What size is a 6 48 tap?

To Tap This Size Screw Or Bolt: Use This Drill Bit: Decimal Inches
6-36 NS #34 .1110
6-40 NF #33 .1130
6-48 NS #31 .1200
4mm-0.70mm 3.4mm .1338

What are the sizes of taps?

Standard taps are either standard coarse series threads NC (1/4-20), fine series threads NF (1/4-28) or extra fine series NEF (1/4-32). There are other standard tap designations such as NPT or NPTF for tapered pipe threads. Special taps are usually designated NS, indicating a special thread size.

How do I know what size my tap is?

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 an M5x0. 75 thread the tapping drill is 5-0.75mm = 4.25mm. For Imperial (inch) threads the tapping drill size is calculated in the same way, diameter minus pitch.

What size is a M6 tap?


Tap size Basic major dia (mm) Basic major dia (inch)
M5 x 0.8 5mm .1969
M6 x 1 6mm .2362
M8 x 1.25 8mm .3150
M8 x 1 8mm .3150

What size is a 6 48?

6-48 Screw (. 135 Diameter x . 470 Length)

What size hole do I drill for a 1/2 inch tap?

Tap and Drill Size Chart

7/16-20 .3906 25/64
1/2-20 .4531 29/64
9/16-18 .5156 33/64
5/8-18 .5781 37/64

What are the 3 types of taps?

So what are the types of taps? There are 3 main taps you should be familiar with and they are: Taper, Plug, and Bottoming tap.

Are tap holes a standard size?

Standard taps and spouts generally require a hole of at least 22mm in diameter. Monobloc mixer taps, taking both a hot and cold supply, mostly require a minimum 32mm diameter hole.

How do you match a tap to a thread size?

Correct tap drill sizes can be selected by following charts or by this formula: Tap drill size. Major (outside or O.D.) diameter of the thread minus 6 (. 75 x 1.299) divided by the number of threads per inch.

Is M6 the same as 6mm?

M6 refers to a metric 6 mm screw. The outside diameter of the threads is 6 mm. The standard metric rack screw is actually an M6 x 0.1 mm. The number 0.1 mm refers to 0.1 threads per millimeter.

What size is M6 in inches?

7/32 inches

You can identify an M6 screw by measuring the diameter with a ruler. It’ll be 6 mm, or slightly more than 7/32 inches (0.228″).

What is a 6 48 screw?

6-48 screws. These screws are USA made, T15 Torx head drive, spec hardened for mounting applications, these screws are designed with a 45 degree taper under the head to seat into a 45 degree counterbore that we use on our 6-48 screw hole mounts.

What thread size is 6 32?

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 size is a 1/2 inch drill bit?

Drill Bit Hole Diameters
Metric Size Fractional Size
21 mm .8268 15/32
22 mm .8661 31/64
23 mm .9055 1/2

What size is a 1/4 hole?

Suggested pilot holes & drill sizes.

Screw Size Threads Per Inch Recommended Hole Diameter for Material with Flexural Modulus of Up to 200,000 P.S.I.
#10 16 0.136″
#12 16 0.157″
#14 / 1/4″ 15 0.189″
5/16″ 14 0.238″

What are the 4 types of taps?

Tapping tools are divided into four types: straight flute tap, spiral point tap, spiral fuse tap, and forming tap.

What is C type tap?

C-Type Compression Taps connect two copper conductors with the use of a hydraulic crimping tool. Available individually or in bulk packages.

How do I know what taps to buy?

How To Choose The Perfect Bathroom Taps

  1. KNOW YOUR WATER PRESSURE. To get a decent flow of water from your taps it is vital that you choose ones that are appropriate for the water pressure in your home.

Do all taps fit all sinks?

Not all taps and countertop basins will be the same size, so you’ll want to make sure that there is adequate space from the top of your countertop basin to where the spout exits on the tap.

What does G mean on a tap?

G” designates Ground Thread. “ H” means that pitch diameter is on the high side of basic.

Is M6 the same as 1/4 inch?

Google is your friend! 6mm equal to 0.2362 inches. Your 6mm spinner will “work” on a 1/4″ shaft, but you may have to ream out the hole a little to get it to slide on easily.

What is M6 equivalent?

Thread conversion table

Metric coarse Metric fine BSF/BSW
M6 x 1 M6 x 0.75 1/4″
M8 x 1.25 M8 x 1 5/16″
M10 x 1.5 M10 x 1.25 3/8″
M12 x 1.75 M12 x 1.25 1/2″

What is equivalent to M6?

Body Size Metric Nearest Imperial Equivalent Size
M4 8-36
M5 10-32
M6 1/4-28
M8 5/16-18

What size is a 8 40 screw?

8-40 Screws ( . 160 Diameter x . 470 length)

Is M4 the same as 6-32?

The size of a metric screw or bolt is specified as diameter, pitch and length, in millimeters (millimeters is abbreviated “mm”). For nuts, size will appear as diameter and pitch.

Table 3.

Metric Closest Inch
M3.5-0.6 6-40 (Same)
M4-0.7 8-36 (Larger)
M5-0.8 10-32 (Smaller)
M6-1.0 1/4-28 (Larger)