Standard Thread vs. Metric Thread

Standard Thread Pitch vs. Metric Thread Pitch:  The Explanation Whenever you have fasteners that are secured by threading, you are going to have an extra measurement (the thread pitch) tacked behind the diameter measurement. Examples are ¼-20, ½-13, ½-20 for standard fasteners;  and M6-1.0, M8-1.25 and M8-1.0 for metric fasteners. Thread pitch is a measurement […]