Screw Machining of Steel Flanged Inserts for the Automotive Industry
An automotive industry customer came to Madison Tool & Die, Inc. seeking high volume custom screw machining and threading services. The customer required steel flanged inserts for use in the automotive industry. The inserts would be used in plastic injection molded parts on an automotive application.
Madison Tool and Die is highly experienced in the production of a wide variety of inserts molded into plastic moldings. Our unique radial knurl provides strong resistance to pull-out and rotation. We also use a 6 spindle screw machine, ideal for automated high volume production.
The 7/16", ¼-20, 12L14 steel inserts, were completed to customer tolerances of ±0.005". The parts were also finished with a 210 zinc clear chromate plate. We deliver approximately 1 million flanged inserts to this customer per month / 15 million per year, with a turnaround time of 3-4 weeks.
To learn more about this custom screw machining and threading project, or our other products and services, please contact Madison Tool and Die.
Highlights of this Custom Flanged Insert Screw Machining Project Specifications
|Custom Screw Machining
||These flanged inserts are used to hold plastic injection molded parts on an automotive application.|
|Precision Screw Machining Capabilities Applied/Processes
- Turn Knurl Diameter
- Center Drill
- Drill Center Bore
210 Zinc Clear Chromate Plating
|Equipment Used to Manufacture Part
||6 spindle Screw Machine|
|Overall Part Dimensions
Threads per Inch: 20
Thread Diameter: 1/4"
Thickness: 7/16" round
||210 Zinc Clear Chromate Plated|
||Unique radial knurl provide strong resistance to pull-out|
Offers high resistance to rotation
Ideal for automated high volume production
|In process testing/inspection performed
||Check all outside and inside diameters and lengths as well as hole diameters and surface finishes, knurl height and alignment|
|Industry for Use
||1,000,000 per month|
15,000,000 per year
||3 to 4 weeks|
||Customer Supplied Specs|
ISO 9001 - 2008
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