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Thread Cutting Screws

What is a thread cutting screw?

Thread cutting screws are a type of tapping screw with specialized tips (type 1, type 23, type 25, type F) that physically remove material from the substrate to form the tapped thread path. This screw is designed to tap its own threads as it penetrates in a pre-drilled pilot hole.

Type 1 Thread cutting screws:
have a machine screw thread, blunt point and
single cutting edge for general use. Produces a fine standard machine screw thread for field replacement.

Type F Thread cutting screws:
have a machine screw thread, blunt point,
tapered entering threads and multiple cutting edges. Produces a fine standard machine screw thread for field replacement.

Type 23 Thread cutting screws:
have a machine screw thread, blunt point,
tapered entering threads and a single wide cutting edge with a chip cavity. Produces a fine standard machine screw thread for field replacement.

Type 25 Thread cutting screws: have a coarse Type B thread with a blunt point, tapered entering threads and a single wide cutting edge with chip cavity.


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