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Screw Strength

Discussion in 'Electrical Engineering' started by Key Bored, May 18, 2004.

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  1. Key Bored

    Key Bored Guest

    Hi All,

    Anyone know what is the tensile or pullout strength of a #8-32 screw used to
    secure fixtures to overhead outlet boxes? There are two screws holding the
    bracket to the outlet box. Is this size safe, or do I need #10-32? Is
    there a table of tensile strengths of screws available on the web?

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