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E-Z LOK™ Threaded Insert for Metal - Standard Wall - 316 Stainless - 4-40 x 10-32

SKU: 316-004

E-Z LOK™ Threaded Insert for Metal - Standard Wall - 316 Stainless - 4-40 x 10-32

Strong Threads Made Easy

All solid construction E-Z LOK threaded inserts install with standard tools. No special drills...no special taps...no special installation tools.

E-Z LOK external threads are standard size and pitch to permit the use of standard drills and taps. E-Z LOKs can be installed with a screwdriver, bolt/jam nut (except IC series), or optional power drive tool.

E-Z LOKs will not back out or vibrate loose. Immediately upon installation, microencapsulated adhesive begins to set and the newly installed inserts are fastener-ready in 3-5 minutes.

The adhesive seals against liquids and gases to 6,000 psi when fully cured (72 hours).


  • Strong: screw machined out of solid steel for greater strength
  • Easy to Install: simply drill, tap, and thread in like an ordinary fastener
  • Standard OD Threads: permit the use of standard drills and taps
  • Self-locking – preapplied LOCTITE™ adhesive activates on installation
  • Vibration Resistant: adhesive secures the insert in place so it won’t back out
  • Seals against Liquids/Gases: to pressures of 6,000 psi.


Soft metals: aluminum, cast iron, magnesium, etc.


Unlike coil inserts, which require a special tap and installation tool, E-Z LOK™ (Solid Wall) threaded inserts for metal are installed using standard tools, and installation is as easy as 1-2-3. Simply drill the appropriately sized hole with a standard drill Tap the hole with a standard tap Turn in the E-Z LOK™ (Solid Wall) insert like an ordinary fastener with a screwdriver, bolt and jam nut, or an E-Z LOK™ drive tool. E-Z LOK™ (Solid Wall) threaded inserts are self-locking and open immediately upon installation. The pre-applied LOCTITE™ on the external threads sets immediately allowing for the newly installed insert to be fastener ready. E-Z LOK solid wall threaded inserts are typically installed with the slots up. The slots accommodate a screwdriver or E-Z LOK drive tool. When using a bolt and jam nuts for installation, the slotted end of the insert can be either up or down.


E-Z Lok P/N: 316-004
For Use in: Metal
Specific Material Use: N/A
Sub-Category: Standard Wall
Style: Solid Wall
Material: Steel - Stainless
System of Measurement: Inch
Internal Thread: 4-40
External Thread: 10-32
Installed Length: 0.25
Drill Size: 5/32
Tap Size: 10-32
Minimum Full Thread Depth: 0.28
Installation Tool P/N: 500-004

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