Essential Definition: What Is a Coil Thread Insert?

In the past, we have written about rivet nut threaded inserts as an elegant way to add a threaded fastener to soft substrates. However, there is more than one way to repair a stripped tap hole or add a strong, lasting threaded insert to soft materials. Coil thread inserts provide a strong threaded wall that can be used in virtually any type of hole to accommodate a bolt or threaded fastener.

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Top Specialty Fasteners to Keep Your Eye on in 2020

It’s a new decade, and as we enter 2020, there are new products and trends emerging in every industry, including fasteners. Although you may not think of industrial fasteners as an innovative business, there are some trends worth noting and some specialty fasteners of which you should be aware.

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Essential Definition: What Is a Rivet Nut Threaded Insert?

There are many occasions when you encounter material that is either too thin or too soft to accommodate a conventional tapped hole, or a tapped hole that has stripped. Rivet nut threaded inserts solve the problem quite elegantly, but you need to understand what type of threaded insert is best for a particular job.

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6 Recommendations for Vibration Resistant Fasteners

Traditional fasteners loosen under vibration. No matter how hard you tighten them, nuts and bolts will loosen with time if they are subjected to regular shaking. In order to solve the problem, engineers developed new types of vibration-resistant fasteners, so today you have a variety of fastener types from which to choose.

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Look to Goebel for High Quality Blind Rivets, Rivet Nuts and Installation Tools

Goebel Fasteners Inc. is one of the leading makers of threaded inserts and tools. Bay Supply has been an authorized distributor of Goebel threaded inserts and tools for more than a year, and we wanted to share some of the specifics about Goebel threaded inserts and tools so you can see why they are becoming popular.

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High-Quality Threaded Inserts from AVK

When you are shopping for threaded inserts, remember that all fastener manufacturers are not the same. You need inserts that are easy to install and durable and that won’t create issues whether you are using them on the assembly line or for shop and repair work. Over the years, we have worked with a variety of threaded insert makers, and we have found AVK Industrial Products to be one of the best.

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6 Applications for Threaded Inserts

Threaded inserts are some of the most versatile fasteners ever invented. They can be used in virtually any material to create a strong join that can accept a bolt or screw, they can be made of various materials, and they have come into common use in a wide range of industries and applications.

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Reviewing the Different Types of Threaded Inserts Available

Threaded inserts are one of the most versatile types of fasteners available, partly because they are available in so many different types and materials. When you need to create a lasting bond in a thin, soft, or brittle material, threaded inserts are your best option.

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How to Choose the Right Threaded Insert for the Job

Whenever you are working with fasteners, you want to be sure you have a strong, durable rivet or bolt that is suited to the job. Blind threaded inserts are among the most versatile types of fasteners, and there are thousands of types from which to choose. Choosing the right threaded insert depends on the nature of the materials you are working with and the application.

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