Skip to Main Content
ASM Handbook

Machining

By
ASM Handbook Committee
ASM Handbook Committee
Search for other works by this author on:
ASM International
Volume
16
ISBN electronic:
978-1-62708-188-7
Publication date:
1989
Book Chapter

Tapping

By
Mark Johnson
Mark Johnson
Revising author
Tapmatic Corporation
Search for other works by this author on:
Published:
1989
Page range:
255 - 267

Abstract

Tapping is a machining process for producing internal threads. This article provides a discussion on machines and accessories of tapping. It reviews the seven categories of taps, namely, solid, shell, sectional, expansion, inserted-chaser, adjustable, and collapsible taps, as well as their design and functions. It explains the influences of various factors on the selection of tap design features and discusses the principal factors that influence the selection of equipment and procedure for tapping. The article reviews the factors that determine torque demand. It also provides an overview of tap materials and surface treatment and concludes with a discussion on tapping of taper pipe threads.

You do not currently have access to this content.
Don't already have an account? Register

Mark Johnson, 1989. "Tapping", Machining, ASM Handbook Committee

Download citation file:


×
Close Modal
This Feature Is Available To Subscribers Only

Sign In or Create an Account

Close Modal
Close Modal