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Minimum engagement length of a bolt

  1. Feb 14, 2015 #1
    Hey guys.
    Could anyone give me an what the criteria for minimum engagement length of a bolt is?
    The bolt I'm using is M10x1.

    Thanks!
     
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  3. Feb 14, 2015 #2

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  4. Feb 14, 2015 #3
    Thanks! I read this one
    Only thing is, do I just take the pitch in per inch or do I use Imperial units for the entire formula?
     
  5. Feb 14, 2015 #4

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    Without knowing more about the derivation of this formula, the safest approach would be to use all Imperial units and then convert the resulting length back into mm or cm.
     
  6. Feb 14, 2015 #5
    Ok mate! Thanks a lot :smile:
     
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