Self Tapping & Taptite alternative screws

Screw Drive Types

Common to Orbital Fasteners
Pozi Drive Type
Pozi

Pozi is an improved version of the Phillips screw drive. It’s less likely to cam out, which allows greater torque to be applied.

Slot Drive Type
Slot

The slot screw drive has a single slot in the fastener head and is driven by flat head screwdriver.

Phillips Drive Type
Phillips

Most common of all screw drive types. Driven by a Phillips or cross head screwdriver. Prone to cam-out under increased torque.

Torx Drive Type
Torx

Torx is designed to allow increased torque transfer from the driver to the bit compared to other drive systems.

Screw Head Styles

Common to Orbital Fasteners
Countersunk Screw
Countersunk

Most common usage is on screw products where a flush fit is required on the surface.

Raised Countersunk Screw
Raised Countersunk

Most often associated with screw products in exposed applications.

Pan Screw
Pan

Predominantly used on screw products where a flat bearing surface is required where a countersunk is not required.

Cheese Screw
Cheese

Less popular than pan, but again gives a deeper slot capability, is most commonly seen on machine screws.

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