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Last Updated: 01/20/2019

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  #1

Gyros 91-21015 High Speed Steel Metric Plug Tap, 3 mm-0.35 mm

Model: 91-21015   |    Mpn: 91-21015   |    Ean: 0780670228354   |    PartNumber: 91-21015   |   Asin: B00GCD4HVM

This tap can be used for a wide range of materials such as low carbon steels, stainless steel, copper, brass, aluminum and plastics. Hand taps can be used with tap wrench. Gyros offer a full line of taps, dies and accessories.

Features

  • Size: 3 mm-0.35 mm
  • High speed steel construction
  • Plug tap type
  • Used for putting threads in a hole made with a tap drill
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Brand: Gyros   |   Manufacturer: Gyros

Item Dimensions: 5 x 1 x 4 inches (12.7 x 2.5 x 10.2 cm)   |   Package Dimensions: 0.5 x 3 x 4.5 inches (1.3 x 7.6 x 11.4 cm)

Amazon Price: $6.24 | as of 01/20/2019(5:35pm pst)
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  #2

Drillco 18CDX 18Pc UNC Tap & Drill Index Only

Model: 18CDX   |    Mpn: 18CDX   |    Ean: 0045997492001   |    PartNumber: 18CDX   |   Asin: B071ZMW3P9

The Drillco 18CDX is an 18 Piece UNC Tap & Drill Index Only. This item is an empty tap index case.

Features

Brand: Drillco   |   Manufacturer: Drillco

Item Dimensions: 12 x 3 x 5 inches (30.5 x 7.6 x 12.7 cm)   |   Package Dimensions: 1.22 x 4.17 x 8.54 inches (3.1 x 10.6 x 21.7 cm)

Amazon Price: $17.44 | as of 01/20/2019(5:35pm pst)
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  #3

Gyros 91-21029 High Speed Steel Metric Plug Tap, 5.5 mm-0.9 mm

Model: 91-21029   |    Mpn: 91-21029   |    Ean: 0780670228491   |    PartNumber: 91-21029   |   Asin: B00GCD4XEI

This tap can be used for a wide range of materials such as low carbon steels, stainless steel, copper, brass, aluminum and plastics. Hand taps can be used with tap wrench. Gyros offer a full line of taps, dies and accessories.

Features

  • Size: 5.5 mm-0.9 mm
  • High speed steel construction
  • Plug tap type
  • Used for putting threads in a hole made with a tap drill
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Brand: Gyros   |   Manufacturer: Gyros

Item Dimensions: 5 x 1 x 4 inches (12.7 x 2.5 x 10.2 cm)   |   Package Dimensions: 0.3 x 3 x 4.2 inches (0.8 x 7.6 x 10.7 cm)

Amazon Price: $5.88 | as of 01/20/2019(5:35pm pst)
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  #4

YG-1 Z1 Series Vanadium Alloy HSS Roll Form Tap, TiN Coated, Round Shank with Square End, Plug Chamfer, 5/16"-18 Thread Size, H7 Tolerance

Model: Z1447   |    Mpn: Z1447   |    PartNumber: Z1447   |   Asin: B00F8ZJUUI

YG-1 Z1 series vanadium alloy HSS roll form tap. High-speed steel tools are good for most general purpose applications, offering a combination of hardness and toughness for wear resistance. Titanium nitride coatings add a hard layer of gold-colored ceramic to the surface that extends tool life and permits faster cutting speeds than uncoated tools. Round shanks allow use with a wide variety of toolholding systems. Straight flute tools allow chips to collect in the flutes as they cut and are well suited for most applications in shallow cuts. Right-hand cut tools have a cutting action that engages when they are run in a clockwise direction. Applications: Excellent for low carbon/free machining carbon steel, medium to high carbon steel, free machining stainless steel, pure aluminum/aluminum alloys, aluminum alloy castings, pure and alloyed copper, free machining brass/alloyed brass, zine, magnesium.

Features

  • High-speed steel tools are good for most general purpose applications, offering a combination of hardness and toughness for wear resistance
  • Titanium nitride coatings add a hard layer of gold-colored ceramic to the surface that extends tool life and permits faster cutting speeds than uncoated tools
  • Round shanks allow use with a wide variety of toolholding systems
  • Straight flute tools allow chips to collect in the flutes as they cut and are well suited for most applications in shallow cuts
  • Right-hand cut tools have a cutting action that engages when they are run in a clockwise direction
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Brand: YG-1   |   Manufacturer: YG-1 Tool Company

Package Dimensions: 0.4 x 0.4 x 3.2 inches (1.0 x 1.0 x 8.1 cm)

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  #5

5/8" - 27 HSS Right hand Thread Tap

 Ean: 0616469118769   |    PartNumber: T-5B82G   |   Asin: B0195V20PW

Brand new 5/8" - 27 HSS Right hand thread Tap.

Features

Brand: GAVAN   |   Manufacturer: GAVAN

Package Dimensions: 0.5 x 1 x 4.5 inches (1.3 x 2.5 x 11.4 cm)

Amazon Price: $16.99 | as of 01/20/2019(5:35pm pst)
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  #6

RedLine Tools - M3 X .50 Form Thread - Bottom Tap, D5 Thread Limit - RT36002

 PartNumber: RT36002   |   Asin: B01KG7FHE0

Tapping is one of the most critical operations in any shop. That's why you need high quality RedLine taps, which are proudly made in the USA. To provide superior precision and cutting control when working with a wide variety of materials, our high performance taps as well as general-purpose taps deliver every time. Our offering includes: spiral point taps, spiral flute taps, gun taps, form taps, as well as a variety of other types. To ensure that we can provide you with a tap that effectively creates the thread you need, we offer tools with multiple coating options including CrC, Oxide, TiCN and TiN. In addition to coatings, our taps are available in both Vanadium cobalt and High-Speed Steel. With these options, we can guarantee that you'll find the exact tool to expertly tap materials of varying hardness, while resisting excess wear and tear, regardless of your specific project. From high volume production to single hole-tapping applications, and from through-holes to blind holes, you'll find the coated or Uncoated (Bright) tool to get the job done. No matter what type of tap you need, you'll find it here at RedLine, simply browse our expansive selection below, or use the filter to find and order your tools even faster.

Features

  • 1.9375 Overall Length
  • HSS Substrate
  • Coating: Uncoated (Bright)
  • .1100 Square
  • .6250 Thread Length
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Brand: RedLine Tools   |   Manufacturer: RedLine Tools

Amazon Price: $10.53 | as of 01/20/2019(5:35pm pst)
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  #7

M20 x 2.5 Pitch Metric Taper First Tap Thread Cutter Cutting Repair Tungsten

 Ean: 5056133385458   |    PartNumber: TD146   |   Asin: B07K7N4QYH

Professional tap for commercial or occasional use

M20 x 2.5

M20 x 2.5 taper tap / first tap

Right hand threads

Taper thread distributes the cutting force over a large area and the taper shape helps the thread to start

Suitable to be used to start a thread

Manufactured from tungsten steel for strength and durability

Suitable for most materials such as steel, aluminium, copper etc

Features

  • M20 x 2.5 taper tap / first tap
  • Right hand threads
  • Suitable to be used to start a thread
  • Manufactured from tungsten steel for strength
  • Suitable for materials such as steel, aluminium, copper
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Brand: AB Tools   |   Manufacturer: AB Tools

Item Dimensions: 0.79 x 5.12 x 6.69 inches (2.0 x 13.0 x 17.0 cm)   |   

Amazon Price: $19.14 | as of 01/20/2019(5:35pm pst)
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  #8

Gyros 91-21008 High Speed Steel Metric Plug Tap, 2 mm-0.4 mm

Model: 91-21008   |    Mpn: 91-21008   |    Ean: 0780670228286   |    PartNumber: 91-21008   |   Asin: B00GCD4EOW

This tap can be used for a wide range of materials such as low carbon steels, stainless steel, copper, brass, aluminum and plastics. Hand taps can be used with tap wrench. Gyros offer a full line of taps, dies and accessories.

Features

  • Size: 2 mm-0.4 mm
  • High speed steel construction
  • Plug tap type
  • Used for putting threads in a hole made with a tap drill
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Brand: Gyros   |   Manufacturer: Gyros

Item Dimensions: 5 x 1 x 4 inches (12.7 x 2.5 x 10.2 cm)   |   Package Dimensions: 0.5 x 2.5 x 5 inches (1.3 x 6.4 x 12.7 cm)

Amazon Price: $9.36 | as of 01/20/2019(5:35pm pst)
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List Price: $12.67

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  #9

IRWIN 1552ZR Tap 5/8"-11Nc Bottom

Model: 1552ZR   |    Mpn: 1552ZR   |    Ean: 0042526015526   |    PartNumber: 1552ZR   |   Asin: B000TRJ8IY

Tap 5/8"-11Nc Bottom".

Features

Brand: Irwin Tools   |   Manufacturer: Newell Brands

Item Dimensions: 1 x 1 x 4.75 inches (2.5 x 2.5 x 12.1 cm)   |   Package Dimensions: 0.6 x 1 x 5.6 inches (1.5 x 2.5 x 14.2 cm)

Amazon Price: $7.67 | as of 01/20/2019(5:35pm pst)
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  #10

YG-1 Z6 Series Vanadium Alloy HSS Roll Form Tap with Oil Groove, Uncoated (Bright) Finish, Round Shank with Square End, Bottoming Chamfer, 4-40 Thread Size, H5 Tolerance

Model: Z6165   |    Mpn: Z6165   |    PartNumber: Z6165   |   Asin: B00F8ZODUA

YG-1 Z6 series vanadium alloy HSS roll form tap with oil groove. High-speed steel tools are good for most general purpose applications, offering a combination of hardness and toughness for wear resistance. Uncoated tools feature just the base substrate without any additional treatment or coatings and are suitable for a wide range of applications. Round shanks allow use with a wide variety of toolholding systems. Straight flute tools allow chips to collect in the flutes as they cut and are well suited for most applications in shallow cuts. Right-hand cut tools have a cutting action that engages when they are run in a clockwise direction. Applications: Excellent for low carbon/free machining carbon steel, medium to high carbon steel, free machining stainless steel, pure aluminum/aluminum alloys, aluminum alloy castings, pure and alloyed copper, free machining brass/alloyed brass, zine, magnesium.

Features

  • High-speed steel tools are good for most general purpose applications, offering a combination of hardness and toughness for wear resistance
  • Uncoated tools feature just the base substrate without any additional treatment or coatings and are suitable for a wide range of applications
  • Round shanks allow use with a wide variety of toolholding systems
  • Straight flute tools allow chips to collect in the flutes as they cut and are well suited for most applications in shallow cuts
  • Right-hand cut tools have a cutting action that engages when they are run in a clockwise direction
  • See more on Amazon...

Brand: YG-1   |   Manufacturer: YG-1 Tool Company

Package Dimensions: 0.2 x 0.3 x 2.7 inches (0.5 x 0.8 x 6.9 cm)

Amazon Price: $12.95 | as of 01/20/2019(5:35pm pst)
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  #11

Gyros 91-21019 High Speed Steel Metric Plug Tap, 3.5 mm-0.6 mm

Model: 91-21019   |    Mpn: 91-21019   |    Ean: 0780670228392   |    PartNumber: 91-21019   |   Asin: B00GCD4MZS

This tap can be used for a wide range of materials such as low carbon steels, stainless steel, copper, brass, aluminum and plastics. Hand taps can be used with tap wrench. Gyros offer a full line of taps, dies and accessories.

Features

  • Size: 3.5 mm-0.6 mm
  • High speed steel construction
  • Plug tap type
  • Used for putting threads in a hole made with a tap drill
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Brand: Gyros   |   Manufacturer: Gyros

Item Dimensions: 5 x 1 x 4 inches (12.7 x 2.5 x 10.2 cm)   |   Package Dimensions: 0.5 x 3 x 5 inches (1.3 x 7.6 x 12.7 cm)

Amazon Price: $7.17 | as of 01/20/2019(5:35pm pst)
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  #12

uxcell Nonslip Grip M3-M12 1/16"-1/2" Tap Reamer Adjustable Wrench Hand Tool

Model: US-SA-AJD-77109   |    Mpn: a15010700ux0363   |    PartNumber: a15010700ux0363   |   Asin: B00VGDV6GW

Suitable for 3 - 12mm Handle Width Tap 210mm Length. Adjustable jaws easy and firmly clamp the tools.Mainly used for Hand Tapping Operation. Straight handle design provides greater leverage, especially when using larger diameter tapes. Designed for use with taps, reamers, screw extractors and other tools.

Features

  • Product Name : Adjustable Tap Reamer Wrench;Tap Capacity : 3-12mm/1/16" - 1/2"
  • Overall Size(Closed) : 21 x 2.4x 1cm/8 x 0.9 x 0.4(L*W*H);Shank Diameter : 8mm/0.3
  • Color : Silver Tone, Black;Material : Metal
  • Total Weight : 146g
  • Package Content : 1 x Adjustable Tap Reamer Wrench
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Brand: uxcell   |   Manufacturer: uxcell

Item Dimensions: 0.79 x 1.18 x 8.66 inches (2.0 x 3.0 x 22.0 cm)   |   Package Dimensions: 1 x 6 x 8 inches (2.5 x 15.2 x 20.3 cm)

Amazon Price: $10.14 | as of 01/20/2019(5:35pm pst)
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List Price: $10.14 | Used Price: $7.06

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  #13

HPT 30750 Thread Forming High Performance Taps, DIN Length, Bottoming Style, High-Speed Steel, Bright Finish, H3 Pitch Diameter, 4-40 Size

Model: 30750   |    Mpn: 30750   |    Ean: 0686125307509   |    PartNumber: 30750   |   Asin: B00Q2HG6T4

Recommended for a wide variety of ductile materials up to 28Rc hardness. Thread Forming taps cold form rather than cut the threads. Advantages include no chips to dispose of, stronger high quality threads, increased tapping speeds, longer tap life and reduced tap breakage.

Features

Brand: HPT   |   Manufacturer: Morse Cutting Tools

Package Dimensions: 0.47 x 0.51 x 3.15 inches (1.2 x 1.3 x 8.0 cm)

Amazon Price: $20.17 | as of 01/20/2019(5:35pm pst)
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List Price: $21.13

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  5. 5/8" - 27 HSS Right hand Thread Tap
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  4. YG-1 Z1 Series Vanadium Alloy HSS Roll Form Tap, TiN Coated, Round Shank with Square End, Plug Chamf...
  5. 5/8" - 27 HSS Right hand Thread Tap
  6. RedLine Tools - M3 X .50 Form Thread - Bottom Tap, D5 Thread Limit - RT36002
  7. M20 x 2.5 Pitch Metric Taper First Tap Thread Cutter Cutting Repair Tungsten

Top Selling

  1. Gyros 91-21015 High Speed Steel Metric Plug Tap, 3 mm-0.35 mm
  2. Drillco 18CDX 18Pc UNC Tap & Drill Index Only
  3. Gyros 91-21029 High Speed Steel Metric Plug Tap, 5.5 mm-0.9 mm
  4. YG-1 Z1 Series Vanadium Alloy HSS Roll Form Tap, TiN Coated, Round Shank with Square End, Plug Chamf...
  5. 5/8" - 27 HSS Right hand Thread Tap
  6. RedLine Tools - M3 X .50 Form Thread - Bottom Tap, D5 Thread Limit - RT36002
  7. M20 x 2.5 Pitch Metric Taper First Tap Thread Cutter Cutting Repair Tungsten



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