# What diameter is a 6-32 tap?

## What diameter is a 6-32 tap?

Tap and Drill Size Chart

3-48 .0785 No. 47
4-40 .0890 No. 43
5-40 .1015 No. 38
6-32 .1065 No. 36

## What size is 6-32 Unc?

0.1380 inches
The #6-32 UNC is a UTS screw specifying a major thread diameter of #6 which is defined as 0.1380 inches (3.51 mm); and 32 tpi (threads per inch) which equates to a thread pitch of 0.031250 inches (0.7938 mm).

What is the pitch of a tap?

Pitch: The distance between a point on a screw thread and a corresponding point on the next thread. The pitch is equivalent to one divided by the number of threads per inch. Square (Flats): The squared end of the tap shank. Square Length: Length of the square.

What is the major diameter of a 6 32 thread?

0.138

Major Diameter (in) Threads per inch (tpi) Major Diameter
(in)
#6 – 32 32 0.138
#8 – 32 32 0.164
#10 – 24 24 0.190

### What is NC thread size?

NC and UNC mean coarse thread. NF and UNF mean fine thread. NS means special thread. Pitch Diameter is the basic dimension of a screw, threaded hole, or a tap the diameter of an imaginary cylinder, the surface of which passes through the thread where width of thread and space between threads are identical.

### Is 6 32 UNC or UNF?

Major Diameter (in) Threads per inch (tpi) Pitch (mm)
#6 – 32 32 0.794
#8 – 32 32 0.794
#10 – 24 24 1.058

What is a 6 32 nut?

Product details
Diameter: #6
Diameter in inches: 0.138″
Width across the flats: 5/16″

Which TAP has 6 threads tapered?

Taper taps are commonly used in through holes and in materials where a tapered guide is necessary. Plug Taps ( Seconding Tap)- This style, with a 4-6 thread chamfer, is most widely used in through holes and where there is sufficient room at the bottom in blind holes.

## How is tap pitch calculated?

General information. As a rule of thumb, for Metric threads, the tapping drill can be calculated by subtracting the pitch from the diameter of the thread. eg for 3/4.10 UNC pitch = 0.1, diameter = 0.75, tapping drill = 0.65 = 16.5mm.

## How is the thread pitch of a tap measured?

The metric system uses the thread pitch, which is the distance between threads, measured in millimeters. For each thread count, the equivalent thread pitch is provided and for metric taps, the approximate thread count is shown based on the pitch. Lastly, the recommended tap drill size is provided for each standard tap size.

What is the drill size for a tap?

not present TAP SIZE TAP SIZE CUTTING TAPS CUTTING TAPS TRU-FLO ™ FORMING TAPS INCH METRIC DRILL SIZE DECIMAL EQUIVALENT DRILL SIZE 0-80 3/64 .0469 54 M1.6 X 0.35 1.25mm .0492 1.45mm M1.8 X 0.35 1.45mm .0571 1.65mm

How big are the taps in a Tru Flo drill?

not present TAP SIZE TAP SIZE CUTTING TAPS CUTTING TAPS TRU-FLO ™ FORMING TAPS M3.5 X 0.60 2.90mm .1142 3.20mm 6-32 36 .1065 1/8 6-40 33 .1130 3.25mm M4 X 0.70 3.30mm .1299 3.70mm

### Can a steel tap be used in a drill press?

These high-speed steel taps are durable enough for small-scale tapping jobs, but they’re not recommended for production use. For better chip flow, choose a tap with fewer flutes. Drive square-shank taps with a tap wrench or use them in a tap holder for drill presses and milling machines.