TFC Ltd. Datasheets for Threaded Inserts

Threaded inserts are blocks of material with a threaded hole that are pressed or molded into a part, usually made of a different material.
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Product Name Notes
Moulded-in Range (Hexagon Style) A hexagonal grooved insert offering an economic alternative to the more traditional round knurled insert. The hexagon size is typically 2mm larger than the thread size. Available in both blind...
Screw-in Die-cast Inserts A low cost screw-in insert for timber and plastics with hexagon drive. Material: Die-cast Zinc Alloy To specify: Use Part No e.g. SDF M5 13
Moulded-in Range (Round Style) A round, knurled and grooved insert, suitable for most applications and processes, giving an excellent uniform grip. Available in both blind and thru' styles. Material: Brass To specify: Type followed...
Press-in Inserts for Plastic A symmetrical insert, quick to install either cold, or by heat transfer. Material: Brass (-80) Finish: Self-colour To specify: Type - bolt size - length e.g. SAS - M3
Self-tapping Threaded Inserts Application: The ENSAT® S307/S308 series is designed to provide maximum pull-out strength and wear-resistant threads in aluminium, aluminium alloy, magnesium and mild steel. Three lateral cutting holes provide the means...
Ultrasonic Inserts For post moulding into thermoplastic materials these ultrasonic inserts provide strong wear-resistant threads. Can also be installed by heat transfer. Material: Brass (-80) Stainless steel (-50) To specify: Type -...
Symmetrical Inserts For post moulding into thermoplastic materials, where a symmetrical insert is required. Material: Brass To specify: Type followed by thread size e.g. SINS 29L M3.0
Heat Transfer or Cold Insertion Long For post-mounting into thermoplastic materials via heat transfer or cold press-in. Material: Brass To specify: Type followed by thread size e.g. SINS19-M3L
Heat Transfer or Cold Insertion Short For post-mounting into thermoplastic materials via heat transfer or cold press-in. Material: Brass To specify: Type followed by thread size e.g. SINS19-M3S
Headed Vaned Inserts
Vaned Inserts
For use in most plastics including thermosetting, providing high and consistent pull-out strength. Material: Brass Finish: Self-colour
Self-broaching Inserts For use in thermosetting plastics providing strong, wear-resistant threads. Installation is by simple press-in method. Material: Brass (-80) Finish: Self-colour To specify: Type - Thread size - Material e.g. S850-0030-80...
Blind Headed Inserts Headed inserts provide high levels of performance whilst offering a strong load-bearing surface. Material: Steel Finish: Zinc & yellow passivated, Aluminium (self-colour)
Symmetrical Heat-installed Inserts Heat-installed inserts for use in stress-sensitive materials Material: Brass (-80) To specify: Type - Thread size - Material e.g. M4 Brass - S863-0040-80 Note: Headed version available to special order...
Manual Heat Insert Driver Manual heat insert drivers are designed to install post-moulded brass inserts into thermoplastic by the heat transfer method. They offer a low cost and flexible solution to insert installation. Temperature...
Expansion Type Self-locking Inserts Provides a strong, wear-resistant and vibration-proof fastening in soft plastics, wood/fibre materials and composite materials. Material: Brass To specify: Use Part No as stated e.g. S822-0040-80
Precision Hardened Inserts Provides strong and wear-resistant screw connections in moulded or cast parts made of metal alloy. Suitable for through or blind holes. Material: Steel - hardened Finish: Zinc plated and yellow...
Semi-automatic Manual Inserter Semi-automatic manual inserters are designed to install post-moulded brass inserts into thermoplastic by the heat transfer method. They offer a low cost and flexible solution to insert installation. Inserts are...
Solid Compression Limiters Solid compression limiters provide a strong and reliable defence against the stresses caused by fastener torque. Installed by heat transfer or simple press-in. Material: Brass Finish: Self-colour Length & wall...
Blind Threaded Inserts, Half-hex Steel threaded inserts with reduced head and hexagonal shank giving a high degree of performance and resistance to turning. SHAS Material: Mild steel Finish: Zinc & yellow passivated SHASS Material:...
Blind Inserts, Serrated Steel threaded inserts with reduced head and knurled body providing added resistance to turning. Material: Mild steel Finish: Zinc & yellow passivated.
Blind Inserts, Countersunk The countersunk head of the SSFTS gives all the load bearing characteristics and performance of the headed insert whilst maintaining surface finish. Material: Steel Finish: Zinc & yellow passivated, Aluminium...
Blind Inserts, Thin Sheet Thin sheet inserts are ideal for light applications, providing deep reusable tapped holes. Material: SSPR - Mild steel SSPRS - 300 Series Stainless steel Finish: Zinc & yellow passivated Clear...
Self-tapping Insert Drivers To be used in a manual tap wrench. Tool 620 for use in a pillar drill with a reversible tapping attachment or tapping machine not pitch controlled. Tool 621 for...
Self-tapping Brass Inserts Type SINS10 - Thread-forming insert for ductile materials Type SINS13 - Thread-cutting insert for brittle materials Material: Brass To specify: Type followed by thread size, e.g. SINS13 M4