Tap Extensions replace extra-length taps.

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Style B Tap Extensions can be used for machine and hand tapping. Each extension fits individual tap sizes, and square or round sockets conform to size standards of most tap manufacturers. Close-fitting deep socket of extension supports tap, which is held firmly in place by 2 socket set screws bearing 90° apart on square of tap. Extensions are available individually or in sets that fit 15 tap sizes.



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Economical Walton Tap Extensions Provide Easy Access Into Difficult-To-Reach Tapping Locations


Walton Company's Style B Tap Extensions are inexpensive alternatives to hard-to-obtain extra-length taps. They can be used for both machine and hand tapping in difficult-to-reach locations.

Designed for a long service life, these quality alloy steel tools are heat-treated for strength and durability. Each Tap Extension fits an individual tap size, and square or round sockets conform to the size standards of leading tap manufacturers. The close-fitting deep socket of the Extension supports the tap, which is held firmly in place by two socket set screws bearing 90° apart on the square of the tap.

Walton Style B Tap Extensions are available in a wide range of sizes (both metric and inch). They can be purchased individually, fitting taps from 1.6mm to 38mm and #0 to 1- 1/2", or as a convenient set. The set, which includes nine Extensions, fitting fifteen tap sizes from 1.6mm to 12mm and #0 to 1/2", comes in a sturdy plastic case and includes three hex keys and six extra socket set screws. Walton also offers Style A Tap Extensions for hand tapping only.

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