Spiral pointed tap
BALAX 6mm-1.00m D5 3Flute Premium Powder Metal Nitride Steam Oxide Coated Spiral Pointed Plug Taps

Spiral pointed tap

Made In The USA
Item #: 12-864-054
Brand: BALAX
Size Type: Metric
Thread Size: 6mmX1.00mm
Thread Limit: D5

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Provides a substantial increase in tool life and performace when tapping hard steels


  • For through hole tapping applications in hard steels and stainless steel.
  • Manufactured from premium powdered metal for toughness and longer tap life.
  • Nitride steam oxide coated for lubricity, wear and toughness.


  • For high performance tapping in hard steels.
  • High carbon and alloy steel (examples 1050 & 1060).
  • High strength alloy steel Rc 25 and above (examples 4140, 4340 & 17-4).
  • Tool & Die steel pre-heat treat (examples D2, H13, M1 & M7).


  • Special low hook geometry.
Product Specifications
Size Type Metric
Thread Size 6mmX1.00mm
Thread Limit D5
Chamfer Style Plug
No. of Flutes 3
Finish Coating Nitride Steam Oxide
Tool Material Powdered Metal High Speed Steel
Cutting Direction Right Hand
Flute Length .790"
Flute Shape Straight Flute
Helix Angle 0° Helix
Material To Be Machined Hard steels and stainless steel
Model # 33055-0P6
OC_Stainless X
Overall Length 2-1/2"
Prop. 65 Yes
Shank Diameter .255"
Size 6mm
Square Size .191"
Thread Direction Right Hand
Thread Length .790"
Thread Type 60°
Type Spiral pointed tap
weight 0.025 lbs
Prop 65 Warning Many metalworking products do contain metals that are included in the latest Prop 65 warning. Exposure to the elements can be harmful. May cause cancer and reproductive harm.

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