6 Lobe TX countersunk head machine screws similar to Din 7985, also know as Torx® screws have a 6 lobular recess and is driven using a mating wrench or insert bit from TX5 to TX55. This makes these screws much more efficient than the slotted screw products and even the hex socket drive screws as it has more resistance to cam out and can be used with power drivers enabling faster use and higher torque to be achieved.
The 6 Lobe Drive was mainly used in the automotive industry due to the reduced cam out and greater torque achievable, this has later been super-seeded by the improved 5-Lobe (TorxPlus®) drive, which restriction of driver bits.
6 Lobe Tx countersunk head machine screws to are available in size from M1.6 to M8 with other diameters and lengths available upon request.
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We also offer 6 Lobe (Torx®) screws in UNC, UNF, self drilling, thread forming and self tapping form as well as other machine threads. Please call with your requirements and we will quote accordingly.