The role played by surface coating systems on thread-tapping screws

Thread-tapping screws are in frequent use, particularly in lightweight construction. To ensure process reliability during assembly and to create a reliable component, at the design stage of the fastening – besides the actual design of the screw – the surface coating system must also be precisely defined.

Thread-tapping screws are screws that form their thread as they are screwed into a pre-drilled or cast corehole, by chiplessly creating a specially shaped threaded end.

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