Cage Nuts (also called Clip Nuts) are widely used in rack mounting and computer construction. The cage of this type of nut is generally clipped to a square hole in sheet metal, or to a metal mesh, creating a light-duty fixture which is versatile, easily installed, and easily replaced if damaged. Cage Nuts are particularly useful with housings which are too thin or soft to create a suitably threaded bore.
One of the major advantages of a Cage Nut is that it allows a variety of fasteners to be used within an assembly, as only a basic square hole is required for installation. A Cage Nut can act as a threaded insert, allowing non-metric assemblies to be adapted for use with metric threads without any requirement for re-tapping.
Cage Nuts are manufactured from 18-8 / 304 Stainless Steel as standard, and can be coated with our specialist PX-3 Chemical Black Coatings on request.
Metric Cage Nuts
This range of components is available in sizes of M6, M8, and M10. If you require additional sizes, please contact our sales team.
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