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6mm x 50mm Lag Eye Screw

$1.12$1,033.33 Inc GST

Lag Eye Screws
Lag Eye Screw Dimensional Diagram

6mm x 50mm Lag Eye Screw

$1.12$1,033.33 Inc GST

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6mm x 50mm Lag Eye Screw (or Lag Screw Eyes)  have a MUCH smaller head and are more streamlined. They match the look of our Mini Eye Bolts for a sophisticated architectural look.  Mini refers to the size of the head/eye of the screw. The 60mm x 50mm Lag Eye Screws are formed to work with either a manually or a hydraulically swaged terminal end on the wire run. Terminal ends can be either loops or pinned fittings. Firstly, loops are formed with a thimble and a swage. Secondly, Pinned fittings such as a Swage Fork have pins that pass through the eye.

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Dimensions: D = ~ 5.9mm; D2 = ~ 6.5mm; L = ~ 32mm; L1 = ~ 40mm; L2 = ~ 50mm

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Usage: 6mm x 50mm Lag Eye Screws screw into the posts or uprights directly.  They also serve as the fastening points that anchor a run of balustrading wire into a post.  To make the job easier, try our ‘6mm Lag Eye Screw Driver’ Simply put, IT ROCKS – saves your wrists, speeds up the install and demonstrates a bit of ingenuity. Choose a shorter Lag Eye Screw for attachment into either pine or hardwood. There is more than enough bite and you avoid the possibility of torqueing off a longer screw into hard timber. Choosing a longer length is only appropriate in special circumstances.

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Quality: All Low Cost Wire products meet our strict ISO Quality Standards. Firstly, our products achieve the optimal balance between high tensile strength, fatigue resistance, abrasion resistance, and structural stability. Secondly, that long experience with wire rope manufacturing enables the design and manufacture of aesthetically beautiful and functional products. Finally, our products have a special treatment for bright and smooth surface of wire and cable to deliver a truly top-shelf, long lasting product that will look new for ages…

Usage Tips

  • Eye Screw fittings are attachment points that do not attach directly to wire rope. They are designed to attach to a flat or round substrate. They are strongest when the fasteners are under a tension load.
  • Wire rope passed through a screw eye in a loop, should be 'protected' by a thimble. The thimble acts to distribute the load and prevent the wire being pulled through a radius that is tighter/smaller than is recommended. These fittings are designed to work with open turnbuckles, closed turnbuckles, manually swaged fittings, and hydraulically swaged terminals.
  • The whole screw is actually more like 50mm in length from tip to tail. Reference to the 40mm length refers to the thread length. A longer Lag Eye Screw is also avilable - a 6mm x 75mm.

Installation Considerations

Longer Lag Eye Screws work best in situations where you need to

  • go into concrete (and you need the extra length/bite for use with a standard Plastic Plug); or
  • go through render or siding before you hit an anchoring stud; or
  • if you want the 'eye' to protrude (visibly) from your attachment post.

In application, the 50mm length is ideal for fastening to a common corner post as the screws are very robust/strong (use a 3mm pilot hole) and because of the length, they will NOT collide in a 90mm x 90mm corner post (this is the most common
size of timber posts).  And contrary to popular belief, the 75mm length is NOT stronger - in fact it is more likely to torque off in hardwood.  So unless you know you need the extra depth or clearance - we strongly recommend the shorter of the two 6mm Lag Eye Screws.


Pack Size

Single, 10 Pack, 100 Pack, 1000 Pack


6mm Lag




Stainless Steel


AISI G316 (Marine)

Attachment Substrate

Concrete, TImber

Attachment Style

Eye Screw


D = ~ 5.9mm
D2 = ~ 6.5mm
L = ~ 32mm
L1 = ~ 40mm
L2 = ~ 50mm

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