USING A DIE AND DIESTOCK - Continued
Clean threads (9) with a clean rag and check with a
screw pitch gage (10) before using.
Disassemble die (3) and diestock (4) by loosening
setscrew (5). Wipe clean with a rag.
CARE OF TAPS
Do not attempt to sharpen taps.
Keep cutting edges lightly oiled.
Wipe excess oil and metal shavings from tap and
Store them in a case or wrap individually in cloths to
protect cutting surfaces.
CARE OF DIES
Do not attempt to sharpen dies.
Keep cutting surfaces clean and lightly lubricated.
Store in a case or wrap individually in cloths where
they will not come in contact with other tools.