Tools

HSS Taps and Dies

Taps     Dies

Virtually all sizes/threads including British, Metric, Pipe etc. are available singly or as sets.

HSS Tap set consists of #1 Tap, #2 Tap and #3 [finishing] Tap of a specified thread. Round Dies available.

To tap a thread through plate or sheet material, only the #1 is required as it has a conical tip for starting, and a finishing thread further up the shaft.

To cut a thread in a blind hole, the drilled hole must be started with the #1 tap, and finished with the #3 tap. Whether the #2 tap is necessary depends upon the hole-depth and material. The #3 tap is also commonly used for cleaning and refinishing existing threads.

The most commonly required taps and dies are available from stock, but we can obtain all sizes within a couple
of days.


Thread Repair/Re-inforcement

from

Recoil


Kits, Insert packs and individual HSS Taps (for the kits).

Virtually all sizes/threads including British, Metric, Pipe etc. are available.

Although there are many thread replacement tools on the market, the high quality and reasonable price of RECOIL makes the Each kit is supplied with a special oversize HSS tap, insertion tool, pack of stainless inserts and fitting instructions.

Inserts are available in three lengths, the most common being 1.5d [supplied with the kit]. "d" being the diameter
of the insert. Refill-packs of 1d, 1.5d and 2d are also available, denoting the ratio of length to diameter of the insert.
All inserts can be cut to a required length with a good sidecutter-tool.

The most commonly used kits and refill-packs are available from stock, and we can obtain all other sizes very quickly.


Ball-end Socket ("Allen") keys


From BONDHUS come in a tough plastic holder, and have a 10 year manufacturers guarantee.

Model Z13 BLX, is a 13 piece Inch set:

Bondhus 13blx

comprising of sizes: .050, 1/16, 5/64, 3/32, 7/64, 1/8, 9/64, 5/32, 3/16, 7/32, 1/4, 5/16, 3/8"


Model M9 BLX is a 9-piece Metric set:

Bondhus 9blx

contains: 1.5mm, 2mm, 2.5mm, 3mm, 4mm, 5mm, 6mm, 8mm, 10mm Keys


T-Grips


Model Z6 BTX, a 6-piece T-grip set: INCH

Bondhus T-Grip

comprises: 5/32, 3/16, 7/32, 1/4, 5/16, 3/8"

Single T-grips from stock: 5/32, 3/16, 7/32, 1/4".


All above sizes from stock. Other sizes, including metric & TORX® available to order.

 
                 
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