Threaded inserts help strengthen plastic parts in which screws are installed and removed more than once, usually in thermoplastic or thermoset plastic. Most threaded inserts for plastics are made of brass because it provides a long thread life and secure fastening base, although other materials are also available. RAF provides threaded inserts in a variety of materials, styles, and sizes to meet the needs of different applications.
Thread specifications include UNC-2B and UNF-2B for inch threads and ISO-6H for metric threads.
RAF offers threaded inserts made from a range of materials including
- Stainless steel
- Free-machining steel