Some applications require special consideration, such as stress-prone or brittle, glass-filled thermoplastics, and for these cases Tappex® has developed special threaded inserts just to suit these more demanding of plastics.
These threaded inserts an be supplied either in brass or steel(s) for post-mould/press-in installation, typically into either machined or moulded plastics at ambient temperature, with heat applied.
If you have any questions or need some advice please feel free to get in touch.
Brass Insert for hard plasticsThreaded insert designed for cold press installation into hard and filled thermoplastic and thermoset plastic materials. Available as a Single and Double Ended brass insert.Product Details
Thread Forming Screws
Installed into drilled or moulded holes - wide variety of applicationsTappex TPX® thread forming screws are produced by cold forging from bar or wire-stock and therefore have excellent mechanical properties with minimum residual stress & hight strength...Product Details
Imperial thread sizesTappex can manufacture most Imperial thread sizes using the external features of the nearest metric equivalent product, so design information will be the same as listed. Popular sizes are available from stock; other sizes are...Product Details
Heat or Ultrasonic Installation into Thermoplastic MaterialsThe Dedsert® design includes two bands of helical knurling with left and right helix providing high performance than conventional thread inserts.Product Details
Variation on a Tappex Standard Part or designed entirely to your specificationIf there is not a standard Tappex insert, which suits your application, you may well find that there is already a 'Special' Tappex insert available that...Product Details