RS PRO 3/8 → 1 1/4 in BSP Die Set

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Legislation and Compliance
RoHS Status: Not Applicable
COO (Country of Origin): FR
Product Details

RS PRO Die Set, 3/8 to 1 1/4 in

This die set from our own brand RS PRO is a powerful and versatile die set, ideal for threading various materials such a steel. This durable die set features 5 dies - 3/8, 1/2 ,3/4, 1 inch and 1 1/4 inch BSP and a double ratchet head stock with two piece handle. The large handles allow for greater torque to be achieved with ease, with an ergonomic grip for enhanced comfort and control. The head includes a built-in guide ring, ensuring precise and clean threading every time. The set is also supplied with a durable fitted PP (Polypropylene) case, ensuring maximum protection when not in use.

Features and benefits

• High quality and durable kit
• 5 dies including 3/8, 1/2 ,3/4, 1 inch and 1 1/4 inch BSP
• Double ratchet head stock
• Guide ring for clean and precise threading
• Two piece handle for enhanced grip and torque
• Fitted PP case for safe storage

Application

Die sets are a type of hand tool designed for cutting thread in a range of materials such as steel. Die sets feature die heads in various sizes to accommodate a range of applications, with many offering additional extras such as blocking vices and reducers to stabilise the threading process. Die sets are often used in conjunction with tap sets and tap wrenches to create a clean and secure thread fitting. Die sets are commonly used in applications such as:

• Electrical servicing
• Automotive
• Plumbing

FAQs

What thread range is this suitable for?

This die set is suitable for thread sizes ranging from 3/8 to 1 1/4 in.

Are die heads included?

Yes, this die set includes 5 die heads in various sizes including:
3/8, 1/2 ,3/4, 1 inch and 1 1/4 inch BSP.

How to use a die set

With a hand held die set, select the required die head and secure it in to the die cast. Once securely in place simply place the die set onto the material to be threaded and gently rotate. As it rotates, the die will begin to cut a thread into the material. It is recommended to back the die off half a turn to remove debris after every two full turns.

Should I lubricate the die set?

It is recommended that lubrication is regularly applied to the die set when in use, to allow for friction free threading with precision. This will ensure that a clean thread is achieved with minimal damage.

What is the difference between a tap and die?

A tap set is used to create or repair threads in holes which is ideal for things such as nuts and fittings, this process is called tapping. Die sets are used to cut threads on materials such as steel to allow a fitting to be screwed on and attached, this is called threading.

Note

205-2306 is a spare/replacement 1/4 inch BSP die suitable for use with the RS PRO Die Set (Stock no. 205-3242)

Specifications
Attribute Value
Kit Type Die Set
Thread Size Range 3/8 → 1 1/4 in BSP
Kit Contents Handle (x2), Interchangeable Heads (x5), Ratchet Housing
Largest Thread Size 1 1/4 in
Smallest Thread Size 3/8 in
15 In stock for FREE next working day delivery
Price Each
£ 274.12
(exc. VAT)
£ 328.94
(inc. VAT)
Units
Per unit
1 +
£274.12
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