IMTEC®

Molded inserts for plastics

  1. Böllhoff USA >
  2. Fasteners >
  3. Thread technology >
  4. Thread inserts for in-molding

Highly wear-resistant thread inserts for in-molding

IMTEC® refers to the „In-Moulding TEChnology“ and describes the in-molding of metal thread inserts with plastics before ejection.

Characteristics

IMTEC® – The joining solution for the in-molding technology

  • Inserting of wear-free and resilient metal threads in high-quality plastics
  • Generation of blind hole threads or through hole threads, depending on customer components
  • Combining specific advantages of the different materials
  • Plastic-metal components provide for advantages such as reduced weight, improved corrosion resistance and component cleanliness
  • IMTEC® molded inserts are particularly suitable for thermoset and thermoplastic materials

Technology

Component cleanliness, weight reduction, improved corrosion protection

IMTEC® CO cross section

IMTEC® CO cross section

In many fields of application, in-molding of metal fasteners with plastics is the solution.

IMTEC® molded inserts are benefiting of the advantageous synergy effect of high strength metals in combination with plastics.

IMTEC® CF cross section

IMTEC® CF cross section

IMTEC® molded inserts are placed into the mold manually or by means of a handling system. Only the core pins of the injection mold have to be geometrically adapted to the IMTEC® molded inserts.

Product types

IMTEC® CO

IMTEC® CO

Thread inserts of asymmetric rolled stainless steel A2, which is coiled to a fixed bushing with one flange-type extension.

  • Magnetic despite of stainless steel: Magnetisation of components due to the forming process and therefore fixation on the core pin
  • Residual dirt minimization
  • Weight reduction of the component
  • Maximum usable thread length

IMTEC® CF

IMTEC® CF

Thread inserts with “double flange” produced from steel by cold forming.

  • Deformation area allows precisely adjusting of the thread inserts length according to the mold dimension
  • No metal-cutting operation
  • Very large flange diameters possible

Our IMTEC® product catalogue provides more information about our thread inserts.

Application

Fields of application

IMTEC® CO – plastic handle / IMTEC CF – plastic component

IMTEC® COIMTEC® CF
plastic handleplastic component

The IMTEC® molded inserts are used in many fields of applications:

  • Medical technology
  • Automotive industry
  • Plastics technology
  • Electrics, electronics
  • Fluid technology

Download Version Language Type/Size
IMTEC® Moulded inserts
Thread inserts for in-moulding
0225/16.02 English PDF / 612 KB

If you are not able to open the document, please install the Adobe Acrobat Reader.



News

Böllhoff in the news!

News & press

Overview

You find further information in our overview of products and services.

Download center

Contact

You need any product information or support?

Contact

IMTEC® Moulded inserts - Installation IMTEC® CO

IMTEC® Moulded inserts - Installation IMTEC® CF


BÖLLHOFF

Copyright © 2013 Bollhoff Inc.