• BSW - British Standard Whitworth
  • These Left Hand taps have an angle of thread is 55 degrees as opposed to 60 degrees in Metric and Unified threads.
  • This thread form was developed by Sir Joseph Whitworth in 1841.
  • The thread form has rounded roots and crests and is specified in BS84:1956.
  • BOTTOMING TAPS have a lead of two threads and are used to ensure minimum thread run-out when tapping to the bottom of a blind hole.
  • Bottoming Taps are typically preceded by the use of a Taper or Intermediate Tap.
  • INTERMEDIATE TAPS have a lead of four threads and are used in most general purpose applications to cut a thread true to a pre-drilled pilot hole.
  • TAPER TAPS have a lead of eight threads and are used as a starting tap in difficult or high precision holes.
  • Manufactured from HSS this general purpose tap is designed for use in medium tensile materials and is for hand or general machine use.
Pitch18 tpi
Overall Length72 mm
Tapping Drill6.5 mm
SKU 3086-5/16TS
Barcode # 9326518005995
Brand Bordo
Shipping Weight 0.0200kg
Type tools

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