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17-4 PH Torx screws are made from a precipitation hardened stainless steel most known for its exceptional strength and its ability to maintain its mechanical properties to 600°F. Compared to 316 stainless steel, 17-4 PH Torx screws yield strength is up over 4 times greater. When compared to Duplex 2205 screws, the yield strength of 17-4 PH can be up to 2-½ times greater.

17-4 Torx screws are available in 8 different aged (precipitation hardened) conditions offering a variety of mechanical properties (see below). 

Resources: 17-4PH Torque Specs

17-4 PH Screw Types: 12 Point ScrewsButton Head Cap ScrewsFlat Head ScrewsHex Cap ScrewsPan Head ScrewsSet ScrewsSocket Head Cap ScrewsTorx Screws 


17-4 PH Torx Screw Features and Benefits

17-4 PH Torx screws are characterized by a 6-point star-shaped pattern, also called a star drive, spined socket or hexalobular (ISO 10664). Where Phillips heads were designed to cause the driver to cam-out (prevent overtightening), Torx screws were designed resist cam-out. This feature allows 17-4 PH Torx screws to provide increased torque as well as better torque transfer between driver and fasteners. This feature also helps to reduce wear on driver bits.

17-4 PH Torx Screw Advantages

  • Resistant to cam out (process by which a screwdriver slips out of the head)
  • 17-4 PH Torx screws are more difficult to strip
  • Increased tamper resistance as a star driver isn’t as common
  • Driver insert is less susceptible to damage when over torqued than Allen head

 


17-4PH Chemistry & Specifications

17-4PH Specifications: UNS S17400, AISI 630, ASTM A564-630, Werkstoff 1.4542, AMS 5604 Sheet, Strip and Plate, ASTM A 693 Plate

17 4 PH Chemistry


Common 17-4 Fastener:  Aged Conditions vs Tensile Strength

Tensiled Data vs Aged Condition

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