With excellent corrosion resistance and high strength, 316 Stainless Steel socket set screws are the ideal screws for the toughest jobs.

316 Stainless Steel can withstand harsh environments including being exposed to fresh water and sea water, chloride corrosion and other chemicals such as sulfuric, phosphoric and acetic acids. This results in 316 Stainless Steel having better corrosion resistance than 300 series Stainless Steel.

316 Stainless Steel contains more nickel than 304 stainless steel and molybdenum has been added with the following resulting properties.

316 stainless steel socket set screw316 Stainless Steel Characteristics:

  • Corrosion resistance
  • High strength
  • Good creep resistance while exposed to subzero temperatures
  • Low carbon content to avoid carbide precipitation in welding applications


  • Chemical
  • Food
  • Paper
  • Mining
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Petroleum

KD Fasteners Inc.’s 316 Stainless Steel socket set screws come headless with a drive on top.

Drive Options:

  • Socket
  • 6-lobe
  • Slotted
  • Square drives (Roberson)

Socket set screws are available in a large variety of points. These include:

  • Cup
  • Oval
  • Flat
  • Full dog
  • Half dog
  • Nylon tip
  • Brass top
  • Cone point
  • Knurled cup point

We carry a full line of 316 Stainless Steel socket set screws. They are available in sizes 0-80 to 2 inches. We can also supply special orders ranging from short runs to large runs of thousands of pieces.

KD Fasteners, Inc.’s 316 Stainless Steel socket set screws are made in the United States. Contact us today by calling 1-800-736-5014 or filling out our contact form.