Threading Tap & Die Sets

Taps and dies are used to create screw threads, both internal and external. Most are cutting tools, but some are forming tools. Taps are used to cut the threads of the female portion, such as a nut, for example, and this process is called tapping. On the other hand, a die is used to cut or form the male portion, such as the corresponding bolt, and this is called threading.


Both tools can also be used to clean dirt and debris from their respective products, which is called chasing. However, taps and dies will generally remove some material during use, and so specific tools have been created for the specific purpose of cleaning – these are called chasers. These are made of softer materials so that they do not remove more material from the threads.


How do they work?


Using a simple method of securing the rod of the chosen screw, bolt, or pipe in a vice, apply a little cutting paste before placing the die onto the rod and rotating clockwise with a die handle. Each full turn cuts a new thread onto the rod.


When would I use it?


Tap and die sets are typically used in the electrical & industrial sectors, as well as servicing and automotive workshops.


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Omschrijving Prijs Maximum Die Size Minimum Tap Size Maximum Tap Size Minimum Die Size Number of Pieces Set Contents Material
RS-stocknr. 224-4549
FabrikantnummerL120 8M
FabrikantDormer
€ 309,12
1 Set
Set(s)
M6 M2 M6 M2 12 Blank HSS
RS-stocknr. 427-925
FabrikantRS PRO
€ 163,16
Each
Aantal stuks
0.1875 in BSW 0.5 in BSW 0.1875 in BSW 0.5 in BSW 24 Blank HSS
RS-stocknr. 364-3723
FabrikantRS PRO
€ 95,84
1 Set
Set(s)
M12 M3 M12 M3 12 Blank -
RS-stocknr. 427-913
FabrikantRS PRO
€ 64,25
Each
Aantal stuks
M6 M2 M6 M2 25 Blank HSS
RS-stocknr. 668-1138
FabrikantRS PRO
€ 65,08
1 Set
Set(s)
M12 M3 M12 M3 32 Blank Carbon Steel
RS-stocknr. 300-7470
FabrikantRS PRO
€ 411,88
1 Set
Set(s)
0.75 in UNC 0.25 in UNC 0.75 in UNC 0.25 in UNC 21 Blank HSS
RS-stocknr. 668-1129
FabrikantRS PRO
€ 265,70
1 Set
Set(s)
M20 M3 M20 M3 54 Blank HSS
RS-stocknr. 499-346
Fabrikantnummer4470418
FabrikantEVENTUS
€ 34,05
1 Set
Set(s)
M12 M3 M12 M3 8 Blank -
RS-stocknr. 300-7436
FabrikantRS PRO
€ 259,02
1 Set
Set(s)
M10 M3 M10 M3 20 Blank HSS
RS-stocknr. 792-002
FabrikantRS PRO
€ 1.391,49
1 Kit
Kit(s)
2.0 in 0.5 2 0.5 in 8 Blank -
RS-stocknr. 146-8352
FabrikantnummerT4032
FabrikantCK
€ 53,40
Each
Aantal stuks
0.125 in NPT 0.5 in NPT 0.125 in NPT 0.5 in NPT 21 Blank Carbon Steel