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## What is 32 TPI used for?

Hacksaws are used for hand sawing metals. The frame is adjustable to take blades of different length. The blades can be easily replaced when worn. Flexible, High Carbon Steel blades are used for gen- eral work on mild steel and non-ferrous metals.

## What does BSF thread mean?

British Standard Fine

## How do you convert pitch to TPI?

If you need to know the threads per inch of a metric fastener, first convert pitch from millimeters to inches (multiply by 0.03937), then divide 1 by that number.

## What is the TPI of 1/2 20 thread?

Bolt Size Threads Per Inch (TPI)
3/8″ 16 24
7/16″ 14 20
1/2″ 13 20

## What thread is 8 TPI?

8 TPI ( threads per inch)

Size Threads per Inch Major Outside Diameter
1.3/4″ 8 1.750″
1-7/8″ 8 1.875″
2″ 8 2.000″
2-1/4″ 8 2.250″

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## What does #8 32 mean?

What size is 8 32 screw?

Screw O.D. Free Fit
4-40 0.1120 30
5-40 0.125 28 (9/64)
6-32 0.1380 25
8-32 0.1640 16

## Why is it called a 6-32 screw?

The “6” is the size of the screw – technically it’s a “#6″ (that’s “number six”) machine screw. The “32” is the thread pitch – notated in threads per inch. So an M10-1.25 screw is 10mm in diameter, and there is 1.25mm between the threads.

## Is #6 the same as M6?

M6 threads are 6mm metric screws. The standard metric rack screw is called M6 x 1. The ‘M’ means it’s metric. The ‘6’ is the outside diameter measured in millimeters, and the ‘1’ is the distance between adjacent threads, also in millimeters.