Taps

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Taps are available for blind- and through-hole threads.

April 20, 2015

Compatible with materials ranging from steel to aluminium (ISO material groups P/M/K/N), Prototyp TC115 blind-hole tap and TC216 through-hole tap have HSS-E bodies and are available with TiN or vaporized coating. Vaporized variant increases process reliability, particularly regarding tough ISO M materials, while TiN coating promotes tool life and cutting speed. While TC115 has 45° helix angle for thread depth of 3xD and C form chamfer, TC216 features spiral point for forward chip evacuation and thread depth of 3.5xD. Read More

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Drill Tap Tools enable single-step drilling, tapping, deburring.

January 23, 2015

Intended for use on up to 10 gauge metal and supplied with 6 commonly used tap tools, Drill Tap Tool Kit (Cat No. 32217) lets users drill, tap, and deburr in one step. Each tap works with quick connect in power tools, and carrying case keeps taps in one place for immediate access. While 1/4 in. hex facilitates application with quick connect, high speed steel promotes durability. There are 6 tap sizes, plus 2 extra of commonly used bits, and carrying case comes with 2 bonus bits. Read More

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Threading Taps feature multi-layer coating.

June 17, 2014

Offered in blind hole and through hole designs for thread lengths up to 3 x D,  Z-Taps are suited for stainless steels, high strength alloys, tool steels, and cast steels <=30 Rc. Units have advanced chamfer geometry and rake/flute form. GLT-1 multi-layered coating, offering heat resistance and outer anti-friction layer, produces controllable chip formation that is released smoothly for efficient chip removal. Sizes from No. 4 to ¾ in. are available in UNC, UNF, and Metric Fine and Coarse. Read More

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Through Hole Coolant Taps offer heightened wear resistance.

April 16, 2014

Available in 3 versions that are suitable for large batch sizes and mass production, Prototex® HP-P Series is targeted at steel applications from 600-1250 N/mm².  Prototex HP-P (1) has HSS-E-PM substrate and TiCN coating and is particularly effective in unstable conditions. HP-P (2), featuring HSS-E substrate with TiCNX coating, delivers high tool life under normal conditions. With HSS-E-PM substrate and TiCNX coating, HP-P (3) provides optimal tool life under good conditions. Read More

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Through-Hole Tap is optimized for performance, life expectancy.

November 26, 2013

Designed for through-hole threads up to 3.5xD, Prototyp Prototex® Eco Plus is manufactured from HSS-E-PM and can be used on steel, stainless steel, and cast iron as well as such non-ferrous metals as aluminum and copper. Pre-treatment optimizes adhesion of THL hard material coating, increasing performance and tool life, while optimized geometry in chamfer section increases process reliability. Offered in several designs, tool can be supplied with internal cooling and radial coolant outlet. Read More

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Pipe Taps maximize threading efficiencies.

September 27, 2013

Made with HSSE high-speed steel, Spiral Flute Pipe Taps are engineered to handle demanding pipe tapping applications for NPT and NPTF thread forms. Taps are manufactured to Table 311 standard pipe tap dimensions for straight and taper styles, and are designed with standard projection length. Steam oxide coating is standard and alternate coatings are available, depending on specific application. Read More

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In-Die Tapping Heads suit press speeds up to 200 spm.

July 30, 2013

Designed for metal stamping industry, Series 3000 offers tapping capacity of #2–56 to ¼–20 and press strokes from 2 ½–16 in., while Series 6000 features #6–32 to ½–13 capacity and press strokes from 3–20 in. Units can be removed from die without pulling die from press, minimizing downtime by eliminating multiple die set ups. Tapping heads include adjustable coolant ring, optimized lead screw/tap collet design, and multiple mounting options for press accessibility. Read More

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Blind Hole Tap eliminates bird's nest swarf.

May 16, 2013

Designed for tapping long-chipping high tensile strength steels, Prototyp Paradur® Short Chip HT Tap has 15° helix angle for chip removal, even in deep and protected threads. This reduces to 9° helix angle which, combined with ground rake in chamfer, ensures creation of short chips. Axial internal cooling rinses chips out of hole through spiral flutes. Tool life is optimized by THL hard coating, except on reduced helix in lower section of tool which is ground after coating is applied. Read More

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Forming Tap produces threads within 2B and 3B classes.

February 18, 2013

Made with DIN length shank for extra reach, MultiTAP-Form is suitable for use with carbon steel, steel alloys, stainless steel, aluminum, copper, brass, and bronze. TiN coated high-speed steel tap features short chamfer lead of 1.5–2 pitch, which is suited for bottom tapping. Lubrication grooves allow coolant flow-to-form action for holes requiring long thread length. Taps are available for UNC or UNF threads, from #4-40 to 3/8-24 in. sizes and  metric sizes from M4 x 0.7 to M10 x 1.5. Read More

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Remote Discharge Taps bring precision dispensing to point of use.

December 4, 2012

Featuring all-thermoplastic, injection-molded construction, RT Series hand-operated taps can deliver low-viscosity liquids at rates from drops to gallons to beakers, weighing scales, or day tanks from original chemical source containers using GoatThroat® Pumps or on-demand electric pumps with ½ in. inlet and outlet tubes. Nitrile, EPDM, or viton seals are available, and ½ in. ID hoses that are offered include PVC, Tygon® 2375, 4040, or 200SE chemical hoses. Read More

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Blind Hole Tap cuts threads in holes up to depth of 3 x D.

November 30, 2012

Manufactured out of HSS-E PM, Prototyp Paradur® Eco Plus is optionally available with THL or TiN coating, and external or internal cooling with radial or axial coolant outlet. This allows tap to process structural and high tensile steels, abrasive materials and materials that tend to fuse, stainless steels, malleable cast iron, and copper/aluminum alloys. Offered in sizes up to M64, tap features helix angle of 45°, long flutes, and tapered guide. Read More

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Precision Ground Taps feature productivity enhancing flute.

May 24, 2012

NPT Taper Pipe Taps have flute with variable skip tooth geometry that optimizes chip flow and clearance while also lowering tapping torque. Design accommodates materials that produce long, stringy chip formations. Constructed of premium high speed steel and PVD coated for extended life, tools come in pipe sizes 1/16-1 in. NPT and in 2 overall lengths: standard ANSI length, and longer DIN length that allows for additional reach, chip clearance, and coolant delivery. Read More

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Cobalt Steel Taps feature chip-breaking technology.

October 18, 2011

Ground with eccentrically relieved threads that feature full pitch diameter relief, Rekord DZ Series eliminates formation of continuous chips that occur when tapping carbon steels, alloy steels, and austenitic stainless steels. Cutting face geometry and spiral flute form combine to affect chip flow, chip curl, and chip length. Ground with 2BX increased pitch diameter, taps also feature TIN surface treatment and can be used in horizontal/vertical machining. Read More

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Large Diameter Taps suit wind energy applications.

October 11, 2011

Available in sizes from M24-M42, HSS-E-PM Beyond(TM) taps feature wear-resistant powder metal substrate and proprietary top layers and coatings. Beyond(TM) HSS-E taps deliver optimal performance in tapping steel components - gear rings and mainshafts - or cast-iron components: hubs, housing, and gear boxes. Designed for conventional non-rigid and CNC-synchronous tapping machines, precision h6 shanks enable use in conventional tap holders with square drive or in precision round toolholders. Read More

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JIS Taps produce threads with JIS Class 2 tolerance.

January 26, 2011

Suited for through- or blind-hole applications, Emuge JIS Taps produce threads in steels, stainless steels, cast and non-ferrous, titanium and titanium alloys, nickel and nickel-base, and cobalt-base alloys. Taps are coated with titanium carbonitride or titanium nitride to extend tool life. Available in sizes from M 5 x 0.8 to M 12 x 1.75 in metric coarse and M 10 x 1.25 to M 20 x 1.5 in metric fine, taps come in straight-flute, spiral point, slow- and fast-spiral flute configurations. Read More

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Powder-Metal Taps are built for demanding applications.

June 28, 2010

Designed for precision tapping applications in steel and stainless steel, WIDIA-GTD(TM) HSS-E taps feature powder-metal substrate with high levels of cobalt content for optimal heat resistance and extended tool life. Manufactured to ANSI and DIN standards, taps feature precision h6 shanks for use with conventional tap holders with square drive or precision round tool holders. Choices include 15° left-hand helix for tapping through holes or 45° right-hand helix for blind holes. Read More

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General-Purpose Tap works with wide material range.

June 4, 2010

Intended for short and medium run applications, MultiTAP cuts range of materials - carbon steel, steel alloys, stainless steel, aluminum, cast iron, copper, brass, bronze - and produces threads within 2B and 3B classes of fit. Construction is of proprietary grade of high speed steel (HSS-E), Nitrided with Ne2 surface treatment, and products are available in spiral point as well as spiral flute configurations. Tap sizes cover full range for UNC or UNF threads. Read More

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Tapping Head facilitates tapping of small holes up to ½ in.

February 2, 2009

Compatible with any small CNC using R8 or MT3 taper, Tension/Compression Tapping Head model PN 31163 includes tapping chuck and nine quick-change collets. It is compatible with ANSI-compliant inch (#0-½ in.) and metric (M1.6-12) taps and has ¾ in. of float built in to maintain coordination of spindle speed and feed rate. Tool works seamlessly with PCNC 1100 mill, and can also be used with other manufacturers' machines that can accept ¾ in. shank. Read More

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Tool System taps threaded holes in sheet metal.

November 3, 2004

Mate EasyTap(TM) produces precisely located threaded holes, with repeatable quality, in CNC thick turret punch presses. Threaded holes are produced in pre-punched holes or in extruded holes located on sheet. Features include automatic lubrication system, pre-pierce hole miss protection, and push button length adjustment. Tooling produces full range of threaded hole diameters in materials including stainless steel, mild steel, and aluminum. Read More

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Splice Taps do not require wire stripping.

April 30, 2004

Scotchlok(TM) Splice Taps, used for quick connections with no wire stripping, are available in wire ranges from 22-10 gauge. Users insert both wires, squeeze down metal insert with pliers, and snap cover in place. Moisture resistant Splice Taps employ protective gel that ensures moisture-resistant barrier. They are available in 18-14 gauge wire. Read More