Pan Phillips screws are a type of screw characterized by their head shape and drive style. The head of a pan Phillips screw has a flat, rounded top with a cross-shaped indentation in the center, known as a Phillips drive. This drive style requires a Phillips screwdriver, which has a corresponding cross-shaped tip, to install or remove the screw. Pan Phillips screws are commonly used in a variety of applications, including woodworking, furniture assembly, electronics, and general construction. They are known for their ease of use with power tools and manual screwdrivers, as the Phillips drive design helps prevent the screwdriver from slipping out of the screw head during installation.