Monthly Archives: November 2015

Difference between Self Tapping Screw & Self Drilling Screw

How do self drilling screws work? Self–tapping screws come with a sharp, piercing tip or a flat, blunt tip. The sharp-tipped screws are designed for drilling their own hole into softer materials such as wood and plastic so they don’t need a pilot hole. The advantage of the flat-tipped screw is that it won’t get stuck in the material and break off. […]