Do you know the difference between countersunk head and pan head screws?
Sep 29,2022 /
are common fasteners in our lives and can be divided into various types according to the shape of the head, such as pan head Phillips screws and countersunk head Phillips screws. The head of the screw is flat and round, not only the shape is different, but also there are some differences in use, let's take a look at it together:
1. The load of the countersunk head screw is larger than that of the pan head screw.
2. The top of the countersunk head screw is flat, and the top of the pan head screw is spherical.
3. The tool used for tightening pan head Phillips screws is a type of screw, which is often referred to as a screwdriver, while the tool used for tightening countersunk head screws is an Allen wrench.
4. The cross-sectional image of the head of the countersunk head screw is a trapezoid, while the cross-sectional image of the head of the pan head screw is a semicircle.
5. Countersunk head screws are often used for fasteners of mechanical parts and mold templates, while pan head screws are usually used for fastening on mechanical chassis and casings or covers or components of household appliances.