KATO Prewinder Electric Driver

KATO Prewinder Electric Tool

The Fastest Semi-Automatic Installation

The Best of Both Worlds... Exclusive to KATO, the KATO Prewinder Electric tool combines the best features of the air and electric installation tools.The KATO Prewinder Electric tool is the fastest semi-automatic installation system available for helically coiled screw thread inserts (CoilThread, HeliCoil, Recoil, etc.)!

The KATO Prewinder Electric (KPE) installation tool is designed for medium to high volume users of KATO Tangless and tanged strip-feed packaged CoilThread inserts (can be used with bulk inserts). The KPE tool is the industry's first and only electric installation tool that utilizes a prewinder, which compresses the insert, allowing for much easier and consistent installation. The KPE tool is comprised of the KATO KFS-12 Electric Driver (CT5408), the SBT-50 Power Transformer (CT5407), the innovative KATO Prewinder Adapter (CT5408-PA), and a Front End Assembly.

In addition, the KPE tool is auto-reversing; once the insert is installed the driver will automatically reverse minimizing overall installation time. The KFS-12 electric driver (CT5408) utilizes a powerful electric motor and two torque adjusting compression springs (one for smaller thread sizes and one for larger thread sizes) to install inserts up to 1/4" and M6 in diameter. The controllable installation torque (which is adjusted through a window in the prewinder adapter) ensures consistent installation and prolongs the life of the mandrel assembly. To see the KATO Prewinder Electric in action! Please visit our Video Workshop in Katopedia.

How to Order - Complete Tool Requires the Following Parts:

SBT-50 Power Transformer

Transformer

(CT5407)

The SBT-50 Transformer converts standard 110V AC to DC for use with KATO’s CT5405, CT5406, & CT5408 Electric Drivers. Also available in a European model (CT5407-EU), which converts 240V AC to DC.

KFS-12 Electric Driver

Electric Driver

(CT5408)

The KFS-12 Electric Driver (CT5408) was designed with strategically located external thread that make using the KATO Prewinder Adapter possible. When used with the Prewinder Adapter and the KPE series components the KATO Prewinder Electric Tool is the fastest installation system for helical coil screw thread inserts (CoilThread, HeliCoil, Recoil, etc.)!

Prewinder Adapter

Adapter

(CT5408-PA)

The KATO Prewinder Adapter is bridge that mates the KFS-12 electric driver and the KATO KPE Series front-end assembly together.

Front End Assembly

Front End Assembly

(See Part No.)

The KPE Series Front End Assembly comes in a variety of nominal thread sizes up to 1/4” & M6, and is designed to install up 2 Dia. nominal length CoilThread Inserts. For information on specific sizes, see Part Numbers.

Features & Benefits

  • Fastest installation system on the market.
  • Available for both Tangless and tanged CoilThread inserts.
  • Compatiable with screw thread inserts from Heli-Coil, Recoil and others.
  • Installs inserts up to 1/4" and M6.
  • Auto-Reversing for reduced installation time.
  • KFS-12 electric driver (CT5408) works with existing KATO SBT-50 (CT5407) transformers.
  • Clean and quiet, ideal for clean room operation.
  • Utilizes KATO's One Pawl Fits All system. (Tangless only)
KATO Linear Torque Arm

The Fastest & Most Productive Semi-Automatic Installation System!


Use the KATO Linear Arm with KATO strip-feed packaged Tangless inserts, and the KATO Prewinder Electric tool (2KPE series).

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Part Numbers


For fast and accurate part numbers and technical information on specific inserts try out the KATO Product Wizard.

Example of a KATO Prewinder Electric tool part number:


2 KPE C - 02     

 1   2   3   4    5


1
Tool Type
2
Tool Style
3
Thread Designation
4
Size Designation
5
Component / Replacement Part
Blank - For CoilThread (Tanged)
2 - Prefix for CoilThread II Tangless inserts
KHE - KATO Prewinder Hex
KPE - KATO Prewinder Electric
KRE - KATO Round Electric
C - Unified Coarse
F - Unified Fine
M - Metric
Chart Below G - Nylon Guard (where applicable)
H - Adusting Sleeve Housing without Nylon Guard (where applicable)
M - Mandrel/Mandrel Assembly
S - Spacer Set (includes 3 spacers + 1 thick shim + 3 thin shims, where applicable)

How to Order:


Thread
Size1
Tangless
Front End
Assembly
Tangless
Replacement
Pawl
Tanged
Front End
Assembly
SBT-50 Power
Transformer
Electric
Driver
Prewinder
Adapter
Linear
Torque
Arm
Unified Coarse
2-562KPEC-022KIPC-02KPEC-02CT54072CT5408CT5408-PA2KLRM-1
4-402KPEC-042KIPC-04KPEC-04
6-322KPEC-062KIPC-06KPEC-06
8-322KPEC-22KIPC-2KPEC-2
10-242KPEC-32KIPC-3KPEC-3
1/4-202KPEC-42KIPC-4KPEC-4
Unified Fine
10-322KPEF-32KIPF-3KPEF-3CT54072CT5408CT5408-PA2KLRM-1
1/4-282KPEF-42KIPF-4KPEF-4
Metric Coarse
M2.5X.452KPEM-2.52KIPM-2.5KPEM-2.5CT54072CT5408CT5408-PA2KLRM-1
M3X.52KPEM-32KIPM-3KPEM-3
M4X.72KPEM-42KIPM-4KPEM-4
M5X.82KPEM-52KIPM-5KPEM-5
M6X12KPEM-62KIPM-6KPEM-6

Please Note:

  1. The Front End Assembly is designed to work with 1, 1.5, and 2 diameter inserts, for 2.5 and 3 diameter inserts please contact KATO for availability.
  2. Use CT5407-EU for European model (240V).

Specifications

All dimensions for unified size (in.) | All dimensions are are for reference only.

KFS-12 Electric Driver with Prewinder Adapter

Prewinder Electric Prewinder Electric

Torque
(lbf-in)
rpm @
30VDC
rpm @
20VDC
Tap
Capacity
Length
(Ref.)
Grip
Diameter (Ref.)
Weight
(Ref.)
Chuck
Capacity
Voltage
0.17-6.901000700M48.1"1.3"16.5 oz1/4 Hex"20-30 VDC

SBT-50 Transformer

Power Transformer
Power Transformer
Model Maximum #
of Drivers
Control
Box
Input Output Size Reference Weight
(Ref.)
Length
A
Height
B
Width
C
U.S1Built In110 VAC20 VDC / 30 VDC7.3"3.5"4.0"6 lb
European1Built In240 VAC20 VDC / 30 VDC7.3"3.5"4.0"6 lb

Front End Assembly

Front End Assembly (2KPE)
Thread
Size
Length
A
Length
B
Diameter
C
Diameter
D
Unified Coarse
2-561.690.970.180.34
4-401.691.090.260.40
6-321.851.250.310.50
8-321.851.050.350.51
10-241.851.340.370.51
1/4-201.651.440.420.63
Unified Fine
10-321.951.020.380.62
1/4-281.651.230.430.63
Metric Coarse
M2.5X.451.691.470.390.39
M3X.51.691.380.370.51
M4X.71.651.020.350.49
M5X.81.751.000.240.39
M6X11.651.480.390.63

Comparison Chart

KATO Hex Electric Tool

Hex Electric Tool
CT5408
KATO Prewinder Electric Tool
Prewinder Electric Tool
CT5408
KATO Round 400C Electric Tool
Round Electric Tool
CT5405
KATO Round 650C Electric Tool
Round Electric Tool
CT5406
Require Prewinder
Adapter
Insert Size
Capability
up to 3/8" up to 1/4" 2-56 to 8-32 8-32 to 3/8"
RPM

1000 1000 1000 910
Volume (Qty)

Medium to High
Bulk User
Medium to High
Strip Feed User
Medium
Bulk User
Medium
Bulk User
Weight

16.2 oz 16.5 oz 15.6 oz 28.1 oz
Length

9 in. 10 in. 9 in. 11 in.
Strip-Feed
Compatible
SBT-50 Transformer
Compatible
Chuck

Quick-Disconnect
Keyless Chuck
Quick-Disconnect
Keyless Chuck
Chuck Key Required Chuck Key Required
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