Mold-in Inserts

MPZ – Molded Performance Zerts

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Features

  • Counterbore facilitates placement on mold locating pin, prevents entry of plastic, and aids start of mating fastener.
  • Blind end prevents ingress of plastic and contaminating threads.
  • No cut-off pip on blind end ensures smooth operation in automatic feeding equipment.
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General

Metric

Insert Thread Insert Thread Code L Insert Length Insert Length Code D Insert Diameter E C’bore Depth T Thread Depth Min. Locating Pin
G
+0.040
-0.020
H
+0.000
-0.025
J
+0.100
-0.100
K
+0.0125
-0.0125
M
Degrees Inclusive
N
M2 x 0.4 M2 5.50 5.50 3.40 1.00 3.60 0.80 1.55 2.65 2.300 6.0 3.00
M2.5 x 0.45 M2.5 6.40 6.40 4.30 1.20 4.00 0.90 2.00 3.00 2.800 5.0 3.50
M3 x 0.5 M3 7.30 7.30 4.70 1.30 4.60 1.05 2.45 3.40 3.125 4.5 4.00
M3.5 x 0.6 M3.5 9.20 9.20 5.50 1.60 6.00 1.30 2.85 4.55 3.750 4.5 4.70
M4 x 0.7 M4 10.20 10.20 6.30 1.80 6.70 1.55 3.25 5.00 4.425 4.5 5.40
M5 x 0.8 M5 11.20 11.20 7.30 2.00 7.40 1.70 4.15 5.55 5.125 5.0 6.00
M6 x 1.0 M6 14.40 14.40 9.80 2.00 8.10 1.80 4.95 6.15 6.600 5.5 8.00
M8 x 1.25 M8 16.50 16.50 11.40 2.30 11.10 2.00 6.70 9.00 8.500 6.0 10.00
M10 x 1.5 M10 17.90 17.90 13.80 2.40 11.90 2.10 8.40 9.70 10.500 6.0 12.00

(1) all dimensions are in inches and reference unless toleranced.


Installation

The MPZ Molded Performance Zert is designed to be molded into the host plastic using a core pin to locate the insert in the mold. A good fit between the locating pin and insert will aid insert location and retention, and prevent plastic from flowing into the threads.
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