Threads, Taps, and Tapping
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|1: Thread Designations Thread types, tolerances and the standard identification system explained including ISO Metric
2: Thread Tolerances Classes and fits of threads
3: Common Thread Standards Four thread geometries and formulas.
4: Tap Grinding Codes The precision of the tap grind
5: Tap Drill Sizes Formula examples used to determine tap drill size
6: Taper, Plug, and Bottoming and Pipe Taps How a series of different taps can work together. The special geometry of a pipe thread.
7: Machine Screw Taps Listing method of common screw taps by size More tap drill sizes.
8: Hand Tapping Tools The T-handle and the tap wrench
9: Hand Tapping Aids Special tools and helpers
10: Hand Tapping With a Drill Press Tips for successful drill press use
11: Hand Tapping Procedure Tips for Hand tapping.