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PHZ Press-in Hex Inserts

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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. +0.08 -0.00 W Wall Thickness Min.
M3 x 0.5 M3 5.84 5.84 4.75 3.98 4.75 4.72 5.38
M3.5 x 0.6 M3.5 5.84 5.84 4.75 3.98 4.75 4.72 5.38
M4 x 0.7 M4 6.73 6.73 6.35 4.77 6.35 6.32 6.30
M5 x 0.8 M5 6.73 6.73 6.35 4.77 6.35 6.32 6.30
M6 x 1.0 M6 8.00 8.00 7.92 5.57 7.92 7.89 7.62
M8 x 1.25 M8 9.27 9.27 9.53 7.30 9.53 9.50 8.76

(1) All dimensions are in millimeters 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 (kN) Pull–out (N) Torque–out (N-m)
M3 ABS 1.00 556 0.45
Polycarbonate 2.67 1245 1.80
M4 ABS 1.33 600 1.13
Polycarbonate 2.67 1690 4.74
M5 ABS 1.33 600 1.13
Polycarbonate 2.67 1690 4.74
M6 ABS 1.78 1045 3.16
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.