Cheat Guide Chart For Fasteners – Bolts, Screws, Washers, Nuts, And Drive Identification Charts





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Working on a project and trying to find the name of a special bolt type? We have the charts to help you identify the many different types of bolts and screws for just about any project. Using the proper specific bolt type is very critical when working on a wood or metal project. Knowing the names and the specific types of screws, bolts, washers, or nuts you will need for your current or future DIY project is very important. Simply knowing the head type on a screw or bolt can let you know what type of screwdriver or socket type you will need so you do not strip or cross thread your fastener. Using the wrong fastener on a DIY craft project or maintenance job can spell disaster. Use the charts below to help you get a better and more informed idea of the fastener type you will need to complete your next project.

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fastener typesTypes of Fasteners – Bolt and Screw Identification Chart (Courtesy of BoltDepot.com)
Wood Screws, Machine Screws, Thread Cutting Machine Screws, Sheet Metal Screws
Self Drilling Screws, Hex Bolts, Carriage Bolts, Lag Bolts

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fastener types 2Types of Fasteners – Bolt and Screw Identification Chart (Courtesy of BoltDepot.com)
Socket Screws, Set Screws, Eye Bolts, Eye Lags, J-Bolts, U-Bolts, Shoulder Bolts, Elevator Bolts

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head typeScrew and Bolt Head Types – Identification Chart (Courtesy of BoltDepot.com)
Flat, Oval, Pan, Truss, Round, Hex, Hex Washer, Slotted Hex Washer, Socket Cap, Button Heads

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drive typesScrew and Bolt Drive Types – Identification Chart (Courtesy of BoltDepot.com)
Phillips, Frearson, Slotted, Combination, Socket, Hex, Allen, One Way, Square, Torx Drives

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nut typeFastener Nut Types – Identification Chart (Courtesy of BoltDepot.com)
Hex, Heavy Hex, Nylon Insert Lock, Jam, Wing Nut, Cap, Acorn, Flange, Tee, Square, Torque Lock Nuts

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washer typeFastener Washer Types – Identification Chart (Courtesy of BoltDepot.com)
Flat, Fender, Finishing, Split Lock, External Tooth Lock, Internal Tooth lock, Square, Dock Washers

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Fastener Reference Charts In .PDF Format For…

Fasteners Guide
US and Metric Ruler
US Metric Thread (Sizes) Gauge
US Hex Bolts
US Machine Screws
US Nuts Size Chart
US Washers Size Chart
SAE Washers
Metric Hex Bolts
Metric Nuts
Metric Washers
Metric Machine Screws
Metric Flathead Socket Screws
Metric Shoulder Bolts

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common fastener types 3Common Types of Fasteners – Bolts and Screws Identification List (Courtesy of BoltDepot.com)
Hex, Wood, Sheet Metal, Machine, Socket (Allen), Lag, Carriage

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