Tapping screw connections - Guideline values for core hole diameters and use
|Publication Date:||1 April 2016|
|ICS Code (Bolts, screws, studs):||21.060.10|
This standard specifies requirements for tapping screw connections with screw thread as specified in DIN EN ISO 1478. It covers the connection of tapping screws with metals of a strength as given in this standard, and not with plastic components. For use of tapping screws to connect austenitic chromium nickel steel, see 6.3.
The usage of type R tapping screws according to DIN EN ISO 1478 (with a rounded end) shall be preferred.