What bolt size is M12?

What bolt size is M12?

Metric clearance and tapping drill hole sizes.

Size Clearance Hole mm Tapping Drill (std Pitch)
M8 9 6.75 mm
M10 11 8.5 mm
M12 14 10.25 mm
M16 18 14 mm

What does M12 screw mean?

The first half (M12), is the size measurement (metric) taken across the outside diameter of the thread (which in this case is 12mm). The second half is the thread pitch, which is the measurement of threads/inch (which in this case is 1.75).

What is a M16 bolt?

Metric bolts are made fractionally under their stated size, for instance an M16 bolt will have a shank diameter of typically 15.97mm. This means that a 16mm bolt will fit through a 16mm hole but to allow for misalignment between parts it is common practice to drill bolt holes slightly larger.

What is M12 in standard?

Table 3.

Metric Closest Inch
M10-1.5 3/8-16 (Smaller)
M12-1.75 1/2-13 (Larger)
M14-2.0 9/16-12 (Larger)
M16-2.0 5/8-11 (Smaller)

What size is a #12 bolt?

The number “12” is used as a size designator with no numerical meaning. “24” references the 24 threads per inch. You can identify a 12-24 screw by measuring the diameter with a ruler at slightly less than 7/32 inches (5.6mm).

What is M12 inches?

Tap size Basic major dia (mm) Basic major dia (inch)
M10 x 1.25 10mm .3937
M12 x 1.75 12mm .4724
M12 x 1.25 12mm .4724
M14 x 2 14mm .5512

What is the difference between M12 and 12mm?

M12 is a 12mm diameter thread. You have to be sure the thread pitch measured in threads per millimeter (1.5 here) is the same as what u need.

How big is an M12 nut?

M12 Hexagon Nuts (DIN 934) – Marine Stainless Steel (A4) Technical Specification

Finish Natural
Nut Width A/F (J) 19mm
Nut Width A/P (P) 21.85mm
Thread Pitch 1.75mm
Thread Size M12 (12mm)