Posithread was established in 1986 to manufacture and grind carbide inserts specifically for the threading market. We utilise the unique technology in the manufacture of formed Electro Plated Diamond Wheels, allowing us the flexibility to mass produce standard and bespoke threading inserts within fine tolerances.
Over the last ten years Posithread has expanded, introducing new threading product lines and now incorporates the manufacture of Oilfield Premium Threads under License to: VAM, JFE, TENARIS, NIPPON STEEL
Our inserts are designed and manufactured on site by a staff of highly trained grinding technicians, utilising state-of-the-art 5 axis profile grinders as well as creep feed technology, and 25 years of amassed Profile Grinding techniques.
Vardex has earned its reputation as the #1 indexable system worldwide.
The Vardex indexable laydown thread turning insert technology was developed over 50 years ago. Vargus patented designs continue to be the industry standard to this day.
With over 6000 different tools, VARDEX Thread Turning tools offer the largest and most extensive collection of pitches and standards in different grades, IC ranges and types of insert styles, as well as customized methods for the oil and gas industry.