- adj. pertaining to something that can advance when turned, while creating its own thread.
“For ex, someone installed an appliance for us the other day and said he had used a "self-tapping screw".”
“We used a black #1 flathead self-tapping screw made out of a material that currently escapes our memory.”
“So much for the self-tapping tape and doorknob cover on Ladyship #2's bedroom door.”
“We need control software to drive the machine, but that's pretty low level and we can do that ourselves, we need cheap chips, electric motors, and a few other mechanical components like self-tapping screws that are so plentiful and low-cost already that it's not worth bothering to try to replace them initially.”
“Carriage bolts: 16 x 2in (to bolt the wheels to the angle aluminium) MAIN BOARD: 2 X sheets of 2ft X 3ft 7-PLY sheets screwed together with 30mm self-tapping screws.”
“The case parts interlock and are secured by two self-tapping screws.”
“The case parts interlock and are secured by just two self-tapping screws.”
“The B-pillar is bonded to the alloy sill members and hydroformed extruded roof rail using self-tapping fasteners.”
“Compared with previously used standard self-tapping screws, Flowform screws are said to have considerably higher pullout and preload forces, as well as higher overtorque values.”
“Tekbox enclosures consist of the top and base mouldings, which are fitted together with a deep tongue-and-groove feature and four self-tapping screws.”
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