Question: What Size Bolt Is M8?

What is a 10mm bolt in standard?

Standard / Metric Wrench Conversion ChartBolt DiameterStandardMetric1/8″5/16″8mm3/16″3/8″10mm1/4″7/16″11mm5/16″1/2″13mm39 more rows.

What drill bit size is m8 bolt?

Metric ThreadsThreadDrill size for tapping standard metric threadsClearance holeM43.34.5M54.25.5M656.6M86.8920 more rows

Is an m8 bolt 8mm?

M8 is the designation for a metric (M) sized bolt or screw that is 8mm (8) in diameter. This is roughly equivalent to a 5/16 bolt or screw.

What is M in bolt size?

The “M” designation for metric screws indicates the nominal outer diameter of the screw thread, in millimetres (e.g., an M6 screw has a nominal outer diameter of 6 millimetres).

What size bolt has a 12mm head?

Metric Shoulder Bolt DimensionsShoulder Diameter (A)Thread (C)Head Diameter (E)8mm6mm x 1.013mm10mm8mm x 1.2516mm12mm10mm x 1.518mm16mm12mm x 1.7524mm3 more rows

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.

What are standard bolt sizes?

Typically, machine bolt sizes range from 1/4″ to 1 1/4″ for square heads and 3/8″ to 1 3/4″ in diameter for hex heads, and lengths span from about 3/4″ to 18″ for square and 6 1/2″ to 24″ for hex heads. Measure length from under the head to the threaded end of the bolt.

What does m8 1.25 bolt mean?

For metric fasteners, you will see a M8 x 1.25 or an M8 x 1. For thread pitch, the distance between two points is the second number meaning the higher the number the fewer threads there are. This means the M8 x 1.25 is the coarse threading and the M8 x 1 is the fine thread.

What does m8 mean on a bolt?

about 8 mmThe M8 will measure about 8 mm in diameter, more likely, just a touch undersize, (. 31496″) The M10, about 10 mm in diameter, (. 3937″) and the M12 about 12 mm in diameter, (. 4724″). The “M” designates the bolt is Metric and the number after the M indicates the size.

What size is a m8 bolt head?

Size ChartBolt sizeSizeTolerance3/16″BSW11.5412mm12.305/16″UNF1/2″13.00M813mm13.3037 more rows

What size is an m8 bolt in inches?

Tap sizeBasic major dia (mm)Basic major dia (inch)M4 x 0.74mm.1575M5 x 0.85mm.1969M6 x 16mm.2362M8 x 1.258mm.315024 more rows

What size is a 6mm drill bit?

Metric Tap and Drill Bit Size TableTapMetric DrillUS Drill5mm x 0.84.3mm-6mm x 1.05.2mm-7mm x 1.06.1mm15/64″8mm x 1.256.9mm17/64″13 more rows

What size drill bit do I need for a m10 Rawl Bolt?

SpecificationBolt Size mmM10Drill Diameter mm16mmFixing Thickness mm10mmGaugeM8Hole Depth mm65mm6 more rows