# Question: What Size Is A M6 Bolt?

## What is m6 thread size?

The “M” designation for metric screws indicates the nominal outer diameter of the screw thread, in millimetres (e.g., an M6 screw has a nominal outer diameter of 6 millimetres)..

## What is an m6 bolt in inches?

Tap sizeBasic major dia (mm)Basic major dia (inch)M3.5 x 0.63,5mm.1378M4 x 0.74mm.1575M5 x 0.85mm.1969M6 x 16mm.236224 more rows

## What size bolt is a 15mm head?

Size ChartBolt sizeSizeTolerance15mm15.055/16″BSW15.297/16″UNF5/8″15.9216mm16.0537 more rows

## What does m8 1.25 mean?

For metric fasteners, you will see a M8 x 1.25 or an M8 x 1. For thread pitch, the distance between two points is the second number meaning the higher the number the fewer threads there are. This means the M8 x 1.25 is the coarse threading and the M8 x 1 is the fine thread.

## What size is a 14mm bolt?

Size ChartBolt sizeSizeTolerance5/16″UNF1/2″13.00M813mm13.301/4″BSW13.6414mm14.3537 more rows

## What size is a m6 bolt head?

Nominal SizeThrd Dia.Head HeightM3 x 0.53.00003.0000M4 x 0.74.00004.0000M5 x 0.85.00005.0000M6 x 16.00006.000011 more rows

## What size bolt takes a 12mm wrench?

Metric Shoulder Bolt DimensionsShoulder Diameter (A)Thread (C)Allen Wrench Size8mm6mm x 1.04mm10mm8mm x 1.255mm12mm10mm x 1.56mm16mm12mm x 1.758mm3 more rows

## Is m8 8mm?

All dimensions of the bolt (and nut) are a parameter of its basic diameter. The “M8” refers to an approximation of the major diameter of the thread of 8mm – actually slightly less, like 7.9, as the sharp edges are rounded off.

## What is equivalent to m6?

Body Size MetricNearest Imperial Equivalent SizeM4-8-36M5-10-32M6-1/4-28M8-5/16-184 more rows

## What are standard bolt sizes?

Typically, machine bolt sizes range from 1/4″ to 1 1/4″ for square heads and 3/8″ to 1 3/4″ in diameter for hex heads, and lengths span from about 3/4″ to 18″ for square and 6 1/2″ to 24″ for hex heads. Measure length from under the head to the threaded end of the bolt.

## What size is a m8 bolt head?

Nominal SizeThrd Dia.Head HeightM6 x 16.00006.0000M8 x 1.258.00008.0000M10 x 1.510.000010.0000M12 x 1.7512.000012.000011 more rows

## Is an m6 bolt 6mm?

M6 refers to a metric 6mm screw. The outside diameter of the threads is 6mm. … M6 screws are commonly used by HP. You can identify an M6 screw by measuring the diameter with a ruler at slightly more than 7/32″ (0.228″).

## Is #6 the same as m6?

You can identify an M6 screw by measuring the diameter with a ruler. It’ll be 6 mm, or slightly more than 7/32 inches (0.228″).

## What does M stand for in bolt sizes?

The “M” designation for metric screws indicates the nominal outer diameter of the screw thread, in millimetres (e.g., an M6 screw has a nominal outer diameter of 6 millimetres).

## How do bolt sizes work?

To measure the diameter of screws and bolts, you measure the distance from the outer thread on one side to the outer thread on the other side. This is called the major diameter and will usually be the proper size of the bolt.

## Which is bigger m6 or m8?

The size of a metric screw or bolt is specified as diameter, pitch and length, in millimeters (millimeters is abbreviated “mm”). For nuts, size will appear as diameter and pitch….Table 3.MetricClosest InchM6-1.01/4-28 (Larger)M7-1.01/4-28 (Smaller)M8-1.255/16-18 (Smaller)M10-1.53/8-16 (Smaller)16 more rows