FEW Hand or Machine Taps
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In 1940 taps and threading tools became part of the product range and by 1954, the company was specializing
in the manufacture of these tools.
Over eighty years of tap manufacturing experience and development of extensive distribution networks have
enabled customers in over 40 countries to benefit from a wide range of tools offered. Modern production facilities
and ongoing product development, ensure that the reputation earned over three-quarters of a century will continue
– Standard and Serial sets for Hand Tapping.
– Machine Taps for Through or Blind Holes.
– Machine Taps for Through Holes.
– Machine Taps for Blind Holes, available
in Slow Standard and Fast Helixes.
– A Fluteless Tap for rolling a Threadform in
The FRENCH ENGINEERING WORKS (PTY) LIMITED was established in
1918 to manufacture rock drill spares for the mining industry.
The Swiss origin and technical background of the owner, Herman Moser,
instilled a pride in quality and precision which persists to the present day.
FEW manufactures a comprehensive range of Threading Tools in
various norms laid down by
ISO 529/2284, JIS B4430
Taps are produced in various HIGH SPEED STEELS for both HAND
and MACHINE tapping. FEW is one of the first companies in the world
to manufacture taps from HSSE-V or M9V.
FEW also manufactures Long Shank Taps, Pipe Taps, Nut Taps, etc.
Taps in the FEW Standard Range are available in:
– M (metric Course) MF (metric Fine).
– UNC, UNF, NC, NF, UNEF, UNS.
– BSW, BSF, BA, BSC, BSB.
– G (BSP Mechanical), Rp (BSP Leakproof), Rc (Pipe Conical), NPS,
NPSF (Dryseal), NPT, NPTF (Dryseal), NGT, API.
products are distributed in Canada by
FEW has set up a distribution network of stocking distributors in selected key areas around the world. These
distributors carry a broad range of products and therefore ensure speedy service to all parts of the world.