# Which is smaller 5/16 or 8mm?

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being that there are only 0.04/16″ difference (that’s 0.0625mm difference), by calculation. So the 8mm will be a bit large on the 5/16″ fastener, the 5/16″ may be a bit small on the 8mm. With mfg tolerances for the fasteners, you can probably use either socket on either bolt.

Bolt Diameter Standard Metric
————- ——– ——
1/4″ 7/16″ 11mm
5/16″ 1/2″ 13mm
3/8″ 9/16″ 14mm
7/16″ 5/8″ 16mm

Moreover, What is the smallest wrench size?

What are the wrench sizes in order ? Standard American wrench sizes, from the largest to smallest and measured in inches, are 5/8, 19/32, 9/16, 1/2, 7/16, 3/8, 11/32, 5/16, 9/32, 1/4, 7/32, 3/16, 5/32 and 1/8. Wrenches are available in a set or individually.

Secondly, What are the standard socket sizes smallest to largest?

1/4″ Drive 3/8″ Drive 1/2″ Drive
———- ———- ———-
4mm 5.5mm 8mm
4.5mm 6mm 9mm
5mm 7mm 10mm
5.5mm 8mm 11mm

Simply so, What wrench size is smaller than 7 16?

Bolt Diameter Standard Metric
————- ——– ——
3/8″ 9/16″ 14mm
7/16″ 5/8″ 16mm
1/2″ 3/4″ 19mm
9/16″ 13/16″ 21mm

What is the smallest metric wrench size?

Bolt Diameter Wrench Size (Standard) Wrench Size (Metric)
————- ———————- ——————–
1/8″ 5/16″ 8mm
3/16″ 3/8″ 10mm
1/4″ 7/16″ 11mm
5/16″ 1/2″ 13mm

## 16 Related Question Answers Found

### Is m8 bigger than 5 16?

Metric Closest Inch
——– —————–
M8-1.25 5/16-18 (Smaller)
M10-1.5 3/8-16 (Smaller)
M12-1.75 1/2-13 (Larger)
M14-2.0 9/16-12 (Larger)

### What is bigger 5/16 or 3/8 or smaller?

Comparing fractions: Fractions can be compared when they have a common denominator. For instance, 5/16 inches and 3/8 inches are two measurements on a ruler. In order to compare the two fractions, they must have a common denominator, 16. 3/8 is larger than 5/16.

### What’s smaller than a 7/16 socket?

Bolt Diameter Standard Metric
————- ——– ——
3/8″ 9/16″ 14mm
7/16″ 5/8″ 16mm
1/2″ 3/4″ 19mm
9/16″ 13/16″ 21mm

### What are the 4 socket drive sizes?

These drive fittings come in four common sizes: ​1⁄4 inch, ​3⁄8 inch, ​1⁄2 inch, and ​3⁄4 inch (referred to as “drives”, as in “​3⁄8 drive”).

### What size is a 8mm?

MM Approximate Size In Inches Exact Size In Inches
—- ————————– ——————–
8mm 5/16 Inch 0.31496 Inches
9mm Just short of 3/8 Inch 0.35433 Inches
10mm Little over 3/8 Inch 0.39370 Inches
11mm 7/16 Inch 0.43307 Inches

### What size is 8mm in gauges?

Gauge Inches Millimeters
—– —— ———–
2 – 6.5mm
0 – 8mm
00 – 10mm
– 7/16″ 11mm

### How do you read socket sizes?

Drive Hole indicates the size of the drive hole (also referred to as the “driver hole” or “square hole”), which determines the torque size of the driver tool you’ll need. For example, you’d use a ½-inch drive socket with a ½-inch drive ratchet. L indicates the overall socket length.

### What sizes do metric wrenches come in?

Metric Combination Wrenches (6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19) Standard Flare Nut Wrenches (3/8, 7/16, 1/2, 9/16, 5/8, 11/16, 3/4, 7/8) Note: Each wrench may combine two sizes. Metric Flare Nut Wrenches (9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17) Note: Each wrench may combine two sizes.

### What size is 7/8 in MM?

This means 7/8 inches is the same as 22.225 millimeters.

### Is m8 bigger than m10?

The M8 will measure about 8 mm in diameter, more likely, just a touch undersize, (. 31496″) The M10, about 10 mm in diameter, (. 3937″) and the M12 about 12 mm in diameter, (. 4724″).

### Which is bigger m8 or m10?

Metric Closest Inch
——– —————–
M8-1.25 5/16-18 (Smaller)
M10-1.5 3/8-16 (Smaller)
M12-1.75 1/2-13 (Larger)
M14-2.0 9/16-12 (Larger)

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