SpeedTap FAQ

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SpeedTap™ - FAQ



How do SpeedTaps™ work in an impact wrench?


A SpeedTaps™ have been engineered with changes to the heat treatment compared to most hand taps allowing them to take the impact from an impact wrench increasing productivity 14 to 1 over tapping by hand.


Is lubrication required?


A Standard tapping oil is recommended to increase tool life. We will have our own tapping oil available for purchase.


How many holes can I thread with one SpeedTap™ when using an impact wrench?


A Independent test results indicate approximately 200 holes can be threaded, representing hours of labor saved over the life of a SpeedTap™.


Why don’t SpeedTaps™ go all the way through the hole?


Our full-size shaft maximizes strength as well as aids in the easy reversal of a SpeedTap™ from the work.


What makes a SpeedTap™ last?


The SpeedTap™ is driven through the hole at a constant speed when using an impact driver. The conventional hand driven tap is rotated around the hole at irregular speeds increasing the torque demands on the tap possibly causing breakage.



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