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MAG-FORM thread forming fasteners for magnesium die castings minimize debris generation in critical applications and solve problems often found in standard thread forming screws.

Standard thread-forming screws with a 60° flank angle create excess debris when driven into low-ductile materials. These standard screws can also exceed material ductility limits, causing damage to the formed threads. MAG-FORM solves these problems.

MAG-FORM screws are specifically designed with a broader flank angle to eliminate tapping operations while forming strong threads in conventional magnesium die-castings and similar materials. The design also minimizes debris, making MAG-FORM fasteners the optimal solution for critical applications such as electronics and air bag modules.

Fast Facts:

  • Lobular configuration
  • Wide-spaced thread design
  • Broad flank angle compresses, rather than roll-forms, threads into the mating material
  • Minimizes debris generation
  • Forms strong threads in materials with low ductility
  • Easily removed and reinserted for field service

Specifications:

  • Sizes: MG1.0 to MG16
  • Thread Design: Wide-spaced thread with broad flank angle
  • Head Design: Can be used with any external or internal head designs
  • Drive System: Can be used with all systems, including the TORX PLUS® Drive System
  • Finish: Zinc and chromate to minimize galvanic corrosion
 

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