Tappex Products - Thread Forming Screws

Thread Forming Screws

Installed into drilled or moulded holes - wide variety of applications. Tappex TPX® thread forming screws are produced by cold forging from bar or wire-stock and therefore have excellent mechanical properties with minimum residual stress & high strength suitable for installation into thermoplastics.

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Tappex Products - Anti Creep

Anti-Creep Spacers / Compression Limiters

Cold press fit or Moulded-in to suit the application. Anti-creep spacers are designed to provide reinforced clearance holes for bolts to pass through a plastic moulding, and thus allow metal-to-metal clamping forces to be applied to an assembly without over-stressing the plastic.

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Tappex MultiPip a case hardened steel headed spacer for assembly into plastic moulding


The Tappex MultiPip™, a case hardened steel headed spacer with a zinc nickel trivalent passivate, for assembly into plastic moulding. Designed to retain joint tension for fasteners in thermoplastics and thermosetting plastics to provide a strong and reliable spacer allowing increased clamping forces to be applied to the fastening without over-stressing the parent material and so reducing plastic creep.

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