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Drill America 3/8"-18 NPT Pipe Tap, Carbon Steel, DWTPT Series

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$ 7.42

Score By Feature

Based on 1,743 ratings
Durability
8.73
Value for money
8.28

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Product Description

Designed to clean, re-thread, or repair damaged pipe threads, carbon steel pipe taps are used for just that purpose
They are characterized solely by their base substrate and do not feature any additional treatment or coatings therefore, they can be used for a variety of different
An end that is square and round
Cutting with straight flute tools allows chips to collect in the flutes as they cut, and they are well suited to shallow cuts in general
Those cut by the right hand have a cutting action that works when they are run clockwise

Questions & Answers

Can you tell me how long the tap lasts?

I'm interested in the 1/2" NPT tap, which is a 3 A tiny bit longer than an eighth of an inch. I appreciate it

Is it possible to find out what the face width for the 1 inch 11-inch is Are you using 1/2 of a There is a 3/4 14 tap whose square shank is 1/2 inch, so I believe that it is 3/4 inch. ?

If you want to know the height of the flat beyond the first floor, then click here This is the first time that the half NPT Pipe Tap has been used on the square drive on the end of the shank. The number 840". Or, to put it another way, Please accept my thanks for 840 square feet.

Is there a protective case included with this?

Received it just now, and yes, it comes with a carrying case. Two-part plastic tough enough to stand up to anything It is far more than suitable to use the part case as its permanent home when it is (This answer is for the 2...- 5) Tap five times

Are there any tapes for 1/4in pipe threads that will work with a 1/4in nipple?

Can you tell me if this is In this case, assuming your pipe nipple is an NPT (National Pipe Thread) 1/4" iron pipe nipple with 18 tapered threads per inch, you would need to use a 1/4" National Pipe Thread tap.

Selected User Reviews For Drill America 3/8"-18 NPT Pipe Tap, Carbon Steel, DWTPT Series

The price is reasonable
5/5

It's a good tap for the money Has the ability to do what it says, and say You should lubricate it while using it and keep it in an oil coat after use, just like with any steel tap or die. Having a T fitting in place so I don't have to tear out a section of the drain at the house has been very useful to me. If I replaced the fitting, it would be cheaper, but since it was part of my bathroom sink drain and vent system, it could not be replaced. Corrosion and fusion had occurred on the threads of the horizontal nipple from the P trap to the drain/vent T branch. If I were to replace the T fitting, all the gas pipe from the floor up until the roof would have gone! Rather than the tap, I purchased a bottle of Tap Magic and the big tap. It has been so much easier and cheaper to install a tap in my house than I ever imagined. I have never been happier!.

Alan GODDARD
Alan GODDARD
| Dec 25, 2020
Threads can be cleaned up with this
5/5

You know there's some corners cut and probably not the best tool to use for heavy duty work like making new threads for hard steel, so you may be willing to pay 5x as much for a proper brand name tap. When I would fill the air compressor with a compressor, I would find that the brass reducing fitting would become corroded by water and that it would be impossible to remove. The tap was used to clear up the mess after I drilled it out. As for the brass, it had no problem taking care of it, and the steel threads were not an issue either. In the end, even if I only use it once, I'd still be able to cover its cost.

Bobby Watson
Bobby Watson
| Feb 07, 2021
It did not last very long
3/5

I did not notice that it lasted very long, but it seems heavy. It was difficult for me to clean or slightly expand one (1) existing 2" thread in soft cast iron, and some of the teeth cracked My first choice was to buy it, but I returned it and will buy a better one next time. My analysis found that it might still work on some materials (e. g. , PVC, copper), but not mine.

Elle Goldstein
Elle Goldstein
| Jan 28, 2021
I only needed to use it once
4/5

This tap was really only needed once Use for only a limited amount of time A 3/4 NPT thread was tapped into the aluminum hotpoint exhaust block of a Honda pressure washer engine for a special project. This did a fine job, though I probably won't use it Threads had been sharpened and were pointing inward By using a socket wrench, ratchet handle and a hammer, you can cut the ropes with no hassle Taking oil off the table. It was not common for plumbing stores to stock such a large tap. two part slide-together plastic sleeve, which will serve as its protective sheath after rust prevention.

Freyja Boyer
Freyja Boyer
| Jun 11, 2021
There isn't much to love about this tap However, it doesn't work as well as it should
3/5

Threading PLASTIC was extremely difficult and involved a significant amount of torque and lube. My opinion is that they're just a bad design (grind angles, etc. ) I have previously tapped stainless steel with good taps that were easier than this in Regardless, I only needed to drill 20 holes, so I wasn't going to spend a lot on a decent tap, so I guess they're OK, but I wouldn't recommend them for anything resembling production drilling.

Jackson BYRNE
Jackson BYRNE
| Mar 26, 2021
The results are good, but you have to work hard to get them
5/5

It was just what I needed to clean up the threads on a cast iron pipe. Size Although the tap in my hand resembles the picture, it has six flutes instead of four.

In order to use this, make sure your thread cutting lubricant is strong and you have lots of leverage. I had to put in a great deal of strength to get through it. There was enough room to use the 20" crescent wrench and I had a 20" crescent wrench. The lever would have been better if it had been longer. I am an average-size guy and was unable to turn this lever with a shorter one. There is no guarantee that your mileage will be the same. This was cheaper than hiring a plumber, but, that does not mean it is Just be prepared to do a lot of hard work if you are considering this.

Briar Travis
Briar Travis
| Apr 08, 2021
My life was made so much easier by your One of the ones I bought
4/5

My kitchen drain line felt warm when I turned on the tap. These threads broke off inside the cast iron fitting when I removed the only galvanized portion of the pipe. Using every method I could think of, I managed to get rid of half of the threads, but I couldn't access the other half. Although I bought this as a last resort, I should have bought it first.

The only complaint I have is that it is square rather than HEX, so I could not use socket compatibility. For turning the piece, I used an open-ended wrench with an opening of 1 1/8 inch. was able to finish the job by using a socket wrench and pry bar to work on the square head and am thankful that I found out that a 1 3/8 inch socket would fit.

Elian Mosley
Elian Mosley
| Aug 01, 2020
It does what it's supposed to do at a competitive price
5/5

The thread chaser I bought for chasining threads on 60 year old sink drains was used during a home remodeling project. It was surprising how well the pipes were in, but the old cast iron pipe threads needed to be cleaned. It was tapered nicely, so I had no difficulty starting it, the hardness seemed adequate, nothing chipped, and it was the cheapest tap Even though I have never used this tool every day, week, month, or year, I'd say it certainly beats paying a plumber when you have basic skills and a few materials available It can be used properly only if you have the knowledge of how to use it.

Egypt Rocha
Egypt Rocha
| Jan 15, 2021

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