Precision Tools for Creating Internal Threads


Taps are essential cutting tools designed to create internal threads in holes, allowing for the insertion of screws, bolts, and other fasteners. These tools are vital in various industries where precise and reliable threading is required. Taps come in different types, including hand taps, spiral point taps, spiral flute taps, and many others, each tailored to specific threading applications.

Product Features

  • High Precision: Designed to create accurate and consistent internal threads, ensuring perfect fits for fasteners.
  • High-Quality Materials: Made from durable carbide or high speed steel or using a carbide tip to withstand demanding machining environments and extend tool life.
  • Variety of Types: Available in various types, including hand, pulley/extended length, forming, spiral point, spiral flute, pipe, acme, conduit, gun style, tapered, inlaid, and miniature taps, with some metric sizes, to meet different threading needs.
  • High-Performance Coatings: Available with our TiN, Super TiN, TiCN, Steam Oxide, Bal-Plus or Nitride Steam coatings that enhance wear resistance and reduce friction, allowing for higher cutting speeds and feeds.
  • Versatile Applications: Suitable for threading a wide range of materials, including metals, plastics, and composites.
  • Multiple Flute Options: Available in various flute configurations to optimize performance for specific materials and cutting conditions.


Aerospace Manufacturing: Creating precise internal threads in aircraft components, such as engine parts and structural assemblies, to ensure secure and reliable fastener connections.

Automotive Industry: Tapping engine blocks, cylinder heads, and other critical automotive parts for accurate and durable threaded connections.

Medical Device Production: Producing internal threads in surgical instruments and implants, meeting stringent medical standards for precision and reliability.

Oil and Gas Industry: Tapping internal threads in drilling equipment, valves, and pipeline components, ensuring robust and secure connections in demanding environments.

Electronics Manufacturing: Creating threaded holes in electronic device enclosures and circuit boards for secure assembly and reliable performance.

General Industrial Manufacturing: Tapping a variety of industrial machinery components, ensuring accurate and consistent internal threads for secure fastening and assembly.

Why GWS?

Superior Quality: Our taps are made from the highest-quality materials, ensuring reliable and consistent performance.

Rigorous Quality Control: Our tools undergo stringent quality control processes to ensure they meet the highest standards of precision, durability, and performance

Customization Options: We offer custom solutions to meet specific needs, ensuring the right tool for every application.

Durability: Built to last, our tools provide excellent value through extended tool life and reduced downtime.

Expert Support: Our team of Design Engineers and Application Specialists across North America provide comprehensive support, from tool selection to application advice.

Customer-Centric Approach: We prioritize customer satisfaction with tailored solutions and responsive service.

Sustainable Practices: Committed to sustainability, we utilize eco-friendly manufacturing processes and materials to reduce environmental impact.

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