These sleeves (or 'inserts') are designed to be used in timber or particleboard / chipboard materials etc, where you need to be able to thread an M6 bolt for fixings or funiture, which naturally would not provide enough thread depth to grip into wood or chipboard effectively.
The idea is that you would drill a 10mm hole (or use a machine pre-drilled hole), coat the surface of the sleeve and/or the walls of the hole with some generic adhesive, and then simply tap-in the sleeve into the hole in the board.
This will then provide you with a suitable means of threading in your M6 bolt from a handle or other fixings using such bolts, in order to fulfil the requirements of your application. Simple!
- Written by Jack
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Hi, guys. My name is Darrel and I'm head of the tech team here at LocksOnline. Thanks for taking some time to tune in and have a quick look at one of our product review videos. Now we're putting these short little videos together to be able to give you, our customers, the opportunity to see the products that we have to offer and perhaps a little bit more detail than you would get from an image or a bit of descriptive text. And of course it allows me to be able to give you our view and interpretation on the products as well.
So the product I want to talk to you today is about a push-in thread unit. The idea is that you would be able to drill a hole and you will be able to smack these into the hole with a light tap of the hammer. You can actually glue them in as well and the idea is allows you then the base in which you can screw something to. Now in this particular case here it's got a 6mm thread in there and that allows you then with a 6mm nut and bolt wire, bolt sorry or a screw and it allows you then to be able to clamp whatever you want together by using this little device here obviously predominantly designed for chipboard or MDF or those sort of things and effectively you drill this type of hole, bolt it in with a wooden hammer, a wooden mallet, and then with a little bit of glue as well it might give it a little bit more extra strength. And then that creates then the pivot point in which you want to screw something together.
Now this particular wand here. I will give you some quick little measurements. The overall length here is just under 15mm but about 14mm there. It's got a 6mm thread in there. The actual size of the diameter . . . Now it is serrated. So if I give the maximum size here as I can see there, you are looking at there round about 11mm. I think it slipped the edge. It's about just over 11mm. It's upside down to you but it's probably 11mm. So you probably wanting to be drilling around a 10mm hole perhaps or slightly that size and then that will allow you then to push that in to the place.
Now the thread doesn't go all the way down. It goes to about mostly two-thirds of it. So the length of the thread there is about 10mm there. Just to let you be aware and then the thread is going to stop. So there you go, guys. There just a little push-fit adapter there available on our website. Just a small little item but sometimes it's the smallest little items that like that that make the important decisions in regards to the fixture of something. So you know it's well worth doing the video even though it's just a small product.
If you need a bit more information or you want a bit more advice, by all means, pop on our live chat that we have on our websites or pop us over an email or simply just give us a call. Do it the old-fashioned way, so to speak, too, but if you need a bit more advice as I've said, by all means, do that. So from me Darrel and all of us here at the team take care. We'll catch up with you soon. Take care now. Bye-bye.