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I want to screw a half inch bsp tap fitting into a pvc pipe. Find out more. Renew Now Dont miss an issue!
No sign of heat build up hand tapping. What size tap and drill bit would I need please.
If you need to thicken the pipe where you need the tapped holes, cut off a couple of inches of spare pipe. Thank you people tiler. I have only used it at low 0. Community Sites. Pin us on Pinterest. Cut a 2" segment from this offset and cement it to the pipe with solvent cement where you need the tapped holes and allow to dry for 24 hours. You will have to lubricate the tap more than normal as any heat build up will make the PVC stick to the tap and make the thread very poor.
Then drill and tap your holes. Hope this helps. Magazine Locator. Renew your subscription now.
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Use our magazine locator links to find your nearest stockist! As the wall is quite thin and you are tapping a through hole then a taper taop will be fine. If you are threading PVC then you will have to have the sharpest tap,that you have. Can someone tell me what size tap and drill bit I need as I am a bit dim on the terminology.
Thank you people tiler Hi I am wondering can someone help me out please? Search for: New products from advertisers in My HobbyStore Magazines.