This SAE Part Standard covers selected inch dimensioned set screws manufactured in accordance with American Society for Mechanical Engineers dimensional standards. This SAE standard covers material most often used in ship systems and equipment but its use may be applied wherever fasteners of the covered materials are used. This standard permits the fasteners to be identified and ordered by a part identification number (PIN) as defined in this document.
Added Definition of terms used. Added Ni-Cr-Mo-Cb Alloy 625 (Inconel) and Copper Alloy (Brass) 260 materials. Added a caution note on black oxide coated brass. Revised Zinc/Aluminum coating to designate either clear sealer or pigmented topcoat. Corrected thread fit classes for set screws to ASME B18.6.2. Redefined manufacturing and testing requirements for set screws in Section 3. Added statement about potential hazardous materials.