1. After a hole to prescribed size has
been drilled or punched into the parent material the
stainless steel Captive Nut or Stud is inserted so that
the hexagonal head rests on the surface of the material.
Pressure is applied to the hexagonal head forcing it
into the material.
2. The material that is displaced, as
the hexagonal head is forced in, flows into a recess
around the insert. The nut is now a permanent part of
the parent material. The flow of material into the recess
prevents the insert from being pushed or pulled out.
The embedded hex head offers tremendous resistance to
No special tools are needed to perform this simple
installation, applying pressure, ion. Any device capable
of applying pressure, such as an arbor press, may be
Threads for Aluminum
or Brass — that prevent push
pull out or torque out!
PIC'S unique Captive Hardware is the answer to your
demand for threaded inserts and studs to be used in
aluminum, brass, mild steel or other soft metals to
provide a permanent wear-resistant thread in the parent
Wide variety of sizes and types
available from stock * Those not considered stock
can be supplied quickly and inexpensively. * Stainless
steel Type 303 material throughout * Type I nuts provide flush fit on
both sides of parent material. * Type 6 nuts are self locking.
* Custom modifications readily
available. * Quickly installed
without special equipment. * Installation is permanent: prevents
push, pull or torque out.
* Thread class 2A or 2B.
Install National Radio Captive Inserts
EASY AS 1
. . . 2 . . . 3!