Tapping Tools

Portable Tools

PipeMan Products, Inc. - Becomes a SpeedTaps(TM) Dealer

June 16, 2016

PipeMan Products, Inc. has become an approved distributor of the revolutionary SpeedTaps™ tapping solutions in standard and metric sizes. Concord, CA – PipeMan Products, Inc. is proud to announce that it has become a distributor of the new SpeedTaps™ tapping solutions. When operated with impact wrenches, SpeedTaps™ out-tap traditional hand tap methods by 14 to 1 holes tapped. Many... Read More

Fasteners & Hardware, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Blind Hole Taps machine stainless steels.

September 4, 2015

Designed for machining stainless steels and ISO M materials, TC142 Blind Hole Taps also have secondary application in ISO P materials, particularly in softer steels which require more chip control. Grade WW60RB, featuring wear-resistant coating, offers extended tool life and high cutting speeds for high-volume production. Grade WY80FC features vaporized surface that guarantees high level of process reliability thanks to optimized chip control. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Portable Magnetic Drill features automatic feed mechanism.

August 7, 2015

Suitable for production applications, MAB 825 V incorporates automatic feed mechanism with power retraction; double-insulated, 16 A, reversible motor with 4-speed oil bath gearbox; infinitely variable torque control; and full-wave electronics. Heavy-duty drill cuts holes up to 4 in. dia. in structural steel and other metals. Additional capabilities include twist drilling and reaming up to 1 ¼ in. dia, tapping up to 1 1/8 in. dia, and countersinking up to 2 in. Magnet holding force is 6,600 lb. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Components & Assemblies, Portable Tools

Programmable Hydraulic Tapping Arms combine power and efficiency.

July 14, 2015

Promoting machine tool utilization efficiency and shortening cycle times, FlexArm Hydraulic Tapping Arms run tapping and threading operations offline while CNC is running. Tapping 1 ½ in. in mild steel at 110 rpm is made possible due to Hydraulic Power Packs and gearboxes, and tapping and threading with FlexArm while lathe is running eliminates thread milling operations. End-users can program exact RPM for forward and reverse, and programmable depth control allows consistent tapping depth.
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Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

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

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

WIDIA Vari Family of Tools Takes Efficiency to the Extreme

November 1, 2013

For milling, drilling, or tapping, VariMill™, VariDrill™, and VariTap™ deliver high performance and real economy. To address the unique needs of job shop customers and the distributors who serve them, the WIDIA VariMill™, VariDrill™, and VariTap™ are specifically engineered to be versatile, easy to choose, easy to use, and deliver superior results in a wide range of applications... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Superior Tapping Performance in Multiple Materials from WIDIA(TM) VariTap

September 18, 2013

Latest tools built on 140-year legacy in tap design and engineering to deliver performance without compromise. Manufacturers, especially job shops, know better than most the pressures of ever-increasing customer demands and the equally demanding requirements to control costs. Multi-purpose tools have been one method many shops use to bridge the gap - excellent in certain materials and "good... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers, Test & Measuring Instruments

Marposs Features in-Process Tool Monitoring System at Westec 2013

July 31, 2013

Auburn Hills, MI – Marposs Corp. will present its Artis CTM-V5 system with DDU-4 torque and feed force sensor for identifying tool breakage and worn tools at WESTEC 2013 in booth #1946. The DDU-4 sensor is suitable for monitoring drilling and threading (tapping or thread forming) processes, as well as forming processes such as stir friction welding, by means of axial force and torque... Read More

Portable Tools

ATI Stellram Acquires Greenfield Assembled Threading Tool Lines

June 24, 2013

ATI Stellram announces the closing of its acquisition of the Assembled Threading Tools product lines of Greenfield Industries, Inc. The Geometric®, Supermetric®, H&G™, Vers-O-Tool® and Acme-Fette™ brands are now part of the ATI Stellram product portfolio which also features brands such as Stellram® Cutting Tool Systems, Garryson® Abrasives, Burrs and Routers and Landis® Threading... Read More

Chemical Processing & Waste Management, Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools, Test & Measuring Instruments

Auto-Tapper automatically frees lodged pellets from classifier.

September 24, 2012

Featuring pneumatic actuator set on adjustable cycle timer, Witte Auto-Tapper induces small resonance through perforated classifier deck that coordinates linear vibrating action to gently jolt any pellets blocking screen and permit continued movement towards reject discharge while opening holes to allow on-spec pellets to slide through screen. Available as option on pellet classifiers, Auto-Tapper is suited for separating plastic pellets, chemicals, food ingredients, animal feeds, and sludge.  Read More

Portable Tools

Solid Carbide Thread Formers boost cutting speed.

April 25, 2012

Prototyp Protodyn® HSC thread former is solid carbide tool engineered to improve thread forming cutting speed, productivity, and tool life. It features micrograin carbide substrate that is mated with hard multi-layer TiCN coating that makes it suitable for use in all formable materials with an Si-content of less than 12%, such as steel, stainless steel, and aluminum. It possesses a shank tolerance h6 for use in shrink-fit chucks and its polygonal form reduces friction for increased tool life. Read More

Portable Tools

Hand Tappers suit general purpose applications.

August 27, 2010

Intended for general-purpose tapping, Speedaire No. 4WXT7 (150 rpm) and No. 4WXT6 (250 rpm) feature pneumatic high-reversal-type motor with added torque that lets tool handle range of tap sizes. Tapping cycle starts at correct speed and reverses instantly, while integral quick change tool holder provides tap changing flexibility and accepts optional clutch type tap holders. Ergonomic pistol grip and adjustable side handle facilitate operation. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

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

Fasteners & Hardware, Portable Tools

Insert Grades offer threading of stainless and super alloys.

February 10, 2010

Suitable for ISO materials, GC1125 supports threading operations in steels, cast irons, and aluminum, while GC1135 excels in stainless steels, super alloys, and profiles requiring sharp cutting edges. Both grades are available in 16 mm insert for CoroThread 266 and benefit from iLock(TM) interface with secure insert clamping. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Tool System includes self-aligning taps and dies.

September 9, 2009

Performance Threading System(TM) incorporates Self-Aligning Taps, which align just by placing them in hole, and feature Chip Breaking Technology ensuring clean cuts when threading. System incorporates dies with alignment plate for precise threading on rod or stud; tap socket, which fits any 3/8 in. socket wrench or socket extension, and various drive tools. Tool cases have clear cases and are available in 1½ in. thick modular sets of SAE or Metric taps/dies and drive tools. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Tools combine drilling and tapping operations.

October 29, 2008

Utilizing 2 servo motors, which are synchronized for through-hole applications, SSM4 and SSM5 Drap Units are capable of high-speed drilling and tapping for class 3 thread production in single pass. Units are available with feed motors ranging from 2.8 lb-ft at 3,000 rpm to 15.85 lb-ft at 2,000 rpm, and spindle motors from 15.86-36.95 lb-ft at 2,000 rpm. Touchscreen control features conversational software that facilitates programming and active diagnostics. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

IMTS Advance News for MAG Industrial Automation Systems Booth Nos. A-8218 & F-2705

August 11, 2008

Productivity Solutions - Optimizing Cutting Performance and Improving Cycle Times at IMTS<4444>High performance tooling and processes increase productivity and precision of machines, extend tool life, reduce piece costs and save big on capital investment<4444>June 2008 - MAG Maintenance Technologies offers high performance rotary tooling, cutting fluids, application support and CATIA 5-axis... Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Multiple Axis Drill is suited for pipe applications.

August 7, 2008

Capable of drilling, boring, and tapping pipes of any diameter, Multi-Axial PowerDrill features 5 in. tool diameter and 5 axes of adjustment. Modular design facilitates setup, and optional mounting saddles allow unit to be used on pipes or flat surfaces. Field tool can utilize standard and reversible air motors in 1½ and 2½ hp sizes and works with range of standard tooling and tool adapters. Optional equipment includes 2-speed gearbox, pivot mount, digital level, and laser pointer. Read More

Portable Tools

Threading Tool comes in 0.5 and 0.625 in. insert sizes.

July 16, 2008

Targeting oil, gas, and mechanical engineering industries, CoroThread 266 high-precision threading tool features iLock insert locking system that simplifies tool set-ups, eliminates potential insert movement during machining, and disperses cutting forces with no pressure points, reducing strain on both tool and insert. Unit has axial and radial E-tolerance of 0.0004 and 0.002 in., respectively, minimizing effects of changing cutting edges to ensure maximum product consistency. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Threading Tool comes with textured grip.

July 11, 2008

Suited for forming new screw threads, cleaning out obstructions, or retapping burred and stripped threads, IDEAL Triple Tap features Santoprene® textured handle that reduces risk of repetitive strain injuries and provides slip-resistant grip, even when wet, while resisting damaging oils, fluids, perspiration, and abrasions. Rugged and compact tool is available in 3 thread sizes including 6-32, 8-32, and 10-24 (part number 35-411), or 6-32, 8-32, and 10-32 (part number 35-412). Read More