Socket Cap Screws are like the big brother to Set Screws, only much similar to the usual screws with a head. Socket Cap Screws are also known as the Allen Cap Screws because one would need an Allen key to fasten it.
Socket Cap Screws are also categorized in the machine screw section because of their features. These screws are made to fasten on either large or small mechanical parts.
Socket Cap Screws are also to fasten an object within another. Some of the more general Socket Cap Screw heads are the Allen cap, flat, and button.
With the Allen cap and button head, the customer can easily locate and fasten the Socket Cap Screw in tight areas, such as a computer.
The flat head can create a flushed surface after the Socket Cap Screw has been fastened.
As mentioned before, Socket Cap Screws are a part of the machine screw family. This means fully fine threaded with no sharp points, so that it does not damage other materials when fastened.
Some of the more common type of finish is the zinc and black oxide coating to resist corrosion. Socket Cap Screws are also made in stainless steel or other materials to fit more stringent environmental needs.