Both brass and stainless steel are used to make threaded inserts. Though both the raw materials cost the same, the end product differs in both cost and usability.
* Brass conducts thermal energy more efficiently than steel, hence brass inserts heat up faster and penetrate plastic much sooner than stainless steel.
* Machining brass inserts is much easier than machining stainless steel inserts technical information. This lowers the cost and makes brass inserts a more economical choice.... Read More