Taper Pipe Taps

Taper pipe taps thread to a specific depth depending on the size. Depending on the thread form a sealing compound may or may not be needed to produce the proper seal when assembled. General purpose for a variety of materials and taps made for specific materials are available.

NPT Taper Pipe Taps

NPT (American National Standard Taper) taps for general purpose use in a variety of materials conforming to ANSI standards are available.

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NPTF Taper Pipe Taps

NPTF (American National Taper Pipe Fuel) commonly called Dryseal taps are designed for pressure tight joints and must be assembled wrench tight with metal to metal contact of the entire thread profile to eliminate spiral leakage.

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Interrupted Thread Taper Pipe Taps

Interrupted thread taper pipe taps always have an odd number of flutes to insure continuous engagement. Every other tooth is removed on each cutting edge to allow heavier chips to flush without packing while the tap is engaged.

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Spiral Flute Taper Pipe Taps

Spiral flute pipe taps are recommended for use in soft and stringy materials where chips packing in the flutes are an issue. The high hook design coupled with the helical flutes lift long stringy chips out of the tapped hole.

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BSPT (British Standard Pipe Taper) 55 degree thread form taps produce an internal thread which joined with an external BSPT thread needs no sealant to produce a pressure tight joint 

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