HELICOIL® Smart - the 4th generation


The next development stage of the HELICOIL® thread technology

Another quantum leap in the HELICOIL® thread technology:
A thread insert with tang which does not have to be broken off.
The innovation: The installation mandrel bends it backward, compresses it and then spins off. This smart thread insert merges the advantages of the HELICOIL® Plus and the HELICOIL® Tangfree.


Provided with a tang, but yet no tang
No tang break — no tang removal
No risks from tangs left in component


Assembly times reduced by approx. 20 %
Simple automated or manual installation
Also for blind holes with small depth or pre-assembled subassemblies


Identical specifications

for HELICOIL® Smart holding threads as for the other HELICOIL® systems


One installation mandrel with two functions–2 in 1

Fastener and installation tool from a singlesource


Positioning and screwing in like a screw
Optimum entry into the holding threadEasy handling

HELICOIL® Smart - animation

HELICOIL® Evolution

Card image cap


The first generation:
The classic wire thread insert with its precision-formed rhombic profile runs through freely turn for turn.

More information
Card image cap


The second generation:
The Plus stands for the optimized thread start. This HELICOIL® can be attached and screwed in like a screw. You benefit from simple installation and shorter assembly times.

More information
Card image cap

HELICOIL® Tangfree

The third generation:
The innovative thread insert without a tang. You do not need a tang to install these thread inserts. Therefore, tang break and removal are not required.

More information
Card image cap

Thie fourth generation:
A thread insert with tang which does not have to be broken off.

More information

HELICOIL® Accessories

Card image cap

HELICOIL® Assembly solutions

There are plenty of options: from simple manual installation tools and standard tools through to complete systems.

More information
Card image cap

HELICOIL® Repair Kits

With HELICOIL® Kits, defective threads can be repaired easily and in just a few steps. The kits are compact and tailored to various requirements.

More information