Taps & Dies
TAPS & DIES
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FEATURES
IRWIN TAP
IRWIN HANSON
IRWIN
®
HANSON
®
has been manufacturing High Carbon Steel threading tools for over 100 years, and has proven itself to be a brand you can trust.
Performance, thread quality, durability, and ease of use — proven for over a century.
8-10
threads
3-5
threads
1-2
threads
Ideal for tough starting applications
Preferred use with deep or
through-hole applications
• 8
to 10 threads chamfered
Taper Taps
• 3
to 5 threads chamfered
Most common chamfer
Plug Taps
Ideal for threading close to the bottom of blind holes
• 1
to 2 threads chamfered
Shortest standard chamfer
Bottom Taps
5/8", 1", 1-7/16"
and 1-13/16" Across Hex Flats
Best suited for maintenance and repair work
Recommended for use with hexagonal die stock handles
In area with limited space, die can be used with a wrench
or socket
Hexagon Dies
1", 1-1/2", 2"
and 3" Overall Diameter
Ideal for a precision threading with the
adjustment of die made by set screw
Adjustable dies allow the user to under or
over cut their threads
Fits into adjustable guide or plain die stock handles
Meets Federal Specifications GGG-D-296
Self-Aligning Dies
1"
and 1-1/2" Overall Diameter
Ideal for general purpose threading
Fits into adjustable guide or plain die stock
handles
Solid Round Dies
Tap and Die Styles
8-10
threads
Starts straight every time
Ideal for through holes and irregular surfaces
Self-Aligning Taps
Adjustable Round Dies
1"
Across Hex Flats
Starts straight every time
More steel at critical points for extra strength
Recommended for use with PTS die stock
Tap & Die Description Guide
10-24
NC
Fastener Diameter
10 -
Machine screw size
5/8" -
Fractional
8
mm - Metric
Thread Pitch
Threads per inch (machine & fractional)
Distance between threads (metric
)
Applications
General purpose machines and appliances
Automotive parts requiring extreme pressures
Special threads – either diameter or threads per inch
For optical or thin wall parts
For all pipe threads
For all pipe threads
Thread Type
NC = National Coarse (USS)
NF = National Fine (SAE)
NS = National Special
NEF = National Extra Fine
NPT = National Pipe Taper
BSP = British Standard Pipe
(
no thread symbol required for metric fasteners)
1.
Chamfer with various styles for specific drilling applications
2.
Tap size and recommended drill bit size are laser-etched on each tool for easy identification
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