Hex Bolts, A307 Grade A, Plain, Low Carbon (inch)

Hex Bolts, A307 Grade A, Plain, Low Carbon (inch)
Grade A, A307 hex bolts are externally threaded fasteners made of carbon steel. Hex bolts noted as plain, are steel fasteners without additional surface treatment or plating.  Although they may have an oil residue, they are not corrosion resistant and are susceptible to rust over time.

Hex bolts fall under The American Society of Mechanical Engineers’ (ASME) standard category “Bolts, Studs and Threaded Rod”.  These bolts are fully threaded or partially threaded depending on the length with a six sided, hexagonal head.  
The ASME standard covers hex bolt dimensional specifications designated by ASME B18.2.1.  The chemical and mechanical specifications included in ASME B18.2.1 are governed by The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) and American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM).  

Hex Bolt Specifications

  • ASME B18.2.1 - Bolt, Stud and Threaded Rod Dimensions
Body Diameter (E)
Bolt Length (L)
Head Height (H)
Radius of Fillet (R)
Thread Length (LT)
Transition Thread Length (Y)
Width Across Flats (F)
Width Across Corners (G)

  • ASTM A307 Grade A - Carbon steel bolts and studs, 60,000 PSI tensile strength

How to Designate Bolts

Product Name:  Hex Bolt
Specification Standard:  ASME B18.2.1
Nominal Size (basic diameter):  1/2 or 0.500
Threads per Inch:  13
Length:  1.000
Material (specification and type where applicable):  ASTM A307
Grade:  A
Finish / Plating:  Plain

          Hex Bolt, ASME B18.2.1, 1/2-13x1.000, ASTM A307, Grade A, Steel Plain

For more information on hex bolts or for assistance in selecting the correct bolt for your application, please contact AALL AMERICAN Fasteners at 877-791-4426.

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