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More About Our Press-fit (or Press-in) Inserts

The process of press-fitting allows inserts to be installed without the use of heat or ultrasonics. They are press-fit into a drilled or molded hole after the molding process has been completed. This is accomplished by placing the insert into the appropriate hole size and driving it into place with a simple press.

The “barbed” configuration of these inserts displaces the plastic as it travels into the hole. The plastic then springs back into the grooves between barbs, providing pullout resistance.

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The availability of the products described on this site, and the product descriptions, may vary from country to country. Consult your STANLEY Engineered Fastening Account Executive or your local distributor for specific product information.