Carbon steel inserts, stainless steel inserts and solid inserts.
Solid, one-piece construction providing high pull-out strengths.
Locking “keys” provide a positive mechanical lock against rotation of the insert.
Easy installation and removal.
Installation with standard drills and taps.
No pre-winder tools required.
No tangs to break off and account for in the assembly.
For use in a wide variety of materials.
Both metric and imperial sizes available in coarse and fine pitches.
Select desired threaded insert, and from the product data table identify the installation drill and tap sizes (note the drill is slightly oversized deliberately). Drill with standard tap drill as per product data table, and countersink with standard 82-100º countersink.
Tap new threads with standard tap – as specified in product data table.
Screw in the insert until it is 0.254 to 0.762mm (0.010 to 0.030 inch) below the surface.
Drive keys down with several hammer taps on the installation tool – see product data table for correct tool.
Insert is installed.
Wixroyd threaded inserts, if required, can be removed without damage to the parent/surrounding material, follow these steps.
1. Refer to the product data table of the installed threaded insert and identify the drill size and drill depth required for removal. Drill out the material between the insert keys and the internal thread to specifi ed depth.
2. Bend the locking keys inward and break off. 3. Remove the old insert using a screw extractor or similar. 4. Install a replacement insert into the original tapped hole as per installation instruction above.
Automotion Components Ltd
Alexia House Glenmore Business Park Portfield Works Chichester, PO19 7BJ (UK)