INSERT CHARACTERISTICS CHART

   
 

Recommended/Yes:

 

Possible:

   

High:

∆∆

Moderate:

                   

Not Recommended/No:

L

               
                   

All data is correct to the best of our knowledge, however Headland cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions.

Material Characteristics

SONIC

TEC

HEAT

FIN

PRESS

THREAD

SPIROL

EXPAN

FLOW

Hard Thermoplastics

     

L

L

 

L

   

Medium Thermoplastics

           

L

   

Soft Thermoplastics

   

L

     

L

L

 

Amorphous Thermoplastics

L

L

 

L

L

L

L

L

 

Thermosetting Polyester

L

L

L

L

L

   

L

 

Thermosetting (other)

L

L

L

L

L

       

Foams Thermoplastics

     

L

L

 

L

L

 

Foams - Thermosetting

L

L

L

L

L

 

L

L

 
 

Fastener Characteristics

SONIC

TEC

HEAT

FIN

PRESS

THREAD

SPIROL

EXPAN

FLOW

Pull out

∆∆

∆∆

∆∆

∆∆

∆∆

Direct Torque

∆∆

∆∆

∆∆

L

∆∆

∆∆

Jack Out

∆∆

∆∆

∆∆

∆∆

∆∆

Free Running Thread

       

L

   

L

 

Thread Locking Effect

L

L

L

L

 

L

L

 

L

Symmectrical

L

   

L

L

L

L

L

L

 

Installation Methods

SONIC

TEC

HEAT

FIN

PRESS

THREAD

SPIROL

EXPAN

FLOW

Hand Tools

L

L

L

L

   

L

 

L

Simple Press

L

L

L

   

L

   

L

Direct Heat

     

L

L

L

L

L

L

Ultrasonics

 

L

L

L

L

L

L

L

L

Tapping Machine

L

L

L

L

L

 

L

L

L

Moulded In

     

L

L

L

L

L

 

Fully Automated

               

L