USING A PIPE THREADING SET - Continued
9 Slide cutting die over end of pipe to be threaded
and apply light pressure with the heel of your hand.
10 Start die with short strokes of the ratchet
handle (8). Be sure the die is going on the pipe
11 After a full turn of the die, apply another coat of
After two more turns on the die, back off one turn
and apply a coat of cutting oil.
If metal shavings become clogged in the
die, remove the die and clean it with a
piece of cloth.
13 Keep repeating step 11 until desired thread length
14 Reverse ratchet by pulling ratchet control knob (5)
from detent and turning it 180 degrees. Then back
up the cutting die.