Insert Material – Brass versus Stainless Steel

Assemblies made of plastic or other soft materials often rely on threaded metal inserts to secure fasteners and reinforce joints.  Though stainless steel may be appropriate for use in some applications it is often unnecessary.  Brass inserts can satisfy the majority of performance requirements while offering significant cost benefits.

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