OVAL HEAD WOOD SCREW SIZES

Oval head wood screw sizes and dimensions are shown in the following charts according to ANSI B18.6.1-1981 standard for slotted, Phillips, Frearson and Pozidriv drives.

The oval head (also referred to as "oval countersunk head") is a type of wood screw and shall have a rounded top surface and a conical bearing surface with a head angle of approximately 82 deg.

The designation of oval head wood screws shall be in following format: Nominal size; product name, including head style and driving provision; material; and finish. Ex: 6 x 5/8 Slotted Oval Countersunk Head Wood Screw, Steel

- Standard lengths of wood screws are given below.

Nominal Screw Length Nominal Length Increment Tolerance on Length
Plus Minus
Up to 5/8 in., incl 1/8 0 0.03
Over 5/8 to 1 in., incl 1/8 0 0.05
Over 1 to 1 1/2 in., incl 1/4 0 0.05
Over 1 1/2 to 2 3/4 in., incl 1/4 0 0.06
Over 2 3/4 in 1/2 0 0.09


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Dimensions of Slotted Oval Countersunk Head Wood Screws
Dimensions of Slotted Oval Countersunk Head Wood Screws
Nominal
Size
Head
Diameter
Head
Height
Total
Head
Height
Slot
Width
Slot
Depth
Fillet
Radius
Number Decimal Amax Amin Href Omax Omin Jmax Jmin Tmax Tmin Rmax
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Dimensions of Phillips (Type I Cross) Recessed Oval Countersunk Head Wood Screws
Dimensions of Phillips (Type I Cross) Recessed Oval Countersunk Head Wood Screws
Nominal
Size
Head
Diameter
Head
Height
Total Head Height Recess
Diameter
Recess
Depth
Recess Width Driver Size Recess Penetration Gaging Depth Fillet
Radius
Number Decimal Amax Amin Href Omax Omin Mmax Mmin Tmax Tmin Nmin Max Min Rmax
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Dimensions of Pozidriv (Type IA Cross) Recessed Oval Countersunk Head Wood Screws
Dimensions of Pozidriv (Type IA Cross) Recessed Oval Countersunk Head Wood
Nominal
Size
Head
Diameter
Head
Height
Total Head Height Recess
Diameter
Recess
Depth
Recess Width Driver Size Recess Penetration Gaging Depth Fillet
Radius
Number Decimal Amax Amin Href Omax Omin Mmax Mmin Tmax Tmin Nmin Max Min Rmax
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Dimensions of Frearson (Type II Cross Recessed) Oval Countersunk Head Wood Screws
Dimensions of Frearson (Type II Cross Recessed) Oval Countersunk Head Wood Screws
Nominal
Size
Head
Diameter
Head
Height
Total Head Height Recess
Diameter
Recess
Depth
Recess Width Driver Size Recess Penetration Gaging Depth Fillet
Radius
Number Decimal Amax Amin Href Omax Omin Mmax Mmin Tmax Tmin Nmin Max Min Rmax
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Wood Screw Sizes Wood screw sizes and thread dimensions according to ANSI B18.6.1-1981 standard.

Reference:
  • ANSI B18.6.1 - 1981, Wood Screws (INCH SERIES)