Recoil's Helical Wire Thread Inserts

Installation Instructions
Recoil specializes in the manufacture of 'helical' wire thread inserts, solid bush inserts, thread repair kits and tooling for the repair or strengthening of threaded components. Recoil is committed to the highest quality product and operating systems and employs a strict quality management system in accordance with ISO9001, QS9000 and other World wide manufacturing standards. Recoil wire thread inserts are cold rolled from high quality stainlees steel wire wound to the shape of a spring coil. These inserts offer a quick and simple method of repair creating a thread generally stronger than the original thread. Inserts are manufactured in free running and locking form, and are available in every thread form including UNC, UNF, BSC, BSW, BSP, BSF, BA, NPT, and ISO Metric thread sizes. Special dimensions and coatings are available on request.

Typical Applications Include:

  • Automotive
  • Electronics
  • Aerospace
  • Ship Building
  • Defense
  • Power Generation
  • Transport
  • Manufacturing Equipment

Advantages of
Recoil wire thread inserts:

  • A quick and simple method of repair
  • A superior thread with great holding power
  • Increases pull out and torque out strength
  • Returns thread to original size
  • Creates a thread generally stronger than the
    original female thread
  • Easy to Install

Thread Repair Kits

Recoil has developed a full range of problem solving kits available in single and multiple size
format. These handy kits contain all of the tools necessary for thread repair and maintenance
and contain a quality high speed steel tap, installation tools, precision stainless steel inserts
and instructions in a sturdy reusable container.

Kit Features

  • Container with tap, tool and inserts
  • Suitable for a wide range of repairs
  • Easy to use installation method

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