# What is the pitch of a 10-32 thread?

## What is the pitch of a 10-32 thread?

UNF – Unified National Fine Threads

Major Diameter (in) Threads per inch (tpi) Pitch (mm)
#6 – 40 40 0.635
#8 – 36 36 0.705
#10 – 32 32 0.794

What is a 164 32 thread?

Thread Code Comparison Chart

Common Industry Standard Alternate industry Standard PennEngineering Thread Code
#6 – 40 .138 – 40 640
#8 – 32 .164 – 32 832
#8 – 36 .164 – 36 836
#10 – 24 .190 – 24 024

What does code 32 mean for police?

10-32 = Gun / firearm. 10-33 = Emergency traffic follows, hold routine messages. 10-34 = Radio Frequency open (cancels the 10-33 message) 10-35 = Major crime alert.

### Are M5 and 10 32 interchangeable?

10-32 and M5 are almost identical. If you’re not putting much weight on the rails, you can force one into the other. It will result in minor damage to both the bolt and nut, but it works.

Is BSW the same as Whitworth?

The Whitworth thread was the world’s first national screw thread standard, devised and specified by Joseph Whitworth in 1841. The Whitworth thread system was later to be adopted as a British Standard to become British Standard Whitworth (BSW).

What size is 10-32 thread?

3/16″
10-32 Threads The number “10” is a size designator with no numerical meaning. The number “32” refers to 32 threads per inch. You can identify a 10-32 screw by measuring the diameter at exactly 3/16″ (4.76 mm).

#### What thread size is 6 32?

0.1380 inches
The #6-32 UNC is a UTS screw specifying a major thread diameter of #6 which is defined as 0.1380 inches (3.51 mm); and 32 tpi (threads per inch) which equates to a thread pitch of 0.031250 inches (0.7938 mm).

What size is a 6 32 screw?

A 6×32 is a machine screw (not for wood) with 32 threads per inch of it’s length, diameter of just under 1/8″ and is meant to thread into a metal nut or a tapped hole in metal. There are also 6 x 40, a finer 40 per inch twist.

Is M5 and 10-32 the same?

The thread shapes and angles are the same. The M5 has pitch diameter of 4.48mm and pitch of 0.8mm. The 10-32 has pitch diameter of 4.31mm and pitch of 0.79mm. A 10-32 bolt will thread into an M5 nut, but won’t hold.

## What does a 10-32 mean?

10-32 Threads The number “10” is used as a size designator and has no numerical meaning. “32” refers to the 32-thread pitch in threads per inch. You can identify a 10-32 screw by measuring the diameter with a ruler at exactly 3/16 inches (). 12-24 Threads.

What drill bit do I use for a 10-32 Tap?

To Tap This Size Screw Or Bolt: Use This Drill Bit: Decimal Inches
10-32 NF #21 .1590
5mm-0.90mm 4.2mm .1653
5mm-0.80mm 4.3mm .1693
12-24 NC #16 .1770

What is the diameter of a 10 screw?

American Screw Sizes

Size Nearest Fraction Inch
#6 9/64 0.13
#8 5/32 0.16
#10 3/16 0.19

### What is bigger a number 8 or number 10 screw?

Screws with a diameter smaller than 1/4″ have a nominal size indicated by a number (e.g. #8 or #10). 1/4″ and larger diameters are shown as inches. The term does not refer to the quality of the thread but rather to the frequency of threads per inch. “Fine” has more threads per inch than “coarse”.

What size hole do I drill for a 10-32 Tap?

US Tap and Drill Bit Size Table

Tap Fractional Drill Bit Number Drill Bit
#10-24 5/32″ 25
#10-32 5/32″ 21
#12-24 11/64″ 16
1/4″-20 13/64″ 7

What is the next size up from 10-32?

12-24
12-24 fasteners are slightly larger than 10-32 and have courser threads. The term 12-24 comes from the Unified and American Screw Threads for Bolts, Nuts, and Machine Screws standards published by ANSI B1. 1-1974. The number “12” is a size designator.