A: Spiral Point Taps (#321, XL22, XL22T) cut threads and direct the chips ahad of the tap and through the hole. Q: What is the difference between taper, plug and bottom taps? Plug taps have 3-5 threads of chamfer, bottoming taps have 1-1-1/2 threads of chamfer.
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bottoming tap plug tap taper thread tap types of taps. Hand taps It's desireable to thread most of the hole with a Taper Tap first, and then finish the bottom of the hole with a Bottoming Tap. Spiral Point Taps (Gun Nose or Bull Nose Taps).