Spiral Fluted Taps: adjusting the bored hole size

When tapping different materials using spiral fluted taps, some issues such as the chipping of the tap, tap breakage, tap welding may take place occasionally. The adoption of some precautions helps overcoming these problems. Selecting a different diameter of the bored hole is a simple and feasible trick. Making the bored hole as large as… Read more »

Blue Ring Series: taps for stainless steel

This article introduces the Yamawa Blue Rings Series of taps for stainless steel. It gives technical advices about the effectiveness of the oxidization treatment (OX) and non-water soluble oil use. Furthermore, this Focus highlights the advantages of larger bored holes before tapping. Yamawa’s series of taps for stainless steel (Blue Ring Series) is comprised of… Read more »