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What Are National Pipe Thread Standards?

July 21, 2021

Are you familiar with the kind of pipe thread that you need? Are you following national pipe thread standards? Did you even know that these standards exist? If you're not sure about your pipe threads…
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What Are UNC Threads?

July 21, 2021

Threading is an important part of understanding fasteners. There are many types of screw threads. When tapping bolts or threading screws, it’s essential to know the proper thread size. There are two …
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TYPES OF TAP

April 21, 2021

HAND TAPS ISO 529These are straight flute general purpose tools which can be used for both machine or hand tapping. They are generally the most economical tool for use on production runs, but are bes…
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THREAD ROLLING GENERAL INFORMATION

April 21, 2021

Thread rolling is essentially a cold forging operation.The thread rolls, when forced onto the component, which has been prepared at the pitch diameter of the required thread, form the thread root, th…
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DIE HEAD, THREAD CUTTING OR THREAD ROLLING?

April 21, 2021

Thinking of using a threading head to produce threaded components in quantity? Wondering which will be your best option. Here are a few facts that may help you to decide.Firstly you need to choose be…
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LANDIS DIE HEAD MAINTENANCE

April 21, 2021

Adjusting, cleaning and reparing landis headsTo obtain the best results from the chasers used in a die head, it is necessary that the die head be cleaned and adjusted periodically. The instructions c…
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WHAT ARE UNEF THREADS?

April 21, 2021

Using standardised screws is an easy way to streamline production for international projects. They can also save your manufacturing plant a lot of money and time, too. But, have you ever wondered wha…
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How To Calibrate Thread Gauge

April 21, 2021

Discovering that an uncalibrated thread gauge can destroy your machinery by thousands of a millimetre is daunting by anyone's standards. And, although it is tempting to outsource calibration, you can…
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Coventry Die Heads General Information

April 14, 2020

Coventry Die Heads & Chasers, OperatingCoventry die heads and copies thereof (Rubometric, OSG etc) are the most commonly used thread cutting die heads. They are reliable, hard wearing, simple to …
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