PVC Countersunk Flat Head Screws
Measurement System: Metric
Drive Type: Cross Recessed/Phillips
Max temperature: 90°C/194°F
Flammability: UL94 V-0
PVC Countersunk Flat Head Screws conform to the following Standards/Norms:
PVC countersunk flat head screws are specialized fasteners designed for applications involving PVC (polyvinyl chloride) and other plastic materials. These screws are engineered with specific features to provide secure and aesthetically pleasing fastening solutions in situations where plastic materials are commonly used. Choosing PVC as a polymer for countersunk flat head screws involves careful consideration of its chemical characteristics and suitability for various industries.
Chemical Characteristics of PVC
Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) is a versatile polymer with a distinct set of chemical characteristics that make it a preferred choice for certain applications and industries:
Chemical Resistance: PVC is highly resistant to a wide range of chemicals, including acids, bases, salts, and many organic solvents. This resistance makes it an excellent choice for applications where exposure to corrosive substances is a concern, such as in the chemical processing industry.
Durability: PVC is known for its durability and long-lasting performance. It can withstand exposure to UV radiation, moisture, and harsh weather conditions without significant degradation. This durability makes it suitable for outdoor applications, including construction and signage.
Flame Resistance: PVC has inherent flame-retardant properties, which make it suitable for use in applications where fire safety is a consideration. It is often used in electrical and building materials for this reason.
Electrical Insulation: PVC is an excellent electrical insulator. It is widely used in the electrical and electronics industry for cable insulation, wiring, and electrical conduit.
Low Moisture Absorption: PVC has relatively low moisture absorption characteristics, which contribute to its dimensional stability in damp or humid environments. This property is beneficial in applications where maintaining the material's shape and properties is essential.
Cost-Effectiveness: PVC is a cost-effective polymer, making it an attractive choice for applications where budget constraints are a consideration.
Applications and Industries
PVC countersunk flat head screws are specifically designed to work seamlessly with PVC and other plastic materials. These screws find applications in various industries due to their compatibility with PVC and the unique properties of the polymer. Some key applications and industries that benefit from PVC countersunk flat head screws include:
1. Construction and Building Industry: PVC is commonly used in construction for applications such as window frames, plumbing systems, and roofing. PVC countersunk flat head screws are essential for securely fastening PVC components in building and infrastructure projects. Their flush heads ensure a neat appearance, while PVC's chemical resistance and durability make it suitable for outdoor and indoor use.
2. Electrical and Electronics: PVC is widely employed in the electrical and electronics industry for its electrical insulation properties. PVC countersunk flat head screws are used in electrical enclosures, cable management systems, and junction boxes to securely attach PVC components without compromising electrical safety.
3. Automotive and Transportation: PVC is found in various automotive components, such as interior trim panels, cable harnesses, and dashboard components. PVC countersunk flat head screws are used to assemble and secure these PVC parts. Their flat heads provide a clean and uniform finish, maintaining the vehicle's aesthetics.
4. Signage and Display: PVC is a common material for signs, banners, and displays due to its weather resistance and versatility. In signage and display applications, PVC countersunk flat head screws are used to mount and fasten PVC signs and panels securely. The flush heads ensure that the fasteners do not interfere with the visual presentation.
5. Marine and Boating: PVC's resistance to moisture and chemicals makes it suitable for marine applications. PVC countersunk flat head screws are used in the assembly and maintenance of boat interiors, exteriors, and fixtures. Their corrosion-resistant properties are valuable in the saltwater environment.
6. DIY and Home Improvement: PVC countersunk flat head screws are popular in DIY and home improvement projects, where individuals use them for various PVC-related tasks. From installing PVC wall panels to building custom PVC fixtures, these screws offer a convenient and reliable fastening solution for DIY enthusiasts.
In summary, PVC countersunk flat head screws are engineered to work effectively with PVC and other plastic materials, making them essential components in various industries. The choice of PVC as a polymer for these screws is informed by its chemical characteristics, which include chemical resistance, durability, flame resistance, electrical insulation, and cost-effectiveness. Industries such as construction, electrical, automotive, signage, marine, and DIY benefit from the secure and aesthetically pleasing fastening solutions that PVC countersunk flat head screws provide in their respective applications.
The PVC data sheet is available as a PDF to download below.
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|Countersunk/Flathead Screw Dimension Table (ISO 7046/DIN 965)
|Head Diameter (mm)
Dimensions for PVC Countersunk Flat Head Screws in all available sizes are shown according to the product drawing above.
PVC Key Properties
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