Tap Drill Size for NPT and NPTF Taper Threads
You got the job. You ordered and received material. You ordered and received taps and gages from North American Tool. The job is now out in the shop to be manufactured and the first operation is to produce a hole before tapping. How do you determine what tooling to do that with?
Holes before tapping pipe threads are produced either straight or tapered. The choice of method is
The acquisition of North American Tool Corporation extends custom product capability into the threading space, a new offering for GWS that adds a powerful dimension to the already robust product and service portfolio.
Tavares, FL February 4th, 2020 – GWS Tool Group is pleased to announce it has acquired North American Tool Corporation (NATC). They represent the second add-on acquisition in 2020 for GWS.
Located in Northern Illinois, North American Tool is a world-class supplier of special taps, dies, and gages. From solid carbide thread mills to high-speed steel taps and thread gages, North American Tool delivers high-quality specialized threading
North American Tool Corporation, South Beloit, IL, has announced the appointment of Steve Mayse as Director of Manufacturing.
Mayse will be responsible for developing and implementing operational strategies to strengthen and grow the manufacturing performance at North American Tool Corporation, a leading provider of special taps, thread mills, dies and gages to industrial markets, and Allen Benjamin Inc., a manufacturer of carbide and premium HSSE taps.
Steve brings a wealth of relevant manufacturing experience to his new position, with more than 35 years of senior management expertise, implementing strategic development and growth execution plans at various leading-edge manufacturers.
We realize how confusing the painstaking math is to get preplate part limits and a Tap “H” limit, but don’t worry, all you have to do is contact us with your thread information, and we will do the work. Call us at 800-USA-TAPS.
If you want to know how it's done, we’ve included the formulas for the engineer in all of us.