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E-Z LOK™ Instructional Videos

Now that you’ve decided to use E-Z LOK™ threaded inserts for your metal, wood or plastic applications, you may have questions about how they are installed. Or maybe you just want a better understanding of STI taps, or the difference between thin wall and standard wall inserts. You can find all the answers laid out clearly and simply in the E-Z LOK™ instructional videos below. Check back for new information or contact us to learn more if one of your questions isn’t covered here.

3 Reasons to Use E-Z Lok Solid Wall Threaded Inserts

E-Z LOK solid wall threaded inserts are strong, easy to install, and self locking. Strong threads made easy. Check out this link for more details.

How to Install Coil Inserts from E-Z Lok

Quick, step-by-step instructions for installing coil (helical) thread repair inserts from E-Z Lok. Visit this link for more information regarding coil threaded inserts.

How to install E-Z Lok inserts

E-Z LOK solid wall threaded inserts for metal install with standard tools. No special tap or installation tool needed. See this link for further installation instructions.

Installing E-Z Lok Thin Wall Inserts Requires a Slightly Larger Drill

E-Z LOK Thin Wall inserts for metal require the use of a slightly larger drill than normally used with the corresponding tap. Get more information on thin wall inserts here.

Understanding STI Taps with E-Z Lok

STI taps cut a unique thread designed specifically for use with coil (helical) thread repair inserts. Check out this link for further details.

E-Z LOK Threaded Inserts for Wood

E-Z LOK threaded inserts for wood are ideal for applications where stripping or thread erosion is possible, Check out this link to learn more about threaded inserts for wood.

Installing Knife Thread Inserts for Hard Wood

E-Z LOK Knife Thread inserts are designed to put strong, machine threads in hard woods, like oak, maple, and cherry. This video details the quick and easy options for installing brass and stainless-steel Knife Thread inserts.

Installing Hex Drive Inserts for Soft Wood

Learn the process for installing easy to use Hex Drive threaded inserts from E-Z LOK. These inserts provide an ideal solution for putting machine threads in soft woods, like pine, MDF, composition board, and plywood.