Tooling or parts
|Brian jankovic||30/09/2020 18:13:04|
|2 forum posts|
hi, i am on the lookout for some 1/32" 16tpi square thread left and right hand, if not then tooling so i can make them, is there anyone that maybe able to help. Many thanks. Brian
|roy entwistle||30/09/2020 19:32:05|
|1255 forum posts|
At 1/32" dia. you are in the region of 16BA I doubt you'll get square threads at that size. I have known to be wrong
|Brian Wood||30/09/2020 19:37:23|
|2270 forum posts|
I don't want to burst your bubble, but that diameter, 1/32 inch, will not be able to contain a square form 16 TPI thread, there will be no metal left .
Edited By Brian Wood on 30/09/2020 19:37:50
|Tony Pratt 1||30/09/2020 20:00:51|
|1234 forum posts|
Hi Brian J,
What's this for?
|old mart||30/09/2020 21:08:23|
|1997 forum posts|
More like 60tpi than 16.
|Brian jankovic||30/09/2020 21:09:53|
|2 forum posts|
Hi all, sorry the diameter is 1/4" the tpi is 16, it is being used on an Britannia locomotive
|Brian H||30/09/2020 22:24:03|
1798 forum posts
Hello Brian (what a good name you have), I once needed to make a length of 1/4" X 16 tpi 2 start for the steering on a Clayton Steam Waggon. I made it out of silver steel, slightly longer that needed and made the end into a tap, hardened and tempered and cut off after being used to tap the bronze nut.
18901 forum posts
Similar here when I needed it for the Fowler brake screw, I just ground up a 1/32" wide tool and screw cut it on the lathe and while the tool was in place cut another from silversteel which was then made into a tap. If I did it again I would make the tap longer.
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