Precision JIS HSS-E Tap & Drill Set M1.6 x 0.35mm MADE IN JAPAN
Polar Bear Camera
The tap is produced in accordance with Japan Industrial Standard (JIS B 4430). Both JIS and ISO metric screws can be fitted to the threaded part. The tap can be mounted on our Micro Tap Wrench (PBL-TOOL-TAP-HT).
A tap is important in cameras and lens repair on the occasion that the screw thread is damaged, e.g. a stripped screw, rusted thread, or even a cracked hole.
If you intend to use the tap on an existing hole, please select a larger-sized tap than the existing hole size. For example, if the original screw hole is M1.2 in size, please use a tap with an M1.4 or larger size. The rule of thumb is to create a larger threaded hole than the existing one.
On some occasions, you might need to create a brand new hold. You can choose any tap size to work with it given that the diameter of the hole is 1/3 or less of the part's width. This prevents the parts from cracking.
Always drill the hole before tapping. Failing to do so might damage the tap permanently.
Compliant with JIS B4430 Standard
Made with Quality Cobalt Steel (HSS-E)
For Aluminium & Brass Parts *Do not use on steel/stainless steel parts.