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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Description Price Thread Size Drill Size Thread Length
RS Stock No. 668-4673
Mfr. Part No.KNM12X1.75
BrandKeenserts
kr 345,63
1 Bag of 3
Bag(s)
M12 x 1.75 13.5mm -
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. 244-8460
Mfr. Part No.24043
BrandRecoil
kr 39,25
1 Bag of 10
Bag(s)
1/4-28 UNF 6.7mm -
RS Stock No. 668-4711
Mfr. Part No.KNHM12X1.75
BrandKeenserts
kr 380,97
1 Bag of 3
Bag(s)
M12 x 1.75 15.5mm -
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. 471-001
Mfr. Part No.41890040008
BrandBöllhoff
kr 3,261
Each (In a Pack of 20)
Units
M4 x 0.7 4.2mm 8mm
RS Stock No. 471-027
Mfr. Part No.41890050075
BrandBöllhoff
kr 3,327
Each (In a Pack of 20)
Units
M5 x 0.8 5.2mm 7.5mm
RS Stock No. 668-4663
Mfr. Part No.KNM5X0.8
BrandKeenserts
kr 344,96
1 Bag of 5
Bag(s)
M5 x 0.8 5.5mm -
RS Stock No. 668-4679
Mfr. Part No.KNM10X1.5
BrandKeenserts
kr 273,04
1 Bag of 3
Bag(s)
M10 x 1.5 11.5mm -
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
RS Stock No. 470-957
Mfr. Part No.41890100010
BrandBöllhoff
kr 5,029
Each (In a Pack of 10)
Units
M10 x 1.5 10.5mm 10mm
RS Stock No. 245-5698
Mfr. Part No.24053
BrandRecoil
kr 45,96
1 Bag of 10
Bag(s)
5/16-24 UNF 8.3mm -
RS Stock No. 246-1126
Mfr. Part No.27103
BrandRecoil
kr 78,30
1 Bag of 10
Bag(s)
M10 x 1.25 10.4mm -
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. 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. 528-687
Mfr. Part No.25123
BrandRecoil
kr 135,24
1 Bag of 10
Bag(s)
M12 x 1.75 12.5mm -
RS Stock No. 291-880
Mfr. Part No.25033
BrandRecoil
kr 59,36
1 Bag of 10
Bag(s)
M3 x 0.5 3.2mm -
RS Stock No. 244-8432
Mfr. Part No.23063
BrandRecoil
kr 59,96
1 Bag of 10
Bag(s)
3/8-16 UNC 9.9mm -
RS Stock No. 470-917
Mfr. Part No.41890080008
BrandBöllhoff
kr 3,83
Each (In a Pack of 10)
Units
M8 x 1.25 8.4mm 8mm
RS Stock No. 528-659
Mfr. Part No.25063
BrandRecoil
kr 75,45
1 Bag of 10
Bag(s)
M6 x 1 6.3mm -
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