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. 668-1125
FabrikantRS PRO
76,48 €
1 Set
Set(s)
M12 M3 M12 M3 32 Blank HSS
RS-stocknr. 300-9735
FabrikantRS PRO
138,41 €
1 Set
Set(s)
M6 M2 M6 M2 12 Blank HSS
RS-stocknr. 364-3723
FabrikantRS PRO
95,84 €
1 Set
Set(s)
M12 M3 M12 M3 12 Blank -
RS-stocknr. 300-7509
FabrikantRS PRO
548,51 €
1 Set
Set(s)
0.75 in UNF 0.25 in UNF 0.75 in UNF 0.25 in UNF 25 Blank HSS
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. 300-7436
FabrikantRS PRO
259,02 €
1 Set
Set(s)
M10 M3 M10 M3 20 Blank HSS
RS-stocknr. 264-8345
FabrikantRS PRO
83,48 €
1 Set
Set(s)
M20 M25 M20 M25 5 Blank HSS
RS-stocknr. 427-925
FabrikantRS PRO
214,10 €
Each
Aantal stuks
0.1875 in BSW 0.5 in BSW 0.1875 in BSW 0.5 in BSW 24 Blank HSS
RS-stocknr. 668-1129
FabrikantRS PRO
265,70 €
1 Set
Set(s)
M20 M3 M20 M3 54 Blank HSS
RS-stocknr. 300-7458
FabrikantRS PRO
572,07 €
1 Set
Set(s)
M20 M6 M20 M6 29 Blank HSS
RS-stocknr. 300-7492
FabrikantRS PRO
258,71 €
1 Set
Set(s)
0.5 in UNF 0.25 in UNF 0.5 in UNF 0.25 in UNF 14 Blank HSS
RS-stocknr. 668-0775
FabrikantRS PRO
27,25 €
1 Set
Set(s)
M12 M3 M12 M3 8 Blank -
RS-stocknr. 300-7464
FabrikantRS PRO
236,91 €
1 Set
Set(s)
0.5 in UNC 0.25 in UNC 0.5 in UNC 0.25 in UNC 14 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. 668-1138
FabrikantRS PRO
65,08 €
1 Set
Set(s)
M12 M3 M12 M3 32 Blank Carbon Steel
RS-stocknr. 205-3242
FabrikantRS PRO
224,19 €
Each
Aantal stuks
1.25 in 0.375 1.25 0.375 in 7 Blank -
RS-stocknr. 300-7442
FabrikantRS PRO
271,38 €
1 Set
Set(s)
M12 M3 M12 M3 18 Blank HSS
RS-stocknr. 427-913
FabrikantRS PRO
64,25 €
Each
Aantal stuks
M6 M2 M6 M2 25 Blank HSS
RS-stocknr. 612-2724
Fabrikantnummer3887
FabrikantGear Wrench
363,54 €
1 Set of 1
Set(s)
0.5 in UNC 4.0 in UNC 0.5 in UNC 4.0 in UNC 75 Blank Carbon Steel
RS-stocknr. 224-4549
FabrikantnummerL120 8M
FabrikantDormer
309,12 €
1 Set
Set(s)
M6 M2 M6 M2 12 Blank HSS
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