Hex Drive Inserts for Wood
|Flush Hex Drive Insert|
|Flanged Hex Drive Insert|
Generically referred to as Type D (flanged) or Type E (flush) insert nuts, E-Z LOK’s hex drive inserts provide sturdy machine threads in soft woods. These hex drives are an ideal solution for any application where assembly or disassembly could lead to thread erosion or stripping.
E-Z LOK’s Hex Drive Inserts
Our hex drive threaded inserts feature broad external threads that provide exceptional holding power in materials like pine, composition board, MDF, and plywood. We offer hex drives with internal thread sizes ranging from #8 to 3/8-16, plus M6 and M8. Die-cast from a durable zinc alloy, E-Z LOK hex drive inserts install quickly with an Allen wrench or optional drive tool.
Hex Drives at A Glance
- Inexpensive solution for reinforcing threads in soft woods
- Install with Allen wrench or optional drive tool
- Inch or metric threads available
- Flush and flanged designs available
- Multiple lengths available
View our online catalog for full hex drive specifications.
Important Note: Hole size requirements may vary depending on a number of factors, including material and tools. We recommend that you test your particular application for hex drive compatibility prior to ordering. Contact us for free samples.
Ideal for Soft Wood Materials
Inexpensive and easy to use, E-Z LOK’s hex drive threaded inserts are ideal for use in ready-to-assemble furniture, drawer pulls, display cases, crating… anywhere a threaded fastener is installed in soft wood.
Our hex drive inserts are available in flush and flanged designs. Flush hex drives can be used for below-surface installation or on curves. Flanged hex drives provide a precise depth during installation.
E-Z LOK hex drive threaded inserts are available with internal thread sizes from #8 to 3/8, as well as M6 and M8. Most sizes are available in a variety of lengths to meet the needs of your unique application. Request a quote on the hex drives you need, or contact us to learn more.