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Category: Broaching Nuts & Standoffs

 Description:- F-KF-Thread-Finish e.g. F-KF2-M3-T


Broaching Nuts
provide strong reusable threads in non-ductile materials, such as Printed Circuit Boards, Polycarbonates, Acrylics, Glass Epoxy, and Resin Laminates. (Please contact us for advice regarding any other materials you might wish to consider).

They are available in Steel with an Electro-Tin finish, or Stainless Steel.

Broaching Nuts can also be installed into Soft Aluminium, as an alternative to Clinch Studs & Nuts.


Thread & Pitch C Max B ± 0.08 A ± 0.13 D ± 0.13 Min Sheet Thickness Hole Size in Sheet ± 0.08 Minimum Distance to edge of Sheet
M2.5 x 0.45* 1.5 4.6 5.56 1.5 1.53 4.22 4.4
M3 x 0.5 1.5 4.6 5.56 1.5 1.53 4.22 4.4
M4 x 0.7 1.5 6.75 8.74 2 2 6.4 6.4
M5 x 0.8* 1.5 7.3 9.53 3 3 6.9 7.1

Materials Finishes Part Numbers Limitations

Carbon Steel

Stainless Steel (A2)

Electro-Plated Bright Tin (EP)

Type | Thread | Finish i.e. : F-KF2-M3-ET

(Broaching Nut-M3-Steel-Electro Tin)

i.e. : F-KF2-M3-A2 (Broaching Nut-M3-Stainless Steel)

Maximum hardness of parent material : Steel parts - 60HRB : Stainless Steel parts - 70HRB. Please note that Stainless Steel parts cannot usually be successfully installed into Stainless Steel Sheet

Broaching_Nut_Tooling

INSTALLATION

Parts are installed using a squeezing action, applying force to embed the teeth in to the mating material bringing the face of the body flush with the sheet material