DK / DL Threaded Insert

High-quality DK / DL Threaded Insert

DK / DL Threaded Insert Steel or aluminium inserts designed to provide load bearing threads in thin sheet materials.

Key Features

Features include:

  • Can be used in very thin sheet materials from 0.50mm (.020")
  • Wide grip range provides a placing capability in material thickness ranging from 0.5 mm (.020") up to 7.9 mm (.312")
  • Splined body provides increased torque-to-turn resistance over conventional non-splined inserts
  • Low profile head allows near flush seating without special hole preparation
  • Large flange version provides a large bearing surface which increases push-out performance
  • Reduced tail end diameter offers ease of hole entry

Assembly Applications


  • Automotive
  • Electrical engineering
  • Sheet metal
  • Domestic appliances
  • General light fabrication



  • Thread Sizes: M4 - M10, 6-32 UNC, 8-32 UNC, 10-24 UNC, 10-32 UNF, 1/4-20 UNC, 1/4-28 UNF, 5/16-18 UNC, 5/16-24 UNF, 3/8-16 UNC, 3/8-24 UNF
  • Materials: Steel, Aluminium
  • Headforms: Low profile and large flange
  • Body: Splined
  • Hole Size: imperial

Recommended Tool

We recommend the 74200 rivet tool or 74401 rivet tool of Avdel's rivet guns for use with the DK / DL Threaded Insert.

  • High speed, repetitive fastener feed
  • Typical assembly cycle times within two seconds
  • Blind sided assembly
  • Simple operation
  • One tool places the entire range of speed fasteners with a simple modification
  • Quick reloading
  • Low maintenance costs
  • Ideal for all volumes from low volume batch work through to fully automated assembly lines

Contact Us

Call Avdel Tools at (866)748-3876 or contact us online for pricing and shipping information on the DK / DL Threaded Insert.