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Old 04-21-2013, 06:46 PM   #12
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broken taps

Originally Posted by Flashmo View Post
I have tried that always left a broken tap in a completely f'ed up hole that could no longer be removed with any method other than our portable EDM.

I could see it working in thin plate where you only need to break a couple threads of the tap to get it to come out the other side. It has not worked for me in heavier materials.

To me, it is not even a viable option any more...YMMV.

Sorry it hasn't worked for you,I have done it a bunch of times.
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