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20 pc Tap & Dies Set

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A 20-piece tap and die set is a collection of tools used for threading and cutting threads on metal bolts, screws, and other threaded components. The set typically includes a variety of taps and dies in different sizes, along with supporting tools such as handles, wrenches, and a storage case. Taps are used to create internal threads in a hole, while dies are used to create external threads on a rod or bolt. The set may include both metric and standard (imperial) measurements to accommodate a range of fastener sizes. A well-rounded 20-piece tap and die set provides versatility and precision for repairing or creating threaded connections in various applications.

 

1. Made from alloy steel
2. Heat treated
3. Anti-rust treatment
4. Packed by black painted iron box
5.Set specification: M3 / M4 / M5 /
M6 / M7 / M8 / M9 / M12 tap die, zinc alloy tap and zinc alloy dye

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Uses

  1. Thread Repair: One of the primary uses is repairing damaged or stripped threads on bolts, nuts, or other threaded components. Taps and dies allow you to clean up and re-thread the damaged areas, restoring the functionality of the fastener.
  2. Custom Fabrication: When working on custom projects that involve metalworking, a tap and die set is essential for creating custom threads on bolts, rods, or other hardware to suit specific requirements.
  3. Maintenance and Repair: In automotive, machinery, or general maintenance, a tap and die set is indispensable for fixing or replacing threaded parts. This is particularly useful in repairing or modifying existing equipment.
  4. Construction Projects: For Dyers and professionals involved in construction projects, the tap and die set is used for creating or repairing threaded connections in structural components, fasteners, or other metal parts.
  5. Tool and Equipment Maintenance: Regular maintenance of tools and equipment often involves dealing with threaded components. A tap and die set allows you to maintain and repair threads on various tools and equipment.
  6. Plumbing Work: In plumbing, taps and dies are used to thread pipes and fittings. This is crucial for creating leak-free connections and ensuring the proper functioning of plumbing systems.
  7. Metalworking: Machinists and metalworkers use tap and die sets for a wide range of applications, including creating threads on screws, bolts, and other metal parts used in machinery and fabrication.
  8. Woodworking: While less common in woodworking compared to metalworking, tap and die sets can be useful for creating threads in wooden components, especially in projects where metal and wood are combined.
  9. DIY Projects: Hobbyists and DIY enthusiasts often find tap and die sets invaluable for various home projects, whether it’s building furniture, fixing appliances, or working on other creative endeavors.
  10. Emergency Repairs: Having a tap and die set on hand is useful for on-the-spot repairs, especially in situations where obtaining a replacement part immediately may be challenging.
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Safety measures and precautions

  1. Eye Protection:
    • Always wear safety glasses or goggles to protect your eyes from metal chips, debris, and any potential splashing lubricants or cutting fluids.
  2. Hand Protection:
    • Wear appropriate work gloves to protect your hands from sharp edges, metal burrs, and any potential injuries while handling tools and metal pieces.
  3. Clothing:
    • Avoid loose-fitting clothing and wear long sleeves to protect your arms from metal chips and any accidental contact with rotating or moving parts.
  4. Work Area:
    • Ensure your work area is well-lit and organized. Clear away clutter to prevent tripping hazards, and maintain a clean workspace to easily locate tools and avoid accidents.
  5. Secure Workpiece:
    • Secure the workpiece firmly in a vise or clamp before starting the threading process. This prevents movement and ensures stability during the operation.
  6. Proper Tool Selection:
    • Use the correct size and type of tap or die for the job. Using the wrong tool can lead to damage, breakage, or improper threading.
  7. Cutting Fluid:
    • When threading metal, use an appropriate cutting fluid or lubricant to reduce friction, dissipate heat, and improve the cutting process. Be cautious with the use of lubricants to prevent slips.
  8. Stable Platform:
    • If using a hand-held tap wrench or die handle, make sure you have a stable footing. Avoid overreaching or awkward positions that may compromise your balance.
  9. Controlled Force:
    • Apply steady and controlled force when turning the tap or die. Avoid excessive force, as it may lead to broken tools or distorted threads.
  10. Direction of Rotation:
    • Pay attention to the correct direction of rotation when using the tap and die set. Follow the natural cutting direction to ensure proper threading and avoid tool damage.
  11. Inspect Tools:
    • Regularly inspect taps, dies, and handles for any signs of damage or wear. Replace any worn or damaged tools to ensure safe and effective operation.
  12. First Aid Kit:
    • Have a basic first aid kit nearby in case of minor injuries. Be prepared to address cuts, scrapes, or other common injuries associated with metalworking.

 

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