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Have you heard about the M6 Button Head Bolt Allen Socket Screws from Speciality Metals? This is a must-have in your toolbox! These bolts are made of 304 Grade material, so they are super durable and versatile. The best part is that they are low maintenance and have hygienic properties, making them perfect for a clean and safe environment. You won’t have to worry about corrosion either – these bolts are corrosion resistant! Not to mention they are incredibly secure. Trust us, these M6 button head bolts are the way to go!
Top quality stainless steel M6 button head bolt screws supplied straight from Warrington, UK.
Apart from our extensive range of button head screws, Speciality Metals stocks a variety of both standard fasteners and specialist fasteners, including both steel and stainless steel fasteners, nuts and bolts, screws and steel washers.
We ensure that we offer a comprehensive range which meets the needs and requirements of each and every one of our customers, whether you are looking for standard fasteners or something a little more unusual.
The M6 button head bolt is an extremely versatile and reliable fastener that can be used for a variety of applications. A 304-grade stainless steel composition makes Speciality Metals’ M6 button head bolts durable and corrosion-resistant, making them ideal for harsh environments. Foodservice, medical, and pharmaceutical industries find these bolts to be a safe and reliable choice due to their hygiene properties. A dependable and long-lasting fastening solution, M6 button head bolts are easy to maintain and provide secure fastening.
We also offer washers that will compliment our range of screws and bolts perfectly.
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Using a washer with stainless steel button head bolts is not always necessary, but it can be beneficial in certain applications:
Load Distribution: A washer helps distribute the load more evenly over the surface of the material being fastened, which can be particularly important for soft materials that may deform under the load of the bolt head.
Preventing Damage: A washer can help prevent the bolt head from damaging the surface of the material being fastened.
Preventing Loosening: A washer can help prevent the bolt from loosening due to vibration or thermal expansion and contraction.
Galvanic Corrosion: A washer made of a similar material as the bolt can help prevent galvanic corrosion by preventing direct contact between dissimilar metals.
While washers are commonly used with hex head bolts or screws, the large bearing surface of button head bolts or screws can sometimes make the washer unnecessary. However, it is always important to consider the specific requirements of the application and the recommendations of the manufacturer or a relevant standard.
Yes, stainless steel button head bolts can be painted, but there are a few important considerations to keep in mind:
Surface Preparation: Proper surface preparation is crucial for good paint adhesion. The surface of the stainless steel bolt should be clean, dry, and free of any grease, oil or other contaminants. Lightly sanding the surface with fine-grit sandpaper can help create a better surface for the paint to adhere to.
Primer: It is recommended to use a primer that is specifically designed for use on stainless steel. This will help the paint adhere better to the surface and provide a more durable finish.
Paint: Use a paint that is compatible with the primer and is suitable for the intended application. For example, if the bolt will be used in an outdoor application, a paint with UV and weather resistance would be appropriate.
Curing: Allow the paint and primer to cure fully according to the manufacturer’s recommendations before installing the bolt.
The magnetism of stainless steel button head bolts depends on the grade of stainless steel used. Common grades of stainless steel used for bolts and other fasteners include 304 and 316, which are austenitic grades of stainless steel and are generally non-magnetic. Austenitic stainless steel has a microstructure that is face-centered cubic at all temperatures, which results in its non-magnetic properties. However, cold working or machining of austenitic stainless steel can introduce some magnetism. Other grades of stainless steel, such as 410 and 420, are martensitic and are magnetic. Martensitic stainless steel has a body-centered cubic microstructure and can be hardened by heat treatment, which results in its magnetic properties. Therefore, whether a stainless steel button head bolt is magnetic or not will depend on the specific grade of stainless steel used, as well as any processing the material has undergone.
The main differences between a button head bolt and a socket head cap screw lie in the shape of their heads and the applications they are used for.
The tools needed to install stainless steel button head bolts depend on the type of drive the bolts have. Most commonly, stainless steel button head bolts have an Allen (hexagonal) drive, so you would need an Allen wrench or hex key of the appropriate size for installation.
Here are the tools you might need depending on the drive type:
Allen (Hexagonal) Drive: Allen wrench or hex key of the appropriate size.
Phillips Drive: Phillips screwdriver of the appropriate size.
Torx (Star) Drive: Torx screwdriver or bit of the appropriate size.
Slotted Drive: Flathead screwdriver of the appropriate size.
Additionally, if you are installing the bolt into a material that has not been pre-drilled or threaded, you may also need:
Drill: To make a hole for the bolt if the material has not been pre-drilled.
Tap: To thread the hole if the material is not pre-threaded and the bolt is being installed into a threaded hole.
Thread Gauge: To ensure the threads of the hole match the threads of the bolt.
Check out our recent article ‘Stainless Steel Sheet Metal: A Helpful Guide’ for a deeper dive into all things stainless sheeting. Our goal for our blogs and help guides is to answer as many questions as possible to help to explain the possibilities of mesh to our customers.
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