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How Do You Use An Adjustable Die Stock?

February 03, 2022

When you’re working with threads, a die stock is a vital piece of equipment. A die can be held in place with a die stock during external threading, but first you’ll need to know what kind of stock to…
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The difference between BSP and NPT threads

December 23, 2021

NPT and BSP are pipe thread standards used for screw threads on pipes and pipe fittings, used to seal pipes. So, what’s the difference between them? The difference has a lot to do with your location …
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How To Identify BSP Threads

November 09, 2021

British Standard Pipe Threads are some of the commonly used types of threads you can find, but do you know how to identify them? If you’re not keen on a second trip to the shop after buying the wrong…
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Are BSP and NPT Threads Compatible?

October 25, 2021

Pipes are only as good as their connection. If two pipes come together without a snug fit, then you have a problem on your hands.A big part of making sure pipes fit together perfectly is their thread…
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What Does British Standard Pipe (BSP) Thread Mean?

October 04, 2021

Are you an engineering expert? Do you like putting things together? Are you preparing for an upcoming project?If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, you've come to the right place. All of t…
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What Is the Most Common Thread Type?

October 04, 2021

Congratulations! If you're getting ready to read this article, we're assuming that you're about to begin your very own project. And, whether this is your first project or your fiftieth, it's importan…
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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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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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