A self-tapping screw is a screw that can tap its own hole as it is driven into the intended material. These are different from traditional screws as they tap their own threads when screwed into either plastic, wood or metal.
Phillips(Cross Recessed) self-tapping
Cross recess H (Phillips) according to ISO 4757
- The Phillips cross recessed head is the world’s most widely used system.
- Has a conventional cruciform recess with all walls inclined, the end of the screwdriver having trapezoid webs.
- The general dimensions are given in the product information of the respective catalogue group.