This article discusses the types and operations of the most common machines used for die threading. The construction, types, and comparison of solid and self-opening dies are discussed. The article explains the modification of chasers for threading Monel shaft. The principal factors that influence thread quality, production rate, and cost in die threading are composition and hardness of work metal; accuracy and finish; thread size; obstacles, such as shoulders or steps; speed; lead control; and cutting fluid. The article examines these factors and describes the tools and cutting fluids used for pipe threading along with the severity of stop lines.
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