50mm Bugle Screws
50mm Bugle Screw selection:
You'll find many types of 50mm length bugle screws in this category. There is two main types of bugle screw. A bugle head has a wider less aggressive countersink than a standard screw so they do not break the paper on plasterboard when installed and grab into soft timbers better.
The two main types of bugle screws are the gyprock or plasterboard style screws, mostly in a 6g or 7g size in yellow zinc plate. They are generally used for fastening plasterboard or gyprock sheeting to timber and steel frames, or as a general purpose screw for a whole host of applications. The 14g bugle batten screws are usually used as a more structural type screw and are only available in 14 gauge with a minimum starting length of 35mm.
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What are 50mm Bugle Screws Used For?
50mm bugle screws in the plasterboard style are used a huge variety of applications. They can be used for screwing plasterboard sheeting onto steel and timber frames. They are also frequently used as a standard multi purpose wood screw, or screwed directly into thin steel frames, especially by electricians. They perfectly fit wall plugs so are a great addition to any trades mans toolkit. On top of that they are extremely economical, which is mostly why they are so widely used, a box of bugle screws can be purchased for as low as $10 per 1000 and can fill a whole host of applications.
50mm bugle batten type screws are used more in structural type applications for fixing heavy duty timbers. They are extremely economical with a thick shank for heavy duty loads. All bugle batten style screws are 14 gauge with a 14mm wide bugle head, available in zinc plated, galvanised and stainless and all feature a 5mm hex driver.