Manual tooling

for installation of HELICOIL® threaded inserts

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Efficient installation

Manual tooling provides the affordable option for correct installation of HELICOIL® where insert volumes are low.

Installation tools

  • Slimline inserting tool for HELICOIL® wire thread inserts

    Slimline inserting tool

    • For small inserts installed in confined spaces or close to flanges
    • Allows the designer greater flexibility in the position of tapped holes
    • The threaded mandrel ensures that correct installation without cross threading
  • Pre-wind inserting tool for HELICOIL® wire thread inserts

    Pre-wind inserting tool

    • A dedicated single size installation tool for HELICOIL® classic inserts
    • Pre-winding chamber reduces the insert diameter to that of the tapped hole
    • Simply wind the insert into the hole with no adfditional pressure
  • T bar inserting tool for HELICOIL® wire thread inserts

    T bar inserting tool

    • A threaded mandrel tool used for the installation of RD inserts without the need for pre-winding
    • The threaded mandrel prevents ‘cross pitching’
    • The simplest form of installation tool

Tang break off tools

  • Tang break off tool for HELICOIL® wire thread inserts

    Tang break off tool

    • Removes the tang cleanly from the installed HELICOIL®
    • The TBO is placed in the insert resting on the tang
    • A sharp blow with a hammer breaks the tang off at the notch
  • Auto tang break off tool for HELICOIL® wire thread inserts

    Auto tang break off tool

    • A faster and more efficient method of removing the Tang
    • The Automatic Tang Break Off Tool incorporates a spring loaded punch
    • A simple one handed operation

Extracting tools

  • Extracting tool for HELICOIL® wire thread inserts

    Extracting tool

    • A hardened gauge steel blade which is ground to cut into the top coil of the insert
    • Place the blade about 1/4 coil from the end of the insert and apply pressure
    • Rotate the tool anti-clockwise to remove the insert

Installation process of HELICOIL® classic

HELICOIL® tang break off


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