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E-Z LOK - Kyle Lindsly-Roach Receives CFS Designation

E-Z LOK, a leading manufacturer and master distributor of threaded inserts for metal, plastic and wood, recently announced that their director of Sales and Marketing, Kyle Lindsly-Roach, obtained the Certified Fastener Specialist™ (CFS) designation. Lindsly-Roach completed his certification at the Fastener Training Institute in Glendale, California. (read more)

E-Z LOK - E-Z LOK to Exhibit at Fastener Fair

E-Z LOK, a leading manufacturer and master distributor of threaded inserts for metal, plastic and wood will display its products during Fastener Fair, May 22-23th at the Huntington Convention Center in Cleveland, Ohio. (read more)

E-Z LOK - E-Z LOK Provides Threaded Inserts for Wood

E-Z LOK, a leading manufacturer and master distributor of threaded inserts for metal, plastic and wood offers E-Z Fin™ brass threaded inserts for wood. (read more)

E-Z LOK - E-Z LOK Threaded Inserts and Kits for Softwood

E-Z LOK, a leading manufacturer and master distributor of threaded inserts for metal, plastic and wood offers E-Z Hex™ (Hex Drive) inserts along with drive thread insert kits. (read more)

E-Z LOK - How to Install Threaded Inserts in Wood

Threaded inserts for wood are a fast and cost-effective way to improve the durability and stability of your woodworking projects. Get high-strength connections for your carpentry by following this simple guide on how to install threaded inserts in wood. (read more)

E-Z LOK - Threaded Inserts for Wood & Woodworking

Unlock the true potential of your woodworking endeavors with E-Z LOK threaded inserts for wood - the ultimate solution for enhancing strength, durability, and versatility in your projects. Whether you're a DIY enthusiast or a seasoned woodworking professional, our premium wood insert nuts are designed to elevate your creations to new heights, offering unmatched performance and rel... (read more)

E-Z LOK - How to Install Hex Drive Inserts for SoftWood

Video details the process for installing easy-to-use Hex Drive threaded inserts from E-Z LOK. https://www.ezlok.com/for-wood/for-soft-wood/ezhex-threaded-inserts-for-soft-wood (read more)

E-Z LOK - E-Z LOK Threaded Inserts for Hardwood

E-Z LOK, a leading manufacturer and master distributor of threaded inserts for metal, plastic and wood offers E-Z™ Knife brass and stainless steel threaded inserts for wood. (read more)

E-Z LOK - The Best Threaded Inserts for Plastic

Unlock the potential of your plastic projects like never before, as E-Z LOK premium threaded inserts for plastic revolutionize the way you approach plastic assemblies. Crafted for excellence, designed for versatility, and engineered for lasting connections, our threaded inserts for plastic are here to redefine your creative journey. (read more)

E-Z LOK - Choose E-Z LOK Threaded Inserts for Metal

When it comes to repairing and reinforcing threads in metal applications, E-Z LOK threaded inserts for metal furnish a robust and reliable solution. Available in both unified and metric sizes, these threaded inserts are invaluable in maintenance departments, tool cribs, or anywhere a threaded fastener is used in a soft metal like aluminum, magnesium, or cast iron. (read more)

E-Z LOK - Threaded Insert CAD Models Available Online

E-Z LOK, a leading manufacturer and master distributor of threaded inserts for metal, plastic and wood, has recently launched an online CAD library to showcase a wide selection of its products at https://www.ezlok.com/cad-downloads. (read more)

E-Z LOK - E-Z Sonic™ Inserts and Kits for Thermoplastics

E-Z LOK, a leading manufacturer and master distributor of threaded inserts for metal, plastic and wood is now offering E-Z Sonic™ with Threaded Insert Assortment kits. (read more)

E-Z LOK - E-Z LOK Threaded Press-in Inserts for Plastics

E-Z LOK, a leading manufacturer and master distributor of threaded inserts for metal, plastic and wood offers E-Z Press™ inserts. (read more)

E-Z LOK -  Helical Thread Inserts and Kits for Soft Metals

E-Z LOK, a leading manufacturer and master distributor of threaded inserts for metal, plastic and wood offers E-Z Coil™ and thread repair kits. (read more)

E-Z LOK - E-Z LOK Threaded Inserts and Kits for Metal

E-Z LOK, a leading manufacturer and master distributor of threaded inserts for metal, plastic and wood offers E-Z LOK ™ (Solid Wall) Threaded Inserts for metal; including both Assortment and Installation kits. (read more)

E-Z LOK - 3 Reasons to Use Solid Wall Threaded Inserts

Discover more about solid wall threaded inserts and thread inserts for metal in this video. Visit: visit: https://www.ezlok.com/for-metal (read more)

E-Z LOK - Learn about STI Taps with E-Z Lok

Discover everything you need to know about STI taps from E-Z LOK. Visit: https://www.ezlok.com/for-metal/ezcoil-threaded-inserts/ezcoil-threaded-insert-sti-taps (read more)

E-Z LOK - How to Install Threaded Inserts for Metal

Find out how to install threaded inserts by watching this video and visit: https://www.ezlok.com/e-z-lok-solid-wall-insert-installation to find out more. (read more)

E-Z LOK - Dimensional Drawings for Plastic Inserts

When you need to adhere to tight tolerances, it is essential to ensure that even the smallest parts meet your exact specifications. At E-Z LOK, we provide dimensional drawings for every part so that you can be sure that the one you purchase meets your exact specifications. (read more)

E-Z LOK - Dimensional Drawings for Wood Inserts

When you need to adhere to tight tolerances, it is essential to ensure that even the smallest parts meet your exact specifications. At E-Z LOK, we provide dimensional drawings for every part so that you can be sure that the one you purchase meets your exact specifications. (read more)

E-Z LOK - Dimensional Drawings for Metal Inserts

When you need to adhere to tight tolerances, it is essential to ensure that even the smallest parts meet your exact specifications. At E-Z LOK, we provide dimensional drawings for every part so that you can be sure that the one you purchase meets your exact specifications. (read more)

E-Z LOK - Drive Tool for E-Z LOK Solid Wall Inserts

E-Z LOK threaded insert tools speed up the installation of solid wall threaded inserts for metal. A standard hex shaft allows our thread insert tool to be used by power drills or drill presses in higher volume installations. Both styles of our insert tools quickly drive in the threaded inserts without time-consuming thread engagement. (read more)

E-Z LOK - A Guide to Thread Repair Kits

Wire thread inserts are a great way to reinforce or repair threads in a drilled hole. Sometimes, it's not cost-effective to remove the parts that have been damaged, but thread repair kits are an effective way to fix a thread without busting your budget.

We'll take a look at what a thread insert repair kit is, when you need to use it and how to use the E-Z LOK coil thread re... (read more)

E-Z LOK - E-Z LOK Guide to Helical Inserts for Metal

In order to repair a stripped fitting, companies rely on helical inserts. Stripped and corroded threads can ruin your equipment and create unsafe operating conditions. The problem is only exacerbated in softer metals such as aluminum. Typically made of stainless steel, helical thread inserts are inexpensive and highly effective ways to repair a fastener connection. (read more)

E-Z LOK - 5 Benefits of Using Threaded Inserts for Metal

Threaded inserts for metal are used to provide strong anchor points for fasteners in softer metal applications such as nickel and aluminum. Threaded metal inserts are paired with threaded fasteners to create a strong bond between two or more objects.

But why should you use thread inserts for metal? And what kind of metal projects use them? We take a look at threaded inserts... (read more)

E-Z LOK - How to Fixed Stripped Threads in Metal

Stripped threads are a problem for metalworkers and mechanics alike. Over time, threads are stripped and fastenings will loosen, creating potentially unsafe operating conditions. Knowing how to fix stripped threads in metal using threaded inserts can save companies money on expensive replacements and lost operating time. Learn more about stripped thread repair and the common causes. (read more)

E-Z LOK - Brad Point Drills for E-Z Knife™ Threaded Inserts

Certain parts of the wood may be tougher to drill than other parts. This can cause a problem when using ordinary twist drills. But it’s not an issue when using Brad Point Drills. These drills create clean holes without having to worry about splintering or tear-out. (read more)

E-Z LOK - Softwood vs. Hardwood

The difference between hardwood and softwood is relatively clear cut, with a few exceptions. Those differences directly impact the types of projects and kinds of threaded inserts appropriate for each. This article will compare softwood vs. hardwood, explain how to tell the difference between the two and explore the best threaded inserts for hardwood and softwood. (read more)

E-Z LOK - How to Install Threaded Inserts in Plastic

There are numerous applications that call for threaded inserts for plastic. Whether you are working with 3D printing, thermoset plastics or post-fabrication molds, there are several uses for thread inserts to be used in your projects. In this guide, we discuss how to install threaded inserts in plastic. Learn more about the different kinds of plastic inserts to find the right one. (read more)

E-Z LOK - Why Use Threaded Inserts for 3D Printing

Did you know threaded inserts for 3D printing add strong and long-lasting threads to most 3D prints? They are a great way to add longevity to 3D-printed enclosures that need to accept screws. In this article, we will take a look at how using threaded inserts for 3D printed parts can benefit you and your business — and how E-Z LOK can help. (read more)

E-Z LOK - Stainless Steel vs. Brass Threaded Inserts

When it comes to using threaded inserts in the construction of plastic materials, both the plastic and the insert material matter based on the application. Assemblies made from plastic and other soft materials often rely on metal threaded inserts to reinforce joints and secure fasteners. Today's two most common options available on the market are brass and stainless steel threaded... (read more)

E-Z LOK - Quick Guide

E-Z LOK's Quick Guide is a convenient way to review the complete line of thread inserts and associated products. All insert styles – for metal, plastic and wood – are detailed. Also included in this 12-page brochure are available kits and installation tools. (read more)

E-Z LOK - New products from E-Z Lok

This E-Z LOK flyer features several new products in threaded inserts for plastic, metal, softwood and hardwood. (read more)

E-Z LOK - Spec. Sheet for Coil Insert Thread Repair Kit

E-Z LOK offers a standard and economy coil insert thread repair kits. The former includes inserts, drill, tap, install tools and tang break. The Economy kit has inserts, tap and install tools. (read more)

E-Z LOK - Heat Staking Threaded Insert Assortment Kits

These newly released kits have various options including TH100, THM110, DV200, DVM210, FL400, HI-300. (read more)

E-Z LOK - Head: Taps for E-Z LOK Solid Wall Threaded Inserts

A tap is a tool used to cut a screw thread on the inside surface of a hole. Whether you are repairing a damaged thread or threading new material, you want to use a high quality E-Z LOK high speed steel (HSS) tap. HSS taps are durable and provide optimum cutting performance. (read more)

E-Z LOK -  Installation Tools for Different Type Inserts

E-Z LOK, a leading manufacturer and master distributor of threaded inserts for metal, plastic and wood has a wide range of installation tools available regardless of the type of threaded insert being used. These include drive tools for E-Z Lok™ (Solid Wall) inserts, Knife Thread, Coil and Hex Drive. (read more)

E-Z LOK - Thread Insert Tools for E-Z Coil Inserts

With the help of an E-Z Coil™ installation insert tool, you can quickly fortify or repair tapped holes in soft metal materials along with E-Z Coil™ wire inserts. Each mandrel-style insert tool and manual tang break tool we sell offers a low-cost solution for efficiently installing our premium inserts. Our tools are available in a variety of sizes, from 9/16 to 1/4 inches. (read more)

E-Z LOK - E-Z Coil™ Threaded Insert Drill Bits

Our drill bits are reliable, durable, and high quality. Designed for use with our E-Z coil helical inserts, insert drill bits are ideal for drilling out damaged threads and preparing a hole for tapping. Shop our selection to find just the right threaded drill bits for your project today! (read more)

E-Z LOK - STI Taps for E-Z Coil™ Threaded Inserts

Our screw thread insert taps (or STI taps) are ideal for cutting oversized threads that can be used for E-Z coil inserts. They provide a stronger tapped thread for a balanced distribution of loads. (read more)

E-Z LOK - Threaded Insert Tools for E-Z Hex™ Inserts

Hex Drive Thread Inserts for softwood are offered as threaded insert drivers and E-Z Hex™ insert installation kits. The former offers the torque and precision necessary for seamless installation. The latter comes with the insert drive tool, drill bit and additional inserts, ensuring you have everything needed for different threaded insert applications. (read more)

E-Z LOK - Threaded Inserts for Hardwood

When you need tools for harder surface, use E-Z Knife™ tools. Wood insert installation kits come complete with everything you need for seamless threaded insert installations. They include the insert drive tool, drill bits, and additional inserts. Power drive tools speed up peed up your wood insert installations. (read more)

E-Z LOK - Heat Stake Tips for E-Z Sonic Inserts

E-Z LOK heat stake tips ensure efficient heat transfer and secure insert installation in all heat set applications. Machined from highly conductive brass, the thermal staking tips are ideal for uses ranging from 3D printing to prototyping. (read more)