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Sheet Edge Inserts provide strong threads for metal sheets that are too thin to be tapped. They are fastened to the edges of thin sheets and are a good alternative to self-clinching inserts.
1. Install insert notch into the side of the panel opening
2. Rotate spring leg of insert toward the panel. This compresses the spring leg, allowing it to pass through the notch in the panel
3. Leg will snap back to its normal position, securing the insert into the panel.
Please Note: The internal thread requires a screwdriver for installation.
The insert can be removed after installation, by simply pinching the spring legs together and rotating.
A range of U-shaped nuts that are edge mounted. They easily slide on to the edges of thin sheet materials and panels.
These nuts can be used as an alternative solution to threaded inserts and clinch fasteners. They are available in a choice of different mounting styles to suit your project needs, including; panel edge mounting, edge to edge panel corner mounting and edge to edge panel mounting.
Thread sizes include M5 and M6.