Helically-wound thread repair universally accepted and most cost-effective method of thread repair
Manufactured from precision cold-formed 18-8 (Type 304) stainless steel
Kits contain tap, inserts, installation tool, tang removal tool (select kits) and instructions, packaged in a sturdy and convenient storage box
Inserts compensate for pitch and angle errors and share the load over more of the thread for stronger assemblies
Tensile strength of at least 200,000 PSI
Wide effective temperature range: 275°F to +774°F (170°C to +412°C)
Fix-A-Thred® Insert Installation Instructions
Drill to clear out the damaged thread (if necessary).
Thread insert tap supplied. Tap thread should match up with bolt.
Wind insert in with light downward pressure until 1/4 to 1/2 turn below surface, driving tang towards bottom of the hole.
Remove tool and sit back on top of tang. Tap down sharply. Do not try to twist tang off. For large fine threads, use long nose pliers and pull tang out.
To insure proper installation of inserts, always use the correct and corresponding tools.
CAUTION: Any cutting tool may break or shatter under improper use. Government regulations require use of safety glasses and other appropriate safety equipment at all times in the vicinity of use.
|53792||Fix-A-Thred® Wire Thread Insert, 5/16-24||15|
|61343||Fix-A-Thred® Hand Tap, 5/16-24||1|
|53759||Fix-A-Thred® Installation Tool||1|