[time-nuts] Machining some aluminum help!
joegwinn at comcast.net
Fri May 19 13:56:48 EDT 2017
On Fri, 19 May 2017 12:00:01 -0400, time-nuts-request at febo.com wrote:
> Re: [time-nuts] Machining some aluminum help!
It's much easier to use thread-forming taps in aluminum than thread
cutting, and the threads are far stronger. Blind holes are not as
large a problem. Lubricate with soft wax, not Tap-Magic. Also, why
4-40 in a 0.25" thick wall? A larger screw will actually be easier and
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