Male vs Female Screws

Put simply, Males screw Females... This isn't us trying to be clever - it's the screw industry!

Male screw types, screw into Female screw holes.

Do you want to screw our product into your fitting? If yes - You want our product to have a male screw

Do you want to screw your fitting into our product? If yes - You want our product to have a female screw.

See images below for an example - please forgive us for using an old product design


Female Screw hole - requires an adapter with male screw.


Male adapter- this can be screwed into a Female screw hole


Male adapter-screwed into female hole


Male screw - requires an adapter with a female screw.


Female adapter- a Male screw can be screwed into this.


Female adapter- attached to male screw