The special forming taps used in the in-die taping units are availablein inch and metric standard sizes listed below. All forming taps are sold with a TiN coating as standard. Other coatings for special material applications are available on request. Forming taps provide a superior quality and finish of thread, with no chip formation
Pitch Inserts & Tap Holders
Pitch inserts are interchangeable components of the tapping operation and are specific to the pitch of the tapped hole. Each pitch insert contains a tap holder with a quick release ball-detent collar. Taps can be easily changed in most applications.
For applications which tap inside an embossment, a pitch insert extension can be madespecific to your needs. Our engineering department will work with you to customize a pitch insert for your application.