SHEET METAL SCREW
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SHEET METAL SCREW

SHEET METAL SCREW, home 
hardware

Description: This screw is tapered all along its length and has a pointed end, and the threads are spiraled loosely, like those of a wood screw, rather than tightly .like those of a machine screw. It comes with either a Phillips head or a slotted pan head.

Buying information: Sheet metal screws are designed to cut their own threads in thin gauge metal. Drill an undersized pilot hole first. These screws are used for holding parts on aluminum storm doors or assembling aluminum gutters. They are also commonly used to attach panels to home appliances.


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