Taps are used to cut screw threads on the internal surfaces of holes, creating the “female” half (nut) of the screw.

High precision is of vital importance, particularly in areas such as automotive engines, which require precision screws.

OSG offers a lineup of taps with diameters in various sizes and with specifications suitable for a wide variety of uses.

Taps - September 24, 2020

V-XPM-HT Vol.1

Powder metal straight flute cutting tap for through and blind holes

Taps - April 9, 2018

A-TAP Series Volume 9.1

A-Tap is an all-purpose tap series designed to simplify tool management and to excel in a wide variety of materials and applications. A-Tap is made from powdered metal HSS and has OSG's patented V coating to achieve excellent wear resistance. The spiral flute series has adopted a variable helix flute design, which encourages stable chip evacuation and reduces cutting forces.

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Taps - September 24, 2016



XPF & S-XPF series represents a new evolution in forming tap technology. These forming taps generate up to 50% less torque versus other forming taps, making it feasible to tap materials up to 40 HRC and sizes up to M45.

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Taps - September 23, 2016

S-Tap Series Volume 3.1

Taps for General Purpose and Stainless Steels.

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Taps - September 22, 2016


Our VP(O)-DC-MT taps are the industry leading tap for processing threads in Cast Iron, Ductile Iron and Cast Aluminum. The combination of ultra-strong rake with our VC10 powdered metal substrate makes this tap the absolute best solution for threading ductile castings.