PVC Pan Head Screws - Slotted
Measurement System: Metric
Drive Type: Slotted
Max temperature: 90°C/194°F
Flammability: UL94 V-0
PVC Pan Head Screws - Slotted conform to the following Standards/Norms:
PVC slotted pan head screws are a specialized type of fastener designed for applications that involve polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and other plastic materials. These screws feature a distinctive pan-shaped head with a slotted drive, allowing for manual or machine-driven installation. The selection of PVC as the polymer for slotted pan head screws is influenced by its unique chemical characteristics, setting it apart from other polymers and making it a preferred choice for specific industries and applications.
Chemical Characteristics of PVC
Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) boasts a set of chemical properties that render it suitable for specific applications and industries, including those that require slotted pan head screws. These chemical characteristics encompass:
Chemical Resistance: PVC exhibits remarkable resistance to a wide spectrum of chemicals, including acids, alkalis, and numerous organic solvents. This resistance is particularly advantageous in applications where exposure to corrosive substances is a concern, such as in the chemical processing industry.
Durability: PVC is renowned for its durability and longevity. It can endure prolonged exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation, moisture, and harsh weather conditions without significant degradation. This durability is especially important for outdoor applications like construction and signage.
Flame Retardance: PVC inherently possesses flame-retardant properties, contributing to its fire safety. It is frequently employed 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 has relatively low moisture absorption characteristics, ensuring dimensional stability even in humid or damp environments. This property is highly advantageous in applications where maintaining the material's shape and properties is paramount.
Cost-Effectiveness: PVC stands out as a cost-effective polymer, making it an attractive option for applications where budget considerations play a pivotal role in material selection.
Applications and Industries
PVC slotted pan head screws are meticulously designed to effectively function with PVC and other plastic materials. These screws find applications across a multitude of industries due to their compatibility with PVC and the unique properties of the polymer. Key applications and industries that benefit from PVC slotted pan head screws include:
Construction and Building Industry: PVC is a prevalent material in construction for various applications, such as window frames, plumbing systems, and roofing. PVC slotted pan head screws are indispensable for securely fastening PVC components in building and infrastructure projects. The slotted pan heads allow for easy manual or machine installation, while PVC's chemical resistance and durability render it suitable for both indoor and outdoor usage.
Electrical and Electronics: PVC's exceptional electrical insulation properties make it a prominent choice in the electrical and electronics industry. PVC slotted pan head screws play a crucial 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 pan head screws are utilised to assemble and secure these PVC parts. The slotted pan head design enables efficient installation, maintaining the aesthetics of the vehicle interior.
Signage and Display: PVC's resilience to weather conditions and versatility make it a favoured material for signs, banners, and displays. In signage and display applications, PVC slotted pan head screws are employed to mount and fasten PVC signs and panels securely. The slotted drive facilitates straightforward installation, ensuring a secure attachment without interfering with the visual presentation.
Marine and Boating: PVC's resistance to moisture and chemicals makes it suitable for marine applications. PVC slotted pan head screws are utilised in the assembly and maintenance of boat interiors, exteriors, and fixtures. Their corrosion-resistant properties are particularly valuable in the challenging saltwater environment, contributing to the longevity of marine equipment.
DIY and Home Improvement: PVC slotted pan head screws are sought after by DIY enthusiasts and in home improvement projects. Individuals rely on these screws for a variety of PVC-related tasks, from installing PVC wall panels to constructing custom PVC fixtures. The slotted drive allows for easy installation, making them a convenient and reliable fastening solution for DIY projects involving PVC materials.
In summary, PVC slotted pan head screws are engineered to work efficiently with PVC and other plastic materials, making them indispensable 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 secure and straightforward fastening solutions that PVC slotted pan head screws offer in their respective applications.
The PVC data sheet is available as a PDF to download below.
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|Pan Head Screw Dimension Table (ISO7045/DIN7985)
|Head Diameter (mm)
|Head Height (mm)
Dimensions for PVC Pan Head Screws - Slotted in all available sizes are shown according to the product drawing above.
PVC Key Properties
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