View Full Version : Where can I find a 9/16 X 24 Tap?
March 27, 2002, 09:23
Can't seem to find one in town. Any of you good folks know a place where I could order one?
March 27, 2002, 10:17
This is a non-standard size so you aren't likely to find it locally.
MSC has them (www.mscdirect.com)
The good one...
Part Number: 65060543
Description: OSG/Sossner 9/16x24 Extra Fine Tap
The chinese one...
Part Number: 04845236
Description: Import 9/16x24 Extra Fine Tap
I've replied with two part numbers, if you have more than a few holes or if they are in steel I would go with the OSG/Sossner one.
March 27, 2002, 11:41
LH or RH thread the LH you have to get from brownells the mail order tool places do not have it.
March 27, 2002, 12:44
Thanks for help.
March 27, 2002, 12:58
Are thes bottom taps?
March 27, 2002, 13:07
I chased down some 9/16-24 taps a while ago for forum members,... both right and left hand thread. If you live near a population center of any size, a local industrial supply house can get them for you. Industrial supply warehouses are the people who catre to machine shops, factories, and such. 9/16-24 RH taps are reasonably common and will sell for about $13 or so,.. the LH taps are more rare,.. I found them locally at a company named:
Neill Lavielle Supply
1051 Whipple Court
Lexington, KY 40511
The salesman to speak to there is named George Wilson. He's a very helpful fellow. The price that he quoted me for 9/16-24 LH taps was around $28 each if purchased individually. If I recall correctly, that price drops to around $21 each if purchased in a lot of 12.
March 27, 2002, 16:33
I just got the cheaper one listed above from MSC. I have a Entreprise type III that I could not get ANY gas tube nut to thread all the way in. If you only need it a few times, the cheap one works well.
March 28, 2002, 01:23
Derby: The part numbers above are for plug style. MSC does have bottoming and taper styles as well IIRC.
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