Thread Repair Inserts

Threaded inserts are formed from high quality stainless steel wire with a diamond shaped cross section, wound to the shape of a spring thread. They provide a permanent and wear resistant thread in the parent material that is generally stronger than the original thread. The inserts are designed to be greater in diameter than the tapped hole and compress as they are installed.


How do they work?

Drill
• Drill to clear out the damaged thread id required
Tap
• Use a thread insert tap to match the size the of the bolt
Install
• Wind insert in with light downward pressure until 1/4 to 1/2 turn below the surface, driving tang towards the bottom of the hole.
Remove Tang
• Remove tool and sit back on top of tang. Tap down sharply. Do not try to twist tang off. For sparkplug and large fine thread inserts, use long nose pliers and pull tang out.

What are the key features?
• Size
• Thread length
• Locking torque

What different types are there?

• Free running inserts which provide a standard female thread
• Locking inserts which provide a locking function for the female thread when the fasteners installed

Which application would you use it?

• Automotive
• Industrial Electronics
• Consumer Electronics
• Aerospace – Avionics, Engines, Airframe
• Ship Building
• Defence
• Power Generation
• Transport

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RS Stock No. 291-896
Mfr. Part No.25043
BrandRecoil
HK$39.47
1 Bag of 10
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M4 x 0.7 4.2mm -
RS Stock No. 528-643
Mfr. Part No.25053
BrandRecoil
HK$52.18
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M5 x 0.8 5.2mm -
RS Stock No. 291-903
Mfr. Part No.25163
BrandRecoil
HK$127.24
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M16 x 2 16.5mm -
RS Stock No. 528-659
Mfr. Part No.25063
BrandRecoil
HK$47.19
1 Bag of 10
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M6 x 1 6.3mm -
RS Stock No. 291-880
Mfr. Part No.25033
BrandRecoil
HK$50.23
1 Bag of 10
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M3 x 0.5 3.2mm -
RS Stock No. 528-665
Mfr. Part No.25083
BrandRecoil
HK$60.12
1 Bag of 10
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M8 x 1.25 8.3mm -
RS Stock No. 528-671
Mfr. Part No.25103
BrandRecoil
HK$89.20
1 Bag of 10
Bag(s)
M10 x 1.5 10.4mm 15mm
RS Stock No. 528-687
Mfr. Part No.25123
BrandRecoil
HK$118.05
1 Bag of 10
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M12 x 1.75 12.5mm -
RS Stock No. 471-017
Mfr. Part No.41890050005
BrandBöllhoff
HK$1.891
Each (In a Pack of 20)
units
M5 x 0.8 5.2mm 5mm
RS Stock No. 175-0415
BrandRS PRO
HK$2.014
Each (In a Pack of 20)
units
M4 x 0.7 - 4mm
RS Stock No. 291-919
Mfr. Part No.25203
BrandRecoil
HK$330.81
1 Bag of 10
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M20 x 2.5 20.75mm 30mm
RS Stock No. 175-0431
BrandRS PRO
HK$2.891
Each (In a Pack of 20)
units
M6 x 1 - 12mm
RS Stock No. 668-4676
Mfr. Part No.KNM8X1.25
BrandKeenserts
HK$310.37
1 Bag of 5
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M8 x 1.25 9.5mm -
RS Stock No. 175-0416
BrandRS PRO
HK$1.817
Each (In a Pack of 20)
units
M5 x 0.8 - 5mm
RS Stock No. 470-828
Mfr. Part No.41890030003
BrandBöllhoff
HK$2.081
Each (In a Pack of 20)
units
M3 x 0.5 3.2mm 3mm
RS Stock No. 668-4667
Mfr. Part No.KNM6X1.0
BrandKeenserts
HK$279.02
1 Bag of 5
Bag(s)
M6 x 1 7.5mm -
RS Stock No. 175-0419
BrandRS PRO
HK$3.368
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
M10 x 1.5 - 10mm
RS Stock No. 470-884
Mfr. Part No.41890120012
BrandBöllhoff
HK$2.977
Each (In a Pack of 10)
units
M12 x 1.75 12.5mm 12mm
RS Stock No. 175-0432
BrandRS PRO
HK$3.472
Each (In a Pack of 20)
units
M8 x 1.25 - 16mm
RS Stock No. 668-4702
Mfr. Part No.KNHM10X1.5
BrandKeenserts
HK$252.60
1 Bag of 3
Bag(s)
M10 x 1.5 13.5mm -
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