Products

Standard taps, special made-to-design items, and P-NP threaded gauges and dies.

The “standard” UFS tap covers more regular user needs, in compliance with DIN standards. The current catalogue (31-2020) contains over 5,000 products. UFS also produces threading tools upon specific request from the customer. Indeed, the production of this type of tools represents around 30% of company turnover.
 
UFS tools are divided into 3 product lines, with increasing functional performance and durability to offer the customer the opportunity to achieve better economies of production. There is the LINE range of HSSE steel tools, the PLUS in steels with higher cobalt content and the TOP series representing the spearhead of UFS production with tools designed for machining specific materials.
 
High strength items for machining materials up to 52 HRC, the taps are in steel that is super-rapid sintered in metallurgy powders with high percentages of vanadium and cobalt, available with surface treatments offering high resistance to wear and oxidation.
Stainless steel is ideal for pieces that are difficult to work and with long chips. The basic steels are HSSV3 type, with 3% vanadium, or steel sintered in metallurgy powders with high vanadium and cobalt content. The cutting geometries and TXC treatment prevent the formation of the built-up edges.
There are light aluminium alloys, long-chip copper alloys and sweet magnetic iron and aluminium alloys with silicon. Items are available with AZ interrupted threads that prevent the formation of the skein shavings with a reduced number of cuts and ample offcut compartments.
In cast iron, the items are made of super-rapid steel sintered in metallurgy powders with a low cutting angle and combined with an accentuated rake angle that render these types of taps suitable for working abrasive materials. They have an increased tolerance of type 6HX and a TiAlN coating, combined with micro surface finishing processes. Also with short intake for tapping with a reduced-dimension or 25° helical discharge chamber for applications on steel cast iron (steel castings).
For titanium, products come in steel sintered in metallurgy powders bearing special cutting geometries. They bear a 15° left helix for through holes and 15° right helix for blind holes. They are also available in 4HX tolerance and with TiCN treatment for processing the most demanding alloys.
For nickel, the pieces have a reinforced body structure. They have a 10° left helix for through-holes and 10° right helix with chip breaker for application on blind holes and also come with a 4HX tolerance and 25° helical taps with rear tapering.
For synchronised rigid tapping, in quality powder-sintered steels, the taps are rebored with h6 shank tolerance to ensure maximum precision at high cutting speed. They can also be used with thermal coil spindles.
Full-thread carbide has straight cuts for machining very abrasive materials. Available with a central hole for the passage of lubricant and with TiCN surface coating.
Thread mould taps in steel sintered in metallurgy powders. The coatings are combined with special surface preparation processes to minimise friction between the tool and material being worked. Available with and without ducts, also with 6HX and 6GX tolerances and an internal lubricant type FOR central hole or with radial FORY-type outputs. There are similarly K-ROLL taps for high-output applications on medium-/high-strength materials.
 
The tempering of the tools is fully assisted and certified by UFS. Surface treatments (PVD) range from vaporisation through to coating with chromium nitride, titanium nitride, titanium carbonitride, titanium nitride and aluminium, or else formulated and calibrated by UFS in relation to the performance required by the tool.
Catalogo Tecnico 31

Technical Catalogue 31

Contains all standard products produced by UFS. Over 5,000 codes that meet most thread requirements, split into the LINE, PLUS and TOP product ranges. The catalogue further contains extensive technical details for using the tools.
 
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Listino Prezzi

Price List

With precise references to the Technical Catalogue 31, it is divided by topic and product index with tables including all list prices of the tools produced by UFS. A useful instrument and easy to consult.

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Special Applications

Special Applications

Particular focus is paid to special fields of application such as Automotive, Naval and Wind. UFS devotes all of its experience and advanced technology to these tool classes with a focus on dimensional optimisation.
 
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Running to the top

These new machine taps in HSSE, for blind threads, have depths up to 3xD. The discharge of the chip without skein is favoured whilst the life of the tool is increased thanks to the top-quality thread obtained.
 
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Tap series V82-V83

For tenacious materials that tend to grip (stainless steel). The high-twist (48°) helical grooves for blind holes have depths up to 3.5 x D. They are coated in TXC to ensure elevated productivity, long service life and reliability even for medium-strength use.
 
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All Season

This extract from the technical catalogue was devised with the intention of helping the customer select the most suitable tool. The best-selling products – and thus the best-performing from a market assessment perspective – are collated, showing the prices for Cast Iron items.
 
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Tapping of cast ADI (Austempered Ductile Iron)

The tap defined as “ADITAP” yields up to 600% compared to a normal mask for cast iron thanks to the castability, the weight-to-property ratio, the vibration resistance and the ease of recycling.

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Lovely Prices

Stability and product accuracy with excellent value for money for these taps for through holes (intake corrected with HSSE) and for deep blind holes (2.5 x Ød1 in HSSE) with the relevant tables for use with specific working materials.


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TOP Line

These products with coloured rings facilitate identification of application for TOP tool products, produced in sintered steels with a high content of Cobalt and Vanadium or in integral carbide. Finishing with surface treatments ensures the best productivity yield.


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