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Threads, Taps and Dies - Skill Group Pathway


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Understanding threads, taps, and dies is important to anyone working in manufacturing. Threads are one of the most common mechanical forms used to join parts. Taps are one of the most common tools used to produce internal threads in parts, while dies are used to create or repair external threads.

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • Understand the terms associated with threads
  • List common fastener thread series
  • Identify different types of taps and their applications
  • Understand the process of hand tapping
  • List proper cutting fluids for tapping different materials
  • Understand the process of repairing a thread with a threading die
  • List types of threading dies

Estimated completion time (hours): 5.6