Socket screws have a cylindrical head and an internal hex drive. They are used when externally wrenched fasteners are not practical because of a lack of space. Socket screws are tightened using an Allan or Hex key. Discover everything you need to know in our socket screws guide.
RS offer an extensive range of high-quality threaded fixings with standard metric threads and UNC (Unified National Coarse) threads.
Our socket screws are available in a range of materials to suit every application and environment. They include;
Socket screws are found in a wide range of applications and industries. Machinery can often be found to have socket screws in their construction along with many industrial and engineering applications. Socket screws can provide a high level of torque and are easy to install or remove with both a manual allen or hex key or with an allen or hex bit in an electric screwdriver or drill.