316 Stainless Steel Socket Head Cap Screws
The strongest of all the head styles, 316 stainless steel socket head cap bolts and screws utilize their unique socket head design to withstand elevated levels of torque, providing a tighter hold. 316 SS socket head cap screws are perfect for small space applications where there is little to no room to utilize a wrench or socket. The socket head cap screw’s 316 stainless steel construction provides increased strength, advanced durability, and premium corrosion resistance.
At Fastener Solutions, we offer our 316 stainless steel socket head cap screws in a wide range of sizes and dimensions. Contact us for more information regarding 316 SS head cap screws, or call us at 866-463-2910 and we will gladly answer your specific 316 stainless steel socket head cap screw questions.
We do not currently stock 316L stainless steel fasteners for online purchasing. If you are interested in ordering 316L stainless steel fasteners, please contact us or request a quote to discuss your project’s needs.
316 SS Socket Head Cap Screw Applications
Socket head cap screws are ideal for applications that require extremely tight holds in areas that provide little to no room for tightening and loosening. Fastening Solution’s SS SHC screws provide high-end serviceability in the following types of applications:
- Die fixturing
- Technical equipment
316 Stainless Steel Socket Head Cap Screw Advantages
- Ideal for limited access applications
- Superior weight reduction
- Safer and more reliable than standard fasteners
- Economically viable
316 Stainless Steel Material Qualities
When compared to 304 stainless steel, 316 stainless steel provides increased corrosion resistance and strength. Stainless steel 316’s creep resistance is also improved when exposed to subzero temperatures. Some of the additional advantages that 316 stainless steel offers include:
- Advanced resistance to corrosive chemicals
- Positive strength-to-weight ratio
- Increased hindrance to cracking & pitting
- Superior chloride obstruction
- Enhanced aesthetic value