HEX SOCKET DIMENSIONS



Hex socket dimensions are shown in the following chart according to ASME B18.3-2003 standard.

Some important notes from the ASME B18.3-2003:

- Following dimensions of sockets apply before plating.

- Sockets up to and including 1 in. nominal size shall be checked with the hexagon socket gages and gaging specified in Appendix of ASME B18.3.



Calculator:

INPUT PARAMETERS
Nominal socket size

 


Dimensions of Hex Sockets
RESULTS
Parameter Symbol Value Unit
Nominal Socket Size (Frac.) --- --- ---
Nominal Socket Size (Dec.) --- in
Socket Width
Across Flats [J]
Jmax ---
Jmin ---



Supplements:



Link Usage
Socket Head Cap Screws Dimensions Shows dimensions of a selected ASME (inch series) hexagon and spline socket head cap screw.
Button Head Socket Cap Screws Dimensions Shows dimensions of a selected ASME (inch series) hexagon and spline socket button head cap screw.

Reference:
  • ASME B18.3-2003, Socket Cap, Shoulder, Set Screws, Hex, and Spline Keys