Facilities and maintenance applications

FAQs
What is a socket screw?

Socket screws are defined by their name. They are a type of threaded bolt which screws into the intended socket. There are various thread sizes and lengths and can be used for both industrial and personal purposes. Good quality and reliable RS PRO socket screws ensures the fixing will remain strong and stable, whatever the application.

Note

Requires a Hex key / Allen key
We offer a range of hexagon countersunk socket screws in black self-coloured steel, available in various thread sizes and lengths. Refer to the Datasheet and Range Overview download file for details.
If black oxide self-coloured steel is not what you are looking for we also offer steel hexagon countersunk socket screws with a BZP finish or alternatively A2 (306) and A4 (316) stainless steel.

Standards

Threaded in accordance with DIN 7991

Specifications
Attribute Value
Thread Size M3
Length 6mm
Head Shape Hex Socket Countersunk
Material Steel
Finish Black, Self-Colour
Thread Type Metric
Thread Pitch 0.5mm
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