Threaded Inserts for Plastic


Whether you are working in thermoplastic or thermoset plastic, E-Z LOK offers a threaded insert with the superior holding power you need. All E-Z LOK threaded inserts for plastic are designed for post-molding installation. Installing inserts post molding reduces the costs of moldings, cuts reject waste caused by misaligned inserts and eliminates the need to “chase” threads after molding. In addition, these threaded inserts are an ideal solution for adding machine threads to parts created through 3D printing or additive manufacturing.

E-Z LOK threaded inserts for plastic are available with inch and metric internal threads and in brass or stainless steel.

Unlock Creativity & Precision With E-Z LOK Threaded Inserts for Plastic

Unlock the potential of your plastic projects like never before, as E-Z LOK premium threaded inserts for plastic revolutionize the way you approach plastic assemblies. Crafted for excellence, designed for versatility, and engineered for lasting connections, our threaded inserts for plastic are here to redefine your creative journey.

Threaded inserts for plastic, often referred to as plastic inserts, screw inserts for plastic, or metal inserts, are meticulously engineered hardware designed to fortify the connection points within plastic assemblies. These inserts provide a threaded anchor, allowing for secure fastening of screws, bolts, or other threaded components. Constructed from high-quality materials like brass, stainless steel, or aluminum, these inserts seamlessly integrate strength with versatility, transforming the potential of plastic projects across industries.

Frequently Asked Questions About Threaded Inserts for Plastic

We understand you may have some questions regarding our threaded inserts for plastic. To help you make a decision, we have compiled some of the most common questions we hear.

What Types of Plastic Can Threaded Inserts Be Used With?

Threaded inserts for plastic can be used in both thermoset plastics and thermoplastics; which include ABS, polycarbonate, acrylic, nylon,and many others. The versatility of these inserts ensures that they can be integrated into various plastic components, regardless of the specific type of plastic being used. This flexibility allows for a broad range of applications across different industries.

What Are Some Common Applications of Threaded Inserts for Plastic?

E-Z LOK threaded inserts for plastic can be found in applications across a multitude of industries, offering unprecedented strength and reliability for various projects.

  • Electronics and Enclosures: Securely fasten components within plastic enclosures, ensuring the integrity of sensitive electronic devices. These inserts provide stability, preventing stress on fragile components and enhancing the overall lifespan of electronics.
  • Automotive and Aerospace: In the world of mobility and flight, these screw inserts for plastic play a crucial role in assembling plastic components in vehicles, aircraft, and drones. They withstand vibrations, temperature fluctuations, and mechanical stress, maintaining a resilient connection even in challenging environments.
  • Consumer Goods: From household appliances to sporting equipment, threaded inserts for plastic offer the durability and load-bearing capabilities essential for everyday use. Elevate the quality of your products by ensuring secure connections that withstand the test of time.
  • Furniture and Decor: Craft stunning furniture pieces and decorative elements with ease and precision. Threaded inserts for plastic enable you to join plastic components with confidence, ensuring stability and durability in every joint.
  • Industrial and Manufacturing: Streamline production processes by incorporating threaded inserts into plastic components. Enhance the efficiency and reliability of machinery, tools, and manufacturing equipment, contributing to seamless operations.

How Are Threaded Inserts for Plastic Installed? Is It a Complicated Process?

Installing threaded inserts for plastic is a straightforward process that can be accomplished using various methods. Common installation methods include heat insertion, ultrasonic insertion, and press-fitting. Heat insertion involves heating the insert and pressing it into a hole that has been pre-drilled or molded, where it cools and creates a secure bond. Ultrasonic insertion uses high-frequency vibrations to melt the plastic and insert, fusing them together. Press-fitting involves mechanically pressing the insert into the hole

The method chosen depends on factors such as the type of plastic and the available equipment, but each method ensures a strong and reliable connection.

Discover the Future With E-Z LOK Screw Inserts for Plastic

When you are working on a project involving plastics, having the proper threaded inserts can take your work to a new level. Our specially-designed screw inserts for plastic offer a variety of benefits that ensure precision, strong connections, ease of installation, and long-lasting durability.

Enhanced Strength

E-Z LOK threaded inserts for plastic provide a secure anchoring point, minimizing the risk of stripped threads, pull-outs, or compromised connections.

Versatility in Design

Our screw inserts accommodate a wide range of plastic materials, including ABS, polycarbonate, acrylic, and more. This versatility empowers you to explore various design options, knowing that you have a reliable solution for securing plastic components.

Easy Installation

Experience a hassle-free installation process that saves you time and effort. By utilizing heat, ultrasonic, or press-in methods, you can effortlessly embed the threaded inserts into plastic components, achieving a seamless and robust connection.

Precision and Stability

Achieve precise alignment and uniformity in your projects. E-Z LOK threaded inserts for plastic enable consistent threading, resulting in professional-grade finishes and accurate assembly.

Corrosion Resistance

The choice of premium materials, such as stainless steel and brass inserts, ensures that our inserts are resistant to corrosion and environmental factors. This durability extends the lifespan of your projects, making them suitable for both indoor and outdoor applications.

Sustainability and Reusability

In a world focused on sustainability, E-Z LOK threaded inserts for plastic stand as a testament to responsible craftsmanship. Enjoy the ability to disassemble and reassemble your projects, showcasing an eco-conscious approach without compromising structural integrity.

Trust E-Z LOK for the Best Threaded Inserts for Plastic

Whether you're crafting electronics, designing consumer goods, or exploring automotive innovations, E-Z LOK threaded inserts for plastic are your gateway to enhanced strength and precision. Elevate your creative process with inserts designed to revolutionize your connections. Experience the ease of installation, the durability of materials, and the reliability of connections that stand the test of time. Unleash the potential of your plastic projects – explore E-Z LOK threaded inserts for plastic today and redefine what's possible in the world of craftsmanship. Your journey to empowered plastics starts now.

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