What Is a Tap and Die Set Used for?

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A tap is a threaded device used to thread or re-thread a female screw. A die is the companion threading device also used to thread or re-thread, but it is used on a male screw/bolt that has been damaged or stripped. The process of threading a metal rod is called threading or chasing the rod.
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What Is a Tap & Die Set Used For?
A tap is a threaded tool used to thread or re-thread a female screw/bolt hole (nut type) in metals and other solid substances capable of holding a thread (some plastics). A die is the companion threading tool used to thread or re-thread a male screw/bolt... More »
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A tap is a threaded tool used to thread or re-thread a female screw/bolt hole - nut type in metals and other solid substances capable of holding a thread some plastics. A die is the companion threading tool used to thread or re-thread a male screw/bolt that has been damaged or stripped.
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