Special screws produced by Agrati offer functions such as self-tapping into sheet metal, self-forming into metal, self-forming screws into plastic counter parts, paint clearing, ground path contact, clinch and weld-ability.

Through its capacities and experience in heat treatment, Agrati can harden it’s product in accordance with most of automotive standards (quench and tempering according to ISO 898-1), case hardening, carbo-nitriding to adapt the screw to the application.

We can provide a wide range of finishes (corrosion resistance, appearance, friction coefficient, self-locking feature, sealing, induction hardening) which can be performed internally or at the wide list of qualified sub suppliers according to customer requirements.

With the licenses available in Agrati’s portfolio, we can ensure the most efficient and reliable options to achieve the most cost-effective designs and appropriate mounting parameters.

Agrati Group - Special Solutions - Self Forming Screw Into Metal

SELF FORMING SCREWS
INTO METAL

GENERAL FEATURES:
  • Assembly into aluminum, zinc, steel and magnesium.
  • Emphasis on compact application designs.
  • Temperature expansion /contraction.
  • Reusability and decreased debris generation.
LICENCES:
  • Fastite 2000®
  • Taptite II®
  • Taptite 2000®
  • Taptite Pro®
  • Altracs Plus®
  • Duo-Taptite®
  • Magtite 2000®
  • Powerlock®
  • Pushtite II®
  • Kleerlok B-Tite®
  • C-Tite® / P-Tite® / S-Tite® / Type TT®
Agrati Group - Special Solutions - Flow Forming Screw For Sheet Metal

FLOW FORMING SCREW
FOR SHEET METAL

GENERAL FEATURES:
  • Applied for stamped holes, rims and blind holes in steel or alloy sheet metals.
  • Reduction of the overall weight of the component or assembly.
  • Short assembly time when using high speed screw drivers.
  • No need of counternuts or other fasteners, reduction in the number of assembly.
  • Economized production sequence by direct mounting without stamping.

The flow forming tip heats up and softens the sheet metal momentarily.
The forming of the hole and the rim starts in the heated material and the thread forming process follows.

LICENCE:
  • Pentadrill®
Agrati Group - Special Solutions - Self Forming Screw Into Plastic

SELF FORMING SCREWS
INTO PLASTIC

GENERAL FEATURES:
  • Suitable for a wide range of plastic, thermoplastics, thermosets and composite materials.
  • Maximum resistance to back-out and pull-out.
  • Minimizes boss failure.
  • Resistance to vibration loosening.
  • High strength and in-place reliability.
  • Achieve higher clamp loads and seating torques.
  • Use the same hole without loss in performance.
LICENCES:
  • Panoplast: a trademark of Agrati La Bridoire
  • PT®
  • Delta PT®
  • Plastite®
  • Plastite45®
  • Evo PT®
  • Remform®
  • Tru-Start®
Agrati Group - Special Solutions - Anti-Cross Threading

ANTI-CROSS THREADING

GENERAL FEATURES:
  • Fixed Cross-Threading
  • Improve assembly ease
  • Eliminates hand starting
  • Assist in alignment
  • Clears paint filled threads
  • Unaffected by installation speed
LICENCE:
  • Mathread®
Agrati Group - Special Solutions - Drive System

DRIVE SYSTEM

GENERAL FEATURES:
  • Straight vertical sidewall virtually eliminate cam out
  • Six lobes with large cross-sectional areas
  • Greatly increases strength and reliability
  • Eliminate wobble
  • Reduce assembly costs
LICENCES:
  • Torx®
  • Torx Plus®
  • Autosert®
  • Torx Maxx®
  • Torx Paralobe®
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