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Rectangular Tube Inserts & Glides

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Rectangular tube inserts are perfect for use as rectangular end caps for tubing. Our extensive range of rectangular tube end fittings are designed to fit a wide variety of tube sizes securely. These rectangular end caps protect from sharp tube edges when inserted into hollow rectangular tubes.

Fitting types include push fit and threaded, available in various materials such as HDPE, LDPE, PE, plastic, and more. Choose from ribbed or threaded options for applications including:

For more information about tube inserts and their various applications and types check out these guides on our Knowledge Centre:

Ultimate guide to tube inserts

What are threaded tube inserts?

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Rectangular Inserts & Glides

Rectangular Inserts and Glides are ideally suited for the most popular sizes and gauges of rectangle tubing. When inserted into a tube end, they offer a clean and tidy appearance to the finished application.

Features a ribbed design for ease of insertion and a positive fit. These inserts offer surface protection and prevent the ingress of dirt, and other contaminants to the inner section of the pipe or tube.

Typically used in furniture and industrial equipment applications. The versatility of materials, finishes and colours provides choices to maximize the aesthetical appearance and premium fit for your application. Our extensive range is available in a choice of size and colour options.

  • Suited for the most popular sizes and gauges of rectangle tubes and pipes.
  • Provides a clean and tidy appearance.
  • Offers surface protection and prevent the ingress of dirt, and other contaminants.
Material: ABS, PE-LD, PE, PE-HD
Colour: Black, White, Grey, Silver, Brown, Blue, Green, Red, Yellow
Material Flammability Standard:

Rectangular Inserts & Glides - Lightweight

Rectangular Inserts and Glides are ideally suited lightweight rectangle tube and pipe applications. When inserted into a tube-end, they offer a clean and tidy appearance to the finished application.

They feature a ribbed design for ease of insertion and a positive fit. These inserts offer surface protection, and prevent the ingress of dirt and other contaminants to the inner section of the pipe or tube.

  • Material: Polyethylene
  • Colour: Black
  • Gauge Size = 1.0 to 2.0 mm

Rectangular Threaded Inserts & Glides

Our range of Threaded Inserts and Glides come in a variety of options. Inserts are placed into the cavity at the end of pipes and tubes to provide a clean and neat finished appearance. Inserts also offer surface protection, and prevent the ingress of dirt and other contaminants.

These inserts can be used in a range of standard or heavy duty applications, but are ideally used with adjustable feet, tilt glides and castors.

Available are all-metal inserts, and plastic inserts with a metal nut. The metal threat provides a secure fit and allows for smooth repeatable adjustment of the insert. The plastic inserts come either as a single piece or a two-piece moulding. The two-piece mouldings fit neatly together to fit into tubes.

  • Materials: High-Density Polyethylene (HDPE), Polyamide (PA) and Aluminium.
  • Colours: Black, Grey and Natural

Chrome-Plated Rectangular Inserts

Rectangular Inserts are applied to a variety of tubular applications and provide a neat and tidy appearance. These inserts have the added advantage of being chrome-capped, which gives then an attractive, high-gloss aesthetic that is ideal for finished products.

Suitable applications include chair and table legs, cabinets, shelving and others. The range includes ribbed options that are easy to insert and provide a positive fit. These options are suited to a wall section of 1.0 to 2.0 mm in thickness.

  • Rectangular Inserts are applied to a variety of tubular applications.
  • Provides neat and tidy appearance.
Material: ABS, PE
Colour: Silver, Black
Material Flammability Standard:

Horizontal Inserts for Rectangular Inserts

Tube Inserts are available with different features. Inserted to the end of tubes; they are ideal for the attachment of levelling feet or castors.

This range of Horizontal Inserts are designed to insert into rectangular tubes, and provide a neat and tidy finish to the application.

Customers can choose from four options that allow for a variety of joining configurations. These include;

Type 1 has 1 level and 2 directions
Type 2 has 1 level, 2 directions and top thread
Type 3 has 1 level, 2 directions and bottom thread
Type 4 has 1 level, 2 directions and 2 threads

  • Material: Nylon
  • Colour: Black

Rectangular Tube Inserts - Multi Purpose

Multi-function Rectangular Tube Inserts are an ideal choice when aesthetics of your final product is not a priority. They fit tightly into rectangular tubing, and assist with preventing contamination, while offering safety and a clean finish from sharp edges on freshly cut tubes.

A practical and cost-effective range that includes thinner walls and a wide variety of sizes, fulfilling the essential requirement of tube insert protection. They are a practical choice, particularly if the appearance of your application is not a crucial factor.

Easy to install by hand-pressing or with the use of a mallet, resulting in a quick and efficient assembly process. They can be used in machine building or any application where structural tubing is required.

  • Ideal when aesthetics is not a priority.
  • Fits tightly into rectangular tubing, preventing contamination and offering safety.
  • Easy to install by hand-pressing or with a mallet.
Material: PE-LD
Colour: Black
Material Flammability Standard: