New Product: High Performance Tap Range

bigger-page-imageSomta Tools is proud to announce a new range of material specific taps that showcase our commitment to manufacturing world class cutting tools that deliver at the optimal manufacturing levels for all materials used.

The new tap ranges have been designed and developed to ensure high performance levels for alloy steels, stainless steels, carbon steels, aluminium alloys, aluminium, cast iron and cast iron alloys as well as a variety of hard and soft manufacturing materials.

These products are ideal for high speed tapping in a variety of materials and guarantee customer value and manufacturing excellence; characteristics that have become synonymous with the Somta brand.

Some of the products included are:



PRODUCT CODES: 5E1/5E2 and 5E5/5E6

A high performance multi-purpose tap range manufactured from HSSE-V3 with a blue finish for use in high alloy steels, stainless steel and all carbon steels.



PRODUCT CODES: 5X1/5X2 and 5X5/5X6

A high performance multi-purpose tap range manufactured from powder metallurgy and coated with a hard lube coating for high speed tapping in aluminium, low carbon steels, mold and die steels and stainless steel.




A high performance multi-purpose forming tap range manufactured from HSS-Co8 and coated with a TiCN coating for high speed tapping in soft materials, carbon steels and alloy steels up to 350HB.

Some of the benefits of using a forming tap are that they:

  • do not produce chips
  • can be run at faster speeds
  • are stronger so will outlast a machining tap
  • produce a strong uniform thread


pdfView the High Performance Tap Range Leaflet to see more.