The Tappex range of installation tools includes: Heat Installer (074 HIV), FlexiArm® (035 series) , Production drivers (029) and Hand tools (030/031 series) which enable the installation of its threaded inserts by either heat press-in or self-tapping (threading) methods. These tools will suit a wide range of engineering plastics, laminates, woods & light-metal alloys. The Tappex FlexiArm® is particularly suitable for batch / medium-volume production operations, offered with a wide range of standard & special production drivers, and available with 1-3 pneumatic, torque-settable screwdrivers mounted onto the pantograph support-arms. Tappex made manual / hand-installation tool range meets the needs of R & D, maintenance and customers with low-volume of installed insert requirements. These tools are all fully compatible with the Tappex range of self-threading inserts: Foamserts®, Triserts® & Trisert-3s® and, for insertion with Heat: Multiserts®, Microbarbs® & Dedserts®.

Tappex Flexiarm


The Tappex FlexiArm® installation equipment consist of 1-3 individual pantograph arm(s) with a Desoutter pneumatic screwdriver(s) attached to each. The screwdriver can be specified with either manual or automatic reverse torque-clutch control and normally operates @ either...

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Tappex hand installation tools

Hand Installation Tools

Tappex have responded to market demands and developed a new and improved range of 031 Hand Installation Tools for use with the Trisert and Trisert-3 inserts in thread sizes from M2 to M10, these come complete with...

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A Tappex heat installer

Heat Inserter

The Tappex Heat Inserter has been specifically designed to provide reliable and efficient heat insertion of Multiserts in many thermoplastic applications. It is of rugged construction and features a variable feed-back temperature control to suit virtually all...

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