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<R20> Certain non-VEX fasteners are allowed. (Clarification of heed types).


14777W
20-Jun-2023

<R20> Current content of first item (a): #4, #6, #8, M3, M3.5, or M4 screws up to 2.5” (63.5mm) long. Add/clarify that all types are permissible. Thought this seems obvious, flat heads are likely very important in the plastics, and should be called out: ADD: Head styles permitted include: Hex, pan, flat, round, oval, truss, socket and button. Drive types permitted include: Phillips, slotted, Ferson, Pozidriv, hex (aka, allen), square and star (aka, Torx). Washers permitted include: SAE, USS and Fender washers. Materials permitted include: Zinc-plated steel, Stainless steel, Chrome and nickel plated steel, brass, bronze and alloy steel.

Great reference: https://www.boltdepot.com/fastener-information/Printable-Tools/Fastener-Basics.pdf

Answered by committee
23-Jun-2023

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