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PHZ Press-in Hex Inserts

This product is also available in Metric

Press-in Hex Insert Features

  • Simple press-in installation for most thermoplastics.
  • Hexagonal barbs provide high pull-out and torque-out resistance.
  • Available in a wide variety of thread sizes.
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Part Desc. ThreadInsert LengthMaterial
General
Insert Thread Insert Thread Code L Insert Length Max. Insert Length Code Boss D Width Across Flats P Pilot Diameter Max. T Full Thread Depth Min. (2)
B Hole Dia. +.003 -.000 W Wall Thickness Min.
2-56 256 .230 230 .187 .157 .187 .186 .212
4-40 440 .230 230 .187 .157 .187 .186 .212
6-32 632 .230 230 .187 .157 .187 .186 .212
8-32 832 .265 265 .250 .188 .250 .249 .248
10-24 1024 .265 265 .250 .188 .250 .249 .248
10-32 1032 .265 265 .250 .188 .250 .249 .248
1/4-20 2520 .315 315 .312 .219 .312 .311 .300
1/4-28 2528 .315 315 .312 .219 .312 .311 .300
5/16-18 3118 .365 365 .375 .288 .375 .374 .345
5/16-24 3124 .365 365 .375 .288 .375 .374 .345

(1) All dimensions are in inches and reference unless toleranced.
(2) Although thread is tapped thru, thread go-gauge may not pass beyond the T dimension.

Insert Thread Code Boss Material Installation (lbs) Pull–out (lbs) Torque–out (in-lbs)
440 ABS 225 125 4
Polycarbonate 600 280 16
632 ABS 225 125 4
Polycarbonate 600 280 16
832 ABS 300 135 10
Polycarbonate 600 380 42
1024
1032
ABS 300 135 10
Polycarbonate 600 380 42
2520
2528
ABS 400 235 28
Polycarbonate

(1) Performance data shown is for reference only. Variations in application, boss material type and size, and installation method will affect the loads. PENCOM strongly encourages testing in the application.