Control of Tappex 3rd generation heat installation machine
Tappex 3rd generation heat installation machine
Tappex 3rd generation heat installation machine

The Tappex 3rd generation heat installation machine

The Tappex® Generation 3 Heat Inserter is designed to allow quick, easy and repeatable installation of a range of Tappex threaded inserts – Multisert®, Microbarb®, Dedsert® and Suresert® female and male inserts.

The machine is sold as standard with a single heater cartridge fitted but is capable of installing up to 4 inserts at multiple heights at one time with additional cartridges fitted. This is application specific and there will be design work / additional machining required; please contact us for details and costing.

Key features:

  • Switched operator and setter modes.
  • Secure, lockable setting enclosure.
  • Installation Speed Control.
  • Depth verification Indicator light.
  • Variable Temperature up to 400 C.
  • Adjustable Stop position.
  • Operation handle suitable for left and /or right hand operation.
  • Complete with 3 standard heat tips to suit Tappex inserts, selected at time of order.
  • Removable power lead with 2 or 3 pin plug fitted. (Customer to specify at time of order.)
  • Machinable base plate and top plate for jigs and fixtures.
  • Twin mounting columns for increased stability.
  • Maximum working height with tip removed 220 mm. (Standard tips protrude approximately 25 mm.)
  • Work Area of 210mm x 300mm illuminated by dual LED lighting.
  • Stroke length – 70 mm
  • Rugged Construction.
  • Voltage 110 – 230V AC 50 – 60Hz.
  • Output 400W, up to 4 off Max. 1600W.
  • CE certified ; EMC – EN61000-6-4: 2007 + A1: 2001. Electrical safety –
    EN61010 – 1 : 2010 + A1 : 2019
  • EA Producer registration number WEE/BJ0065TW.

Part number 074/HIE/GEN3

If you have any further questions, or would like to discuss your requirements with us further, please give us a call on +44 (0) 1789 206 600 or email us at

Video demonstrations of the Tappex Heat Installation Machine