Hex cap screws can be used when looking for outdoor applications or a stronger bolt. The name hex cap screw and hex bolt are commonly interchanged. A common feature on a hex cap screw is a washer surface directly under the head which creates a better seal.
- An alternative for using them without nuts is to install them directly into a compatible internally threaded hole
- A hex cap screw is actually manufactured with tighter tolerances and can be used anywhere a hex bolt is used
- Thread type SAE
- Stainless steel