# What size is 5/16 screw?

What size is 5/16 screw?

## What size is 5/16 screw?

Wood Screw Diameters

Decimal Nearest Fractional Measurement
#16 .268″ 17/64″
#18 .294″ 19/64″
#20 .320″ 5/16″

## What size is 5m screw?

Metric clearance and tapping drill hole sizes.

Size Clearance Hole mm Tapping Drill (std Pitch)
M5 5.5 4.2 mm
M6 6.5 5.0 mm
M8 9 6.75 mm
M10 11 8.5 mm

What size drill bit do I need for a 5/16 screw?

Screw Size Screw Threads per Inch Drill Bit Size
#12 24 3/16″
1/4″ 14 7/32″
5/16″ 12 I
3/8″ 12 21/64″

How do you read screw sizes in inches?

In the Unified Thread Standard (UTS) system, manufacturers list the diameter size as a number between 0 and 10, with 0 being the smallest and 10 being the largest. Screws larger than a #10 have a diameter listed directly in inches. For example, on a #4-40 UNC-3A x . 5 screw, #4 represents the diameter.

### How wide is an M5 screw?

Table 3.

Metric Closest Inch
M4-0.7 8-36 (Larger)
M5-0.8 10-32 (Smaller)
M6-1.0 1/4-28 (Larger)
M7-1.0 1/4-28 (Smaller)

### What do M sizes mean?

M means medium, which translates roughly to women’s size 8 to 10. Chest: 35½ to 37½” (90 to 95 cm) Waist: 27 to 28″ (68.5 to 71 cm) Hips: 38 to 39″ (96.5 to 99 cm)

What drill bit is closest to 5 16?

5/16 converts to 10/32. Assuming your bit set is that granular, the next larger size is 11/32, and the next smallest size is 9/32.

What size hole do I need for a 5/16 tap?

What Size Drill Bit for 5/16″ Tap? The best overall size drill bit for the 5/16″-18 tap is 17/64″ drill bit, which corresponds to an F drill bit.