Stove bolts are constructed from sheet metal, have a slotted head. Stove bolts are sometimes referred to as a machine screw because they have a machine thread and round, flat or truss head. It may resemble a machine screw but usually having coarser threads and used for joining metal parts. These bolts got its name because they were originally used to fasten the metal portions of stoves together.
The head of the bolt is generally slotted for use with a standard or Phillips screwdriver. This bolt can be fastened with either a square or hex nut or in some cases, a lock washer.
304 Stainless Steel is the material used for this stove bolt. Type 304 Stainless steel is a T300 Series Stainless Steel austenitic. It has a minimum of 18% chromium and 8% nickel, combined with a maximum of 0.08% carbon. Knowing this, you may be confident that your 304 stainless steel stove bolt is corrosion-resistant.