High Speed Steel – Ground Thread
Hand taps are the most commonly used general
purpose taps. They are recommended for tapping free
machining steels, stainless steels, aluminum, zinc and
ductile steel. Hand taps are utilized in either through or
blind hole tapping.
3-5 Thread Chamfer
Most versatile choice for
through or blind holes.
1-2 Thread Chamfer
Designed for threading near
the bottom of blind holes.
7-10 Thread Chamfer
Have longest standard chamfer
for easier starts and less torque.