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. 528-659
Mfr. Part No.25063
BrandRecoil
kr 75,45
1 Bag of 10
Bag(s)
M6 x 1 6.3mm -
RS Stock No. 175-0428
BrandRS PRO
kr 3,278
Each (In a Pack of 20)
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M3 x 0.5 - 6mm
RS Stock No. 244-8448
Mfr. Part No.23083
BrandRecoil
kr 94,87
1 Bag of 10
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1/2-13 UNC 13mm -
RS Stock No. 175-0418
BrandRS PRO
kr 2,644
Each (In a Pack of 20)
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M8 x 1.25 - 8mm
RS Stock No. 246-1132
Mfr. Part No.28123
BrandRecoil
kr 124,26
1 Bag of 10
Bag(s)
M23 x 1.5mm 12.5mm -
RS Stock No. 175-0414
BrandRS PRO
kr 2,065
Each (In a Pack of 20)
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M3 x 0.5 - 3mm
RS Stock No. 668-4667
Mfr. Part No.KNM6X1.0
BrandKeenserts
kr 366,66
1 Bag of 5
Bag(s)
M6 x 1 7.5mm -
RS Stock No. 175-0434
BrandRS PRO
kr 6,122
Each (In a Pack of 5)
Units
M12 x 1.75 - 24mm
RS Stock No. 175-0419
BrandRS PRO
kr 3,806
Each (In a Pack of 10)
Units
M10 x 1.5 - 10mm
RS Stock No. 668-4705
Mfr. Part No.KNHM6X1.0
BrandKeenserts
kr 387,60
1 Bag of 5
Bag(s)
M6 x 1 9.5mm -
RS Stock No. 470-828
Mfr. Part No.41890030003
BrandBöllhoff
kr 2,757
Each (In a Pack of 20)
Units
M3 x 0.5 3.2mm 3mm
RS Stock No. 244-8426
Mfr. Part No.23053
BrandRecoil
kr 45,96
1 Bag of 10
Bag(s)
5/16-18 UNC 8.3mm -
RS Stock No. 470-866
Mfr. Part No.41890250025
BrandBöllhoff
kr 3,697
Each (In a Pack of 20)
Units
M2.5 x 0.45 2.6mm 2.5mm
RS Stock No. 175-0415
BrandRS PRO
kr 2,065
Each (In a Pack of 20)
Units
M4 x 0.7 - 4mm
RS Stock No. 244-8410
Mfr. Part No.23043
BrandRecoil
kr 40,27
1 Bag of 10
Bag(s)
1/4-20 UNC 6.7mm -
RS Stock No. 175-0430
BrandRS PRO
kr 3,278
Each (In a Pack of 20)
Units
M5 x 0.8 - 10mm
RS Stock No. 470-973
Mfr. Part No.41890160024
BrandBöllhoff
kr 17,62
Each (In a Pack of 10)
Units
M16 x 2 16.5mm 24mm
RS Stock No. 175-0433
BrandRS PRO
kr 4,763
Each (In a Pack of 10)
Units
M10 x 1.5 - 20mm
RS Stock No. 668-4702
Mfr. Part No.KNHM10X1.5
BrandKeenserts
kr 293,10
1 Bag of 3
Bag(s)
M10 x 1.5 13.5mm -
RS Stock No. 470-985
Mfr. Part No.41890060006
BrandBöllhoff
kr 3,199
Each (In a Pack of 20)
Units
M6 x 1 6.3mm 6mm