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

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Female Screw hole - requires an adapter with male screw.

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

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Male adapter-screwed into female hole

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Male screw - requires an adapter with a female screw.

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

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Female adapter- attached to male screw