- (Of a screw) able to cut a thread in the material into which it is inserted.More example sentences
- Over wood framing you can fasten the siding using hand- or air-driven galvanized nails or wood screws, or use self-tapping screws for installation over metal studs.
- Attach rim joists to the outside of the beveled posts with two four-inch, self-tapping screws per joint.
- For lighter gauge sheet metal, there are also self-tapping screws available that don't require pre-drilling.
More definitions of self-tappingDefinition of self-tapping in:
- The US English dictionary