Making lightweight joints stronger with KATO®
See the entire portfolio of KATO® Fasteners, KATO® Wire Thread Inserts and KATO® Tooling – available in a wide variety of metric and unified sizes.
Inserts from KATO®, available Tanged, Tangless®, and in a variety of materials and surface finishes.
With materials ranging from stainless steel, through to Nimonic 90, Nitronic 60, Inconel X750, Phosphor Bronze and more. Plus, Cadmium plating, Silver plating and Lubricated finishes available across our standard product range.
KATO® Tanged Wire Thread Inserts
The tried, tested and trusted choice. Available in metric (M2 to M16) and unified (0-80 to 1/2-20) size ranges, in both free running and locking styles with five standard lengths. See the full range, materials and finishes.
KATO® Tangless® Wire Thread Inserts
The innovative wire thread inserts that eliminate the risk of foreign object debris (FOD). This design enables the reuse of wire thread inserts, helping industry operate more sustainably. Available in a range of sizes, unified and metric, materials and finishes.
KATO® Taps, Gauges and Tooling
KATO® made equipment for installation and removal. Purpose-built to bolster installation productivity and increase the reliability of installation. See our entire range.
KATO® wire thread inserts are used extensively across industry. We’re proud to support world-class manufacturers in their efforts to improve the performance, quality and viability of their products.
Found in applications as diverse as airframes, aircraft interiors, to the power plant, landing gear, and systems. KATO® products are made in world-class AS9100 accredited facilities.
Leading automotive manufacturers use KATO® inserts extensively throughout their vehicles. They can be found in interiors, engine blocks, cylinder heads, braking systems, and even EGR systems.
KATO® products can be found throughout a range of electronics equipment, ranging from semiconductors and electronic connectors to components, in laptops, smartphones, drones and much more.
Chosen for their resilience and structural integrity, rail manufacturers use KATO® products to strengthen braking systems, create robust interiors and construct environmental control systems.
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