NPT (National Pipe Thread) Taps

NPT (National Pipe Thread) Taps

  • Also called pipe taps
  • Carbon steel NPT pipe taps are designed to clean and or re-thread damaged or jammes pipe threads
  • High speed steel NPT pipe taps are designed to make new threads OR clean/re-thread damaged or jammes pipe threads
  • They are appropriate for threading a wide variety of materials both ferrous and non-ferrous
  • The nominal size of a Pipe Tap is that of the pipe fitting to be tapped, not the actual size of the tap The thread tapers 3/4 of an inch per foot. All Pipe Taps furnished with a 2-1/2 to 3-1/2 thread chamfer
  • NPT threads require the use of a sealer like teflon tape or pipe compound.

For matching drill bit information, please check the NPT Tap Drill Chart

For matching handle informationv, please check the Tap Wrench Chart

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