ITW Shakeproof Group

ITW Shakeproof Group

Dennis Mulvey | dennis.mulvey@shakeproof.com

New "GripTide" steel insert for plastics avilable from ITW Shakeproof

Today’s brass inserts are high in cost and low in performance. Now there is GripTide inserts. GripTide insert is a low cost steel insert for plastics that surpassed brass inserts in quality, cost and performance. The GripTide insert utilizes cold forming and rolling to give the unique feature on the outside of the insert. This feature creates a permanent mechanical interference locking it in plastics. GripTide has best in class anti-rotation and high pullout. The pattern is compatible with all insert techniques and excels when using induction or insert-molding system.