Re: Tapping Shapeways high def plastic


Mike Conder
 

Confirmed from Blackstone direct:  truck screws are 1.7mm x 0.35 mm pitch, total length 5.3 mm (only last 2.4 mm of the screw is threadsed.)

Mike Conder

On Mon, Jun 15, 2020 at 3:09 PM Mike Conder <vulturenest1@...> wrote:
Metric taps were easier and cheaper on Amazon than the American taps, oddly enough.  I'll order a 1.4 and a 1.7 mm tap anyway.

Mike Conder

On Mon, Jun 15, 2020 at 1:23 PM Mark Kasprowicz <marowicz@...> wrote:
Yes,
But there again I have metric taps - 1.4 and 1.7 are the most common. I would NOT attempt to force the screw into a wrong tap especially in 3D printer models.

Mark K

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