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The Tap & Die Co
445 West Green Road
London N15 3PL - UK
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TAPS+DIES Sets  Dienuts, Boxed Sets taps dies Tapholders Dieholders, Drills(Taper Shank, Long, Stubdrills, Blacksmith,  Centredrills, Carbide tipped, Masonry), Reamers(Taper Pin, ExtraLond , Socket, Bridge)Endmills, Slotdrills,Combimills,Ball Nosed slotdrills,Cutters:(Corner Rounding,Dovetail,T Slot,Woodruff Keyseating,Toolbits,Slitting Saws,Plain Helical,Side&Face, Involute Gear,Concave Convex)
LARGEST Company in London, UK for TAPS, DIES, DIENUTS - Suppliers to industry for since 1978
Manufacture-supply individually or in British-made Wooden Box or Metal BOX SETS over 1000 sets on the shelf
URGENT dispatch for payment by Bankcard - Delivery to your door, anywhere in the World
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Securely BUY our taps, dies, dienuts, Boxed Sets on-line
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Note: If any tool PRICE is required, email us:  type, size, quantity & country, to enable us quote, to your door

  WOODEN BOX TAPS, DIES, HOLDERS
BSW, BSF, UNC, UNF, BSCycle, BA, Metric, Model Engineer containing: taps 1 Taper + 1 Bottoming(plug) + 1 die + tapwrench(es) + diestock(s)
Excellent quality HQS taps & dies (tougher & better alternative to HSS) which cuts superbly even into stainless - LOWEST prices found here, as huge discounts given
over 500 boxes always on the shelf

WOODEN BOX  TAPS, DIES, HOLDERS: in: BSW, BSF, UNC, UNF, BSCycle, BA, Metric, Model Engineer

WOODEN BOX DIENUTS
in:  BSW, BSF, UNC, UNF, Metric sizes
containing 
Hexagon DIENUTS   (excellent quality)

Used for cleaning & restoring threads & can be used with hexagon-spanners
 

WOODEN BOX DIENUTS:  BSW, BSF, UNC, UNF, Metric

Metal Box TAPS  in AWARD-winning boxes
in:  Metric, BSCycle, BSW, BSF, UNC, UNF, BA, Model Engineer sizes
Each box contains all
T(=Tapers)  or  S(=Seconds)  or  B(=Bottomings/plugs
Excellent HQS quality (tougher & better alternative to HSS) cuts superbly into stainless

Note: HSSGT 'Spiral-Pointed' Taps also in Metal Boxed Sets = ASK for price
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Metal Box TAPS: Metric, BSCycle, BSW, BSF, UNC, UNF, BA, Model Engineer

Metal Box DIES  in AWARD-winning boxes
in:  Metric, BSCycle, BSW, BSF, UNC, UNF, BA, Model Engineer sizes
Excellent quality round split-adjustable dies

Dies are used for cutting  or  cleaning external threads
Excellent HQS quality (tougher & better alternative to HSS) cuts superbly into stainless

Metal Box DIES: Metric, BSCycle, BSW, BSF, UNC, UNF, BA, Model Engineer

Metal Box DIENUTS (Hexagon) in AWARD-winning boxes
in:  Metric, BSW, BSF, UNC, UNF  Dienuts sizes (hexagon-shaped)

Used for cleaning & restoring threads & can be used with hexagon-spanners
 

Metal Box DIENUTS (Hexagon): Metric, BSW, BSF, UNC, UNF

DRILL BOXES contains a range of the most popular drills in HSS
in:  Number, Metric, Inch or Letter sizes

Packed in Metal-boxes  or  in flat-pack plastic boxes
 

DRILL BOXES: Number, Metric, Inch or Letter

TAPS - EXCELLENT quality
Taps are in:  TAPERS(T), SECONDS(S), BOTTOMING(B)/plug
Tapers, Seconds are for ‘through’ holes & Bottomings are for ‘blind’ hole tapping
Metric, BSW, BSF, UNC, UNF, BSCycle, Model Engineer, BA, BSBrass, BSPipe, BSPT, NPT, Specials  -  Order from the LARGEST company offering every type/size & delivered to your door anywhere in the world  - Even 1 tap is supplied

TAPS: Metric, BSW, BSF, UNC, UNF, BSCycle, Model Engineer, BA, BSB, BSP, BSPT, NPT, Specials

DIES are round Split-adjustable - EXCELLENT quality
Used for making new or restoring threads - Used on machines or with die-holders
Made in: 13/16”od, 1”od, 1.5/16”od, 1.1/2”od, 2”od etc
 -  Even 1 die is supplied -
Metric, BSW, BSF, UNC, UNF, BSCycle, Model Engineer, BA, BSBrass, BSPipe, BSPT, NPT, Specials

DIES: Metric, BSW, BSF, UNC, UNF, BSCycle, Model Engineer, BA, BSB, BSP, BSPT, NPT, Specials

DIENUTS - Excellent quality - hexagon-shape
Used for cleaning & restoring threads & can be used with hexagon-spanners
- Even 1 dienut is supplied -
Metric, BSW, BSF, UNC, UNF, BSPipe
- ask for all other types

DIENUTS: Metric, BSW, BSF, UNC, UNF, BSPipe

Tap-Holders (=Tapwrenches)
 in bar-type
 Holds a range of different sizes of taps - ask for all other types/sizes
- Even 1 tapholder is supplied -
 

Tap-Holders (=Tapwrenches)

Die-Holders (=Diestocks)
 Holds a range of different sizes of
round split-adjustable dies - ask for all other types/sizes
- Even 1 dieholder is supplied -
 

Die-Holders (=Diestocks)

DRILLS  (click here to view all Drills or see below)

   JOBBER DRILLS (HSS, Straight Shank, All Right-hand)
 
150A HSS Drill: General purpose -BS328 /DIN338, in 0.2mm to 20mm, Inch 1/64” to 3/4”, No1 to 80
 150B HSS Drill Blanks: Hardened/ground, Use as gauges, drifts, punches, locating pins,spindles
 150M Super-Cobalt: To drill v. high tensile material (AISI M42 - 8% Co)
 160A Left-hand: General purpose for LEFT-hand drilling
 170A Quick Helix  &  175A Slow Helix: For efficient special material drilling

   TAPER SHANK DRILLS (HSS, MTS=Morse Taper Shank)
 200A MTS: General purpose - DIN345, in Metric 2 to 100mm, Inch 1/64 to 4”
 200M Super-Cobalt: To drill v. high tensile material (AISI M42 - 8% Co)
 200C MTS Chip-breaker: Special ridge in flutes help break up swarf  preventing long spirals -Ask
 200H MTS Slow-Helix  &  200W MTS Quick-Helix: For efficient special material drilling -Ask

TAPER SHANK DRILLS

   LONG DRILLS (HSS, Straight Shank, All Right-hand)
 Standard drills but with INCREASED cutting-length
 
190A HSS Drill: General purpose -BS328 /DIN338 in 0.5mm to 30mm, Inch 1/32 to 1.1/2”, No1 to 80
 190M Super-Cobalt: To drill v. high tensile material (AISI M42 - 8% Co)
 190H Slow-Helix & 190W Quick-Helix: For efficient special material drilling -Ask
 190S Split-Point: Similar to 190A -has ‘split-point’ & is anti-skid point, for construction industry

LONG DRILLS

   STUBDRILLS (HSS, Straight Shank, All Right-hand)
 
Used with portable drills & for drilling wide range of materials.  Used where increased rigidity is required & short-length drilling. Called ‘extra-short’drills & in USA as ‘screw-machine’ drills
 180A HSS Stub Drill: General purpose -BS328 /DIN1897RN, in 0.8mm to 40mm, Inch 1/32” to 1.1/2”
 180M Super-Cobalt: To drill v. high tensile material (AISI M42 - 8% Co)
 181A Left-hand: General purpose for LEFT-HAND drilling

STUBDRILLS

   BLACKSMITH  DRILLS 1/2” dia (HSS, All Right-hand)
 
1/2” dia. Straight Shank HSS Drills
 Drills of dia. 1/2” or greater  -  Can be used in 1/2” or 13mm capacity chucks
 265A Metric: Sizes from 13.5mm to 38mm
 265B Inch:   Sizes from 1/2” to 1.1/2”
 

BLACKSMITH  DRILLS 1/2" dia

   CENTRE  DRILLS (HSS, All Right-hand)
 
HSS Centre Drills - Double-ended drills - Combined Drills & Countersinks
 To produce accurate centre-holes
 280A Metric:   Metric to DIN333 - Sizes from 1mm to 12.5mm
 280B Inch:    Inch to BS328 - Sizes from 1/8” to 3/4” (BS-1 to BS-7)
 

CENTRE  DRILLS

     CARBIDE-TIPPED DRILLS (HSS Body, All Right-hand)
   Have ‘Slow Helix’ angle. - For drilling high tensile materials, castings, cast iron, bronze & bearing metal, provided that rigid & efficient machines are used
 290A Straight Shank:  Metric to DIN8037 from 3mm - 16mm  &  Inch to DIN338 from 1/8” - 1/2”
 295A MTS (Morse Taper Shank):  Metric to DIN8041 from 8mm-38mm & Inch to DIN345 from 1/8”-1/2”

CARBIDE-TIPPED DRILLS

     MASONRY DRILLS (HSS Body, All Right-hand)
 
Carbide-Tipped - Unblended-point - Configured for drilling masonry & brick
 300A Straight Shank Masonry Drills:
  
Metric to DIN8037 from 3mm - 38mm  & Inch to DIN338 from 1/8” - 1.1/2”
 

MASONRY DRILLS

   OILFEED COOLANT-FED DRILLS (HSS, Straight shank + MTS)
 196A Straight Shank: Drills with parallel shank & long cutting length for drilling deep holes in tough materials where coolant is to be delivered to the cutting lips. Sizes: 3mm-25mm, Inch 1/8”-1”
 206C Morse Taper Shank: Special Chipbreaker geometry 170 degree point style. Drills designed specifically for use on High production beam drilling machines Sizes: 8mm-50mm, Inch 3/8”-1-3/4”
 

DRILLS
DRILLS

REAMERS  (click here to view all Reamers  or  see below)

   REAMERS (HSS, Spiral-flute, Straight-shank All Right-hand)
 
400A Hand: With square-end, parallel-cut from 1.5mm to 41mm & 1/16” to 1.5/8”
 415A Chucking: Machine-reaming ‘through’ & most ‘blind’ holes  
 438A Machine: (No square-end)  Machine-reaming ‘through’ holes
 440A MTS Machine: Machine-reaming ‘through’ holes 
 445A MTS Chucking: Machine-reaming ‘through’ & most ‘blind’ holes

REAMERS

   TAPER PIN REAMERS (HSS, All Right-hand)
 
For reaming tapered holes
 
425A Hand Taper Pin Reamers: Straight-flute with square-end
 446W Machine: Straight-flute with MTS (Morse Taper Shank) -Ask
   Inch sizes:  have 1:48 taper - from 1/16” to 1”   -    Metric sizes: have 1:50 taper - from 1.5mm to 50mm

TAPER PIN REAMERS

   EXTRA LONG REAMERS (HSS, All Right-hand)
 
MTS (Morse Taper Shank) Machine Reamers with extra cutting length. Not for reaming ‘blind’ holes
 
447A: Morse Taper Shank Parallel-cut Machine Reamers. Long-flute type
   Metric sizes: from 6mm to 25mm ranging in in lengths of: 200mm, 250mm, 300mm, 350mm, 400mm
   Inch sizes:  from 3/16” to 1.1/4” ranging in lengths of:  8”, 10”, 12”, 15”, 18”

EXTRA LONG REAMERS

   SOCKET REAMERS (HSS, All Right-hand)
 
For reaming tapered Sockets to receive Morse Taper shafts from 0MT to 6MT to DIN 228 / BSS1660
 
451A Hand (for ‘finishing’): Straight-flute, Straight-shank, with Square
 
452A MTS (for ‘roughing’): Helical-flute, MTS, with chip-breakers throughout cutting length
 
453A MTS (for ‘finishing’): Straight-flute, MTS 

SOCKET REAMERS

   BRIDGE REAMERS (HSS, All Right-hand)
 
For rectification of mis-alligned holes. Called ‘Boiler-makers’ or ‘Rivet-hole’ or ‘Allignment’ reamers.
 Has a Taper-lead of 1:10 over 1/3rd of cutting length in BS122 for ‘inch’ & DIN311 for ‘metric’
 
448A MTS Bridge Reamers: Has left-hand helical flutes
   Inch sizes:  from 3/8” to 1.9/16”    -     Metric sizes:  from 6.4mm to 40mm

BRIDGE REAMERS

MILLING CUTTERS  (click here to view all Milling Cutters  or see below)

    ENDMILLS (Multi-flute)
   For profile milling/finishing, but not sinking (end teeth are not over-centre cutting). Produces open end slots or pockets (where plunge feed-in is not required) - (threaded-shank
 520A & 620A: Standard length in Metric sizes from 1.5mm - 50mm & Inch sizes from 1/16”- 2”
 520L & 620L: Long Length in Metric sizes from 3mm - 50mm & Inch sizes from 1/16”- 2” (Ask)
   (Note: Plain & Flatted Shank Endmills are also manufactured/supplied to DIN series - ask)

ENDMILLS

    SLOTDRILLS (2-flute, centre-cutting)
   For milling, drilling/sinking, since (end teeth are over-centre cutting). Used for side and  end cutting; for key-seating; milling of closed slots (by means of a ‘plunge’ feed-in) - (threaded-shank)
 525A & 625A: Standard length in Metric sizes from 1.5mm - 50mm & Inch sizes from 1/16”- 2”
 525L & 625L: Long Length in Metric sizes from 3mm - 45mm & Inch sizes from 1/16”- 2” (Ask)
   (Note: Plain & Flatted Shank Endmills are also manufactured/supplied to DIN series - ask)

SLOTDRILLS

    COMBI-MILLS (3-flute, centre-cutting)
  Multi-purpose tool: half End-mill & half Slot-drill, but greater number of teeth increase milling rates.  Made only in Metric sizes in Super-Cobalt - (threaded-shank) - to DIN 327
 623A & 623V: Threaded + flatted shank in Standard & Long length in Metric from 2.5mm - 25mm
 623B: With flatted-shank in Standard length in Metric from 3mm to 25mm (Ask)

COMBI-MILLS

    BALL NOSED SLOTDRILLS (2-flute, centre-cutting)
   Ball-end for milling slots with a radius bottom, die sinking, fillets, rounding bottoms of holes, patterns making, etc. As the 2-flutes are end cutting to centre the initial penetration can be ‘plunge’ fed. - (threaded-shank) - to BS122 part 4
 526A: Standard length in Metric sizes from 2mm - 32mm & Inch sizes from 1/16” - 1.1/2”
 526L: Long Length in Metric sizes from 3mm - 30mm & Inch sizes from 1/8” - 1.1/2” (Ask)

BALL NOSED SLOTDRILLS

    CORNER ROUNDING CUTTERS (centre-cutting)
   For milling convex corner radii up to a quarter-circle on a component - CNC form ground straight teeth - (threaded-shank) - British series
 536A: Metric sizes from Radius 1mm - Radius 20mm  & Inch sizes from Radius 1/8” - Radius 1/2”
 636A: (Flatted Shank) in Inch sizes from Radius 1mm - Radius 20mm

CORNER ROUNDING CUTTERS

    DOVETAIL SLOT CUTTERS (cutting on angle & face)
   For producing 45o and 60o angles for dovetails slideways in machine tool tables, jigs, fixtures, etc - (threaded-shank) - British series - (Flatted shank are also manufactured/supplied - ask)
 53A  Dovetail Cutters:  Metric sizes in 45o & 60o with Head dia 13mm - 50mm &
               Inch sizes in 45o & 60o with Head dia 5/8” - Radius 1.1/2”

DOVETAIL SLOT CUTTERS

    INVERTED - DOVETAIL SLOT CUTTERS (cutting on angle only)
   For producing 45o and 60o angles from the opposite orientation to Dovetail Slot Cutters  - (threaded-shank) - British series - (Flatted shank are also manufactured/supplied - ask)
 537U  Inverted Dovetail Cutters: Metric sizes in 45o & 60o with Head dia 13mm - 50mm  &
              Inch sizes in 45o & 60o with Head dia 1” - Radius 1.1/2”

DOVETAIL SLOT CUTTERS

    T SLOT CUTTERS (side & face cutting)
   For cutting T-slots in machine tables and similar applications. They cut top and bottom, so can be used in many different situations. Used extensively for bolt slots. - (threaded-shank) - British series - (Flatted Shank Staggered Tooth T-Slot are also manufactured/supplied - ask)
 534A  T-Slot Cutters: Metric sizes from M6 - M36 with Head dia 12.5mm - 60mm  & Inch sizes from 1/4” - 1”  with Head dia 37/64” - 1.61/64”

T SLOT CUTTERS

   WOODRUFF KEYSEATING CUTTERS (Alternate Right & Lefthand Angled Teeth)
   For cutting seatings in shafts for Woodruff keyways. Wide application in groove-cutting. They cut only on the end teeth, not on the sides -(threaded-shank) -British series -(Flatted & Plain Shank also manufactured)
 535A Woodruff Keyseating Cutters: Metric Key from M2 - M10 with Head dia 10.5mm - 45.5mm  & 
              Inch Key from 204 - 1212  with Head dia 1/2” - 1.1/2”

WOODRUFF KEYSEATING CUTTERS

    PLAIN & HELICAL MILLS
 501 Plain Mills:  For general purpose metal removal, provides a fair surface finish   
 
502 Helical Mills:  For high volume with surface finish for light alloys
 In: Metric sizes with dia: 40-125mm &  Inch sizes with dia: 2.1/2”-5”

PLAIN MILLS Lefthand Spiral
HELICAL MILLS Righthand Spiral

    SIDE & FACE SLOTTING CUTTERS
They cut on top and on both sides for slotting
 
503 Plain Teeth: Straight teeth: For Side & Face milling, Straddle milling + cutting slots
  504 Staggered Teeth: Alternate right & left hand helical teeth. For milling deep slots & rapid metal removal. Ensure smooth cutting& good surface finish (Ask)
 In: Metric sizes with dia: 63-200mm; width: 4-25mm; Bore: 22-40mm
               Inch sizes with dia: 2.1/2”-10”; width: 3/16”-1”; bore: 1”- 1.1/2”   

SIDE & FACE SLOTTING CUTTERS Plain Teeth
SIDE & FACE SLOTTING CUTTERS Staggered Teeth

   SINGLE & DOUBLE ANGLE CUTTERS
 
507 Single Angle: Right & Left hand cutters. Have teeth on angular face & the larger flat side. Supplied either as Right hand or Left hand
 
509 Double Angle: Cutters with two equal angular sides. Used for cutting serration, angular slots or chamfers
 In: Inch & Metric sizes with Angles: 30o  to 90o; dia: 2.3/4”-3.1/2”; width: 5/16”-3/4”;
 bore: 1”- 1.1/4”(and metric in similar equivalents)

SINGLE ANGLE CUTTERS Lefthand SINGLE ANGLE CUTTERS Righthand
DOUBLE ANGLE CUTTERS

    SHELL END MILLS
 
510 Shell End Mills: Equipped with teeth on the periphery and at one end. Adrive slot is provided at the back of the mill which may be used with standard end mill arbors
In: Metric sizes in Standard, Fine & Coarse with dia: 40-60mm; length: 32-63mm; Bore: 16-50mm
      Inch sizes with dia: 1.1/4”-6”; length: 1”-2.1/4”; bore: 1/2”- 2”   

SHELL END MILLS

    INVOLUTE GEAR CUTTERS
 512 Involute Gear Cutters: HSS Solid Cutters for generating teeth of straight gears. To cut gear pitches in standard Diametral Pitch(DP) or Modular (MM) System. For each DP or MM, 8 cutters are required to produce a full set of gears from 12 teeth to a rack and 8 cutters are made for each module - When ordering state whether require 14.1/2o or 20oPA (Pressure Angle). These cutters may be resharpened without changing their original form
In: Metric sizes with Modular(MM): 0.5mm-20mm; bore:16-50mm in 14.1/2oPA or 20oPA
      Inch sizes with Diametral Pitch(DP): 48-1”; bore 1”-2” in 14.1/2oPA or 20oPA

INVOLUTE GEAR CUTTERS

    CONVEX & CONCAVE CUTTERS
 HSS solid cutters for milling Concave or Convex forms
 
513 Convex: for milling concave forms on components (ie.milling concave half circles)
 
514 Concave: for milling convex forms on components (ie.milling convex half circles)
Both in: Metric sizes radius: 1-20mm; Cutter dia: 50-125mm; width: 2-60; Bore: 16-32mm
 Inch sizes radius: 3/32”-1.1/2”; Cutter dia: 2.1/4-4.1/4”; width: 5/16-2.1/4”; Bore: 1-1.1/4”

CONCAVE CUTTERS
CONVEX CUTTERS

TOOLBITS  (click here to view all Toolbits  or  see below)

   TOOLBITS (HSS, Square, Round, Rectangular)
 
       T 18M HSS Grade: General Purpose Grade in HSS - Hardened and Ground
  
SQUARE Toolbits    or  ROUND Toolbits    or    RECTANGULAR Toolbits:
 
   in Inch sizes from 1/8” to 1” dia   &  Metric sizes from 2mm - 25mm

TOOLBITS Square
TOOLBITS Round
TOOLBITS Rectangle

SLITTING SAWS  (click here to view all Slitting Saws  or  see below)

    SLITTING SAWS (HSS, Circular, Bright-finish)
   HSS Circular Saws for Metal cutting.  Sizes in 60 or 72 or 90 teeth(=z) in 5/8” or 1” bore are designed primarily for Slotting Screw Heads. Saws upto 2”dia are without keyways (over 2” with keyways)
 
517 Slitting Saws: Metric sizes with Dia: 20-160m &  Inch sizes with Dia: 3/4-12”

SLITTING SAWS

    SIDE-RELIEF SLITTING SAWS (HSS, with Side Chip Clearance)
   HSS Circular Saws for Metal cutting. They have  side relief for ease of chip clearance. Recommended for deep cuts. Saws 5/32”(4mm) and over have alternate left & right staggered teeth of helical form. Under 5/32”(4mm) saws have uniform straight teeth.
 518:  Metric sizes with Dia: 63-200mm; width: 1.6-12mm; bore: 22-40
           Inch sizes with Dia: 3”-10”; width: 1/16”-3/8”; bore: 1”-1.1/4”

 Products .. (click to view them)

SLITTING SAWS Side Chip Clearance  Righthand