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Application Torque – Thread Inserts for Plastics

  It is not always possible to apply the same tightening torque to a plastic assembly as a metallic one. Often there are good reasons why it might be required to but the majority of plastics are relatively weak and all suffer from creep to a greater or lesser degree. However in a carefully considered […]

Tappex Stocktaking Week 50

Tappex annual stock check/audit of finished goods due during late week 50 (typically 2-3 working days) with deliveries re-scheduled, unless by prior arrangement, to re-commence normally during week51.

Employment – Opportunities @ Tappex Thread Inserts ltd.

Current Vacancies include:-   1. Setter/Operators for Multi-Spindle Lathes (Machining) – morning & afternoon shift patterns to support our busy machine shop operations. 2. Apprenticeships – 3 year Manufacturing training schemes fully supported by the company with on/off the job training including scope to attend local technical college. In the 1st instance all applicants please […]

Tappex Thread Inserts – Coming to a US State near you!

Tappex have for many years supplied Threaded Inserts directly to a great number of OEM’s across the United States of America. Following the recent success story that was the NIFMSE (National Industry Fastener & Mill Supply Expo) in Las Vegas…   Tappex received a great deal of interest from many US based technical distributors. We are […]

Self Tapping Thread Inserts for plastics metals and composite materials

Tappex manufacture a range of threaded inserts for plastics, metals and composite materials. As part of our comprehensive product range we offer the Trisert 3 thread insert. Trisert 3 self tapping inserts are available in hardened steel and stainless steel (Grade 303 & Grade 316) and can be installed into a variety of materials, including […]

Have you ever wondered how it all started?…

A brief glimpse into the past, present and the future of Tappex Thread Inserts is now available to view in our new HD video… [wpvideo 1PDIYe2w] This stunning corporate video features aerial views of the beautiful town of Stratford Upon Avon and the Royal Shakespeare Theatre and also offers an overview of the creation and development […]

Tappex Company Video – NOW RELEASED!

NEW PR / Organisation 3 minute film (actually x2 versions with voiceover & with sub-titles instead) professionally crafted & edited. These films now available on our Tappex YouTube page. Here is our corporate video below:

Tappex Installation Videos – are now released on You Tube!

These new & updated installation videos demonstrate the tools themselves, installation methods & techniques: 1. 031 Series Hand Installation tools (M2 – M10; Unified variants also available); installing both Brass & Steel self-threading inserts into Nylon & Aluminium sample boards. 2. 074 HEAT Installation Tool; heat installed Tappex Brass Multiserts & Microbarbs in Thermastics. 3. […]

Latest News Update – Tappex Thread Insert – Exhibition Dates for the Diary …

Interplas 2014 – The British Plastics Show NEC ARENA  30th September – 2nd October 2014 inclusive.   Interplas – the UK’s leading plastics industry event – the only event to cover all of the manufacturing processes, technologies and services essential to the plastics sector. For over sixty years Interplas has been the show to present […]

Interplas 2014 – leading Industry event – Will you be there…?

Interplas Exhibition 2014- Stand Number G91 Tappex will be exhibiting at Interplas 2014 on 30th September to 2nd October. Interplas is the UK’s leading plastics industry event, covering all of the manufacturing processes, technologies and services essential to the plastics sector. Tappex® are a family owned organisation and the largest UK manufacturer of threaded insert fasteners […]

Latest blog post on Tappex self threading thread inserts for metal, plastics, composite materials and wood

Tappex® has acquired, since it was established in 1957, a comprehensive knowledge of the application requirements of threaded inserts fastening across global industries. In recent years, in particular,  our range of self-threading inserts have been progressively developed to include new products necessary to meet the demands of the metals processing industries and more critical customer […]

Brass Thread Inserts for Plastics

Tappex® has acquired for over 57 years comprehensive knowledge of the application requirements of Threaded Inserts fastening across global Plastics Industries. Our thread inserts have been designed for plastics installations in mind, have been extensively trialled and supplied for more than half a century to customers around the world, on land, sea, air & even in space applications. […]

Alcester Schools, Warwickshire, UK –

As a succesful international exporter of its own brand manufactured fasteners and metal stamped products , the Tappex Co’s. are in a unique position to talk to 15-18 yrs.pupils of Warwickshire schools about career opportunites locally;  and the significant contribution that UK manufacturers, like Tappex Thread Inserts Ltd & Pressavon Ltd make to the economy […]

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