Brass Moulding Inserts
These are solid Thread Inserts are widely used, most common is their usage in plastics at the moulding stage. They are used in many moulding processes. Injection Moulding, Compression, GRP, Extrusion Blow Moulding etc. Inserts can either be incorporated at the time of the moulding process, or be inserted as a post moulding operation.
These Press fit inserts are pressed into a component shortly after it has been molded. While the plastic is still warm and pliable, the insert is pushed into the part. When the plastic cools, the insert becomes fixed in place.
Brass is the most common insert material. It has excellent machining capabilities and does not require any post treatment. Both of which contribute to lower cost than other materials.
These inserts primarily have straight knurling although Diamond knurling is also used.
These are wire thread inserts from BAER, Germany, made from austenitic chromium nickel steel (stainless steel AISI 304) with a material tensile strength of at least 1400 N/mm².
The wire is swaged in cold form during production to a rhombic cross section ensuring performance and maximum space utilisation… Read More
BaerFix are self tapping inserts from BAER, Germany, that are designed to cut their own threads as they are being driven into a drilled hole (self tapping).
This provides a secure and high strength anchor in the parent material. BaerFix inserts do not require special tools for tapping. BaerFix is typically used for thread repair and thread reinforcement… Read More
There are specialised inserts available for use in Wood. Click on the names for detailed information.
Wood Insert D-Nut
Type I Insert Nut