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The key difference between tapping and thread milling

The subject of threads and threading often relates to various aspects such as coarse and fine threads, tolerance classes, form, angle, and pitch. In this article, we will focus on the two primary methods for creating internal screw threads: tapping and thread milling, and when to choose one over the other.

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gundrill and BTA

Gundrilling vs. BTA drilling, what’s better?

Both gundrill and BTA drills can reach almost endless depth. The deep holes created by gundrill can have excellent straightness and close tolerance, though at a relatively lower speed. Compared to gundrill, BTA drills can achieve larger diameters and higher feed rates, at a much lower cost.

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