How to Cut Single Point Taper Pipe Threads on a CNC Lathe

March 16, 2022 10:21 am


Pipe threading 101. Learn how to cut single point taper pipe threads on a CNC lathe.

NWTC’s Matt Schmelzer will go through the programming and specifications before loading the programming and cutting the pipe threads. To complete this lesson you will need the Machinery’s Handbook, scientific calculator and pipe thread gauge to measure the final threads.

Have any questions about single point tapered pipe threads? Or some tips and tricks for cutting these threads? Drop them in the comments below!

Matt Schmelzer is the CNC instructor at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College. Learn more about the manufacturing programs at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College here.

Follow Matt’s machining program on Instagram here.

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