Key Locking Wire Thread Inserts
Keys inserts provide high strength and reliability and are designed to provide high resistance to rotation
and pull-out loads.
After installation into the tapped hole, the locking keys on each Keys inserts are driven down through the
threads of the parent material, locking the insert firmly and permanently in place.
Features & Benefits:
Can be used in virtually any material including aluminum, cast iron, steel & plastics
Positive mechanical lock against rotation
High strength and flexibility provides maximum pull out strength
Easy installation and removal, can be installed using standard drills and taps.
However, Keys inserts installation kits are also available if needed
No prewinder tool required
Impossible to cross-thread during installation
No tang break off needed
How to use:
1.Drill out material between keys and internal tread with standard drill to specified depth
(refer to charts for proper dimensions )
2 Deflect keys inward and break off.
3.Remove insert using a drill-out E-Z Out ,or similar type tool
4.Same size replacement insert may be installed in the original hole