# Frequent question: What size is a 3/16 bolt?

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## What bolt size is 3 16?

US Machine Screw Diameters

Decimal Nearest Fractional
#6 0.138″ 9/64″
#8 0.164″ 5/32″
#10 0.190″ 3/16″

## Do they make a 3/16 bolt?

Everbilt3/16 in. -24 x 1-1/2 in. Zinc Eye Bolt.

## Is a number 10 screw the same as 3 16?

the answer is no 3/16 is . 1875 and 10 is . 190 not much differance but a little the system for numbers is base size .

## What size screw fits a 3/16 hole?

Wood Screw Pilot Hole Sizes

Screw Size Hard Wood Soft Wood
Tapered Bit Tapered Bit
#8 11/64″ 5/32″
#9 3/16″ 11/64″
#10 13/64″ 3/16″

## What are bolt sizes?

To measure the diameter of screws and bolts, you measure the distance from the outer thread on one side to the outer thread on the other side. This is called the major diameter and will usually be the proper size of the bolt.

## What size is M3 thread?

ISO Metric Machine Screw Thread Dimensions

M3 3.0 0.50
M3.5 3.5 0.60
M4 4.0 0.70
M4.5 4.5 0.75
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## Is #6 the same as M6?

The standard metric rack screw is called M6 x 1. The ‘M’ means it’s metric. The ‘6’ is the outside diameter measured in millimeters, and the ‘1’ is the distance between adjacent threads, also in millimeters. … You can identify an M6 screw by measuring the diameter with a ruler.

## What are the machine screws?

Machine screws are uniformly threaded screws of ¼ inch nominal diameter or less that are designed to be threaded into uniformly threaded nuts or threaded holes in the parts they are intended to fasten. Machine screws are available in a wide array of configurations, materials, driver head types and sizes.

## What is an 8 32 bolt?

8-32: 0.1640 or 41/250 in diameter; 32 threads per inch.

## What’s the difference between #8 and #10 screws?

Larger gauge numbers indicate screws with thicker shafts. While utility screws are typically #8 or #10 gauge, steel wood screws are available in a much wider selection of gauge diameters.

## How much bigger should a hole be than a bolt?

Select a drill bit 1/32 inch larger than the bolt diameter for a tight fit hole or a drill bit 1/16 inch greater than the bolt diameter for a loose fitting hole.

## How do I know what size hole I need for a screw?

Measure the length of the shank and the length of the entire screw, not counting the taper at the tip. If it’s a flat-head screw, include the thickness of the head in both measurements; otherwise begin the measurement below the head. These measurements will be the depth of the pilot hole and shank hole.

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## What size bolt fits a 3/8 hole?

For a 3/8″ bolt the hole should be 1/2″ or 5/8″ diameter.