A Brand® A-SFT (16505)

Any Material, Any Application, Any Time!

Overview

The EXOTAP® A-Tap® is an all-purpose tap series designed to simplify tool management and to excel in a wide variety of materials and applications. The EXOTAP® A-Tap® is made from powdered metal HSS and has OSG's patented V coating to achieve excellent wear resistance. The spiral flute series has adopted a variable helix flute design, which encourages stable chip evacuation and reduces cutting forces. The spiral point series has unique geometry that enables greater chip control that can help produce tightly compacted chips for easy ejection from the hole.

Features

Sharp Cutting Edge

Stabilizes Chip Shape

Variable Helix Flute

Accelerates chip evacuation

OSG's Proprietary V Coating

Long tool life

Powder Metallurgy HSS

High Wear Resistance

Application Guide

ISO Work Material Recommended
P Low Carbon Steel : 1010, 1018
P Medium Carbon Steel : 1035, 1045
P High Carbon Steel : 1065
P Alloy Steels : 4140, 4340
P Die Steels
M Stainless Steels : 300
M Stainless Steels : 400
M Stainless Steels : 17-4PH
K Cast Iron
N Aluminum : 6061, 7075
N Aluminum : Casting
S Nickel Alloy : Inconel
S Titanium : 6AL4V (30HRC)
H Hardened Steels : ~35 HRC
H Hardened Steels : 35-45 HRC
H Hardened Steels : 45-50 HRC
H Hardened Steels : 50-70 HRC

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Lineup

Series

List 16500 - A Brand® A-SFT - Metric View Offering >   View Overview >

List 16505 - A Brand® A-SFT - Inch View Offering >   View Overview >

List 16545 - A Brand® A-OIL-SFT - Inch, Coolant Through View Offering >   View Overview >

List 16540 - A Brand® A-OIL-SFT - Metric, Coolant Through View Offering >   View Overview >

List 16525 - A Brand® A-LT-SFT - Inch, Long Shank View Offering >   View Overview >

List 16520 - A Brand® A-LT-SFT - Metric, Long Shank View Offering >   View Overview >

Alternate Products

List 16510 - A Brand® A-POT - Metric View Offering >   View Overview >

List 16515 - A Brand® A-POT - Inch View Offering >   View Overview >

List 16555 - A Brand® A-OIL-POT - Inch, Coolant Through View Offering >   View Overview >

List 16550 - A Brand® A-OIL-POT - Metric, Coolant Through View Offering >   View Overview >

List 16535 - A Brand® A-LT-POT - Inch, Long Shank View Offering >   View Overview >

List 16530 - A Brand® A-LT-POT - Metric, Long Shank View Offering >   View Overview >

Applications

Aluminum Alloy, Cast Aluminum, Carbon Steels, Alloy Steel, Die Steel, Stainless Steel, Hardened Steel < 35 HRC.

Blind hole applications or where pulling the chips out of the hole is desired

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