PVC Grub-Set Screws
Measurement System: Metric
Drive Type: Slotted
Max temperature: 90°C/194°F
Flammability: UL94 V-0
PVC Grub-Set Screws conform to the following Standards/Norms:
PVC slotted grub set screws are specialized fasteners designed for applications involving polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and other plastic materials. These screws are characterized by their small, cylindrical shape with a slotted drive on one end. The choice of PVC as the polymer for slotted grub set screws is influenced by its unique chemical characteristics, setting it apart from other polymers and making it an ideal choice for specific industries and applications.
Chemical Characteristics of PVC
Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) possesses a distinct set of chemical properties that render it suitable for a variety of applications and industries. These chemical characteristics include:
Chemical Resistance: PVC exhibits exceptional resistance to a wide range of chemicals, including acids, alkalis, and numerous organic solvents. This chemical resistance is particularly advantageous in applications where the material may come into contact with corrosive substances, such as in the chemical processing industry.
Durability: PVC is renowned for its durability and longevity. It can withstand prolonged exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation, moisture, and harsh weather conditions without significant degradation. This property is particularly valuable in both indoor and outdoor applications, including construction and signage.
Flame Retardance: PVC inherently possesses flame-retardant properties, enhancing its fire safety. It is often used in materials and products where fire resistance is a critical consideration, such as electrical cables and building materials.
Electrical Insulation: PVC serves as an excellent electrical insulator, making it an ideal choice for the electrical and electronics industry. It is commonly used for cable insulation, wiring, and electrical conduit due to its superior insulating properties.
Low Moisture Absorption: PVC exhibits relatively low moisture absorption characteristics, ensuring dimensional stability even in humid or damp conditions. This property is highly advantageous in applications where maintaining the material's shape and properties is essential.
Cost-Effectiveness: PVC is known for its cost-effectiveness, making it an attractive option for applications where budget constraints play a significant role in material selection.
Applications and Industries
PVC slotted grub set screws are specifically designed to work effectively with PVC and other plastic materials, and they find applications in various industries due to their compatibility with PVC and the unique properties of the polymer. Key applications and industries that benefit from PVC slotted grub set screws include:
Construction and Building Industry: PVC is widely used in construction for applications such as window frames, plumbing systems, and roofing. PVC slotted grub set screws are crucial for securely fastening PVC components in building and infrastructure projects. These small screws provide a discreet fastening solution, while PVC's chemical resistance and durability make it suitable for indoor and outdoor use.
Electrical and Electronics: PVC's outstanding electrical insulation properties make it a preferred choice in the electrical and electronics industry. PVC slotted grub set screws play a vital role in securing PVC components within electrical enclosures, cable management systems, and junction boxes. The slotted drive design facilitates efficient installation, ensuring a secure electrical connection.
Automotive and Transportation: PVC is found in various automotive components, including interior trim panels, cable harnesses, and dashboard components. PVC slotted grub set screws are used to assemble and secure these PVC parts. Their small size and discreet appearance maintain the aesthetics of the vehicle interior.
Signage and Display: PVC's weather resistance and versatility make it a popular material for signs, banners, and displays. In signage and display applications, PVC slotted grub set screws are employed to discreetly mount and fasten PVC signs and panels securely. The small size of these screws ensures they do not interfere with the visual presentation.
Marine and Boating: PVC's resistance to moisture and chemicals makes it suitable for marine applications. PVC slotted grub set screws are used in the assembly and maintenance of boat interiors, exteriors, and fixtures. Their corrosion-resistant properties are valuable in the challenging saltwater environment, contributing to the longevity of marine equipment.
DIY and Home Improvement: PVC slotted grub set screws are popular among DIY enthusiasts and in home improvement projects. Individuals rely on these small screws for various PVC-related tasks, from securing PVC trim to building custom PVC fixtures. Their unobtrusive design makes them suitable for projects where aesthetics are a concern.
PVC slotted grub set screws are engineered to work efficiently with PVC and other plastic materials, making them essential components in various industries. The choice of PVC as the polymer for these screws is influenced by its unique chemical characteristics, which encompass chemical resistance, durability, flame retardance, electrical insulation, low moisture absorption, and cost-effectiveness. Industries such as construction, electrical, automotive, signage, marine, and DIY benefit from the discreet and reliable fastening solutions that PVC slotted grub set screws provide in their respective applications.
The PVC data sheet is available as a PDF to download below.
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|Grub/Set Screw Dimension Table
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Dimensions for PVC Grub-Set Screws in all available sizes are shown according to the product drawing above.
PVC Key Properties
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