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CATALOG 13

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DISTRIBUTION NETWORK

FEW Hand or Machine Taps

Taraud «FEW» à la main ou mécanique

See the following two pages

for more FEW Tap selections.

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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

to grow.

Straight Flute

– Standard and Serial sets for Hand Tapping.

Straight Flute

– Machine Taps for Through or Blind Holes.

Spiral Point

– Machine Taps for Through Holes.

Spiral Flute

– Machine Taps for Blind Holes, available

in Slow Standard and Fast Helixes.

Polygon

– A Fluteless Tap for rolling a Threadform in

Ductile materials.

HISTORY

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.

STOCK RANGE

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FEW manufactures a comprehensive range of Threading Tools in

various norms laid down by

ISO 529/2284, JIS B4430

and

DIN 371/376/374/5156.

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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:

Metric

– M (metric Course) MF (metric Fine).

American

– UNC, UNF, NC, NF, UNEF, UNS.

Whitworth

– BSW, BSF, BA, BSC, BSB.

Pipe

– G (BSP Mechanical), Rp (BSP Leakproof), Rc (Pipe Conical), NPS,

NPSF (Dryseal), NPT, NPTF (Dryseal), NGT, API.

products are distributed in Canada by

SPAENAUR INC.

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.

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