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DC Swiss - Threading Tools for the USA
High quality for high precision

With DC Swiss Mikron Tool has found a partner which perfectly complements its own line of products. Founded in 1940, the Swiss tool manufacturer bases its high level of expertise on a long experience.

It specializes in the development and manufacturing of high-precision threading tools and tapping solutions for the widest variety of materials and applications in the 0.3 mm to 160 mm (.0118" to 6.294") thread diameter range. Whether thread milling, drilling or forming, the versatile program covers all needs.

All threading tools from DC Swiss are manufactured according to the most modern and latest production technologies in Switzerland and guarantee users cost-saving and reliable production processes.

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You will easily find the tool you need using the Tool Finder on the DC Swiss website.

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Product range / Overview

DC Swiss offers a complete program of tools for thread cutting:

  • Thread cutting taps
  • Thread milling cutters
  • Thread forming taps
  • Thread whirl cutters
  • Thread dies
  • Thread gauges and accessories

The user can choose from among four different product lines:

  • Basic program in the diameter range of 3 mm to 16 mm (.118ˮ to .629ˮ)
  • Technology program in the diameter range of 0.3 mm to 160 mm (.0118ˮ to 6.299ˮ)
  • with a complete program of supplementary products
  • Entry line 

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The Highlights

DC Swiss offers a multitude of solutions for challenging machining conditions. For example:

Fit Line

Thread cutting taps with the best price-performance ratio. The perfect entry for everyone wishing to get to know DC Swiss products. For maximum thread lengths of 2.5 x d, suitable for materials good to machine such as steel, alloyed and unalloyed, cast iron, etc. All sizes standardized (DIN/ANSI) and available in UNC and UNF especially for the USA market.

Go to the Fit Line US to download the brochure

Difficult to machine

Thread cutting taps and thread milling cutters for difficult-to-machine materials such as annealed steels, stainless steels (ferritic, martensitic or austenitic), nickel alloys and copper. For applications in medical technology and the food industry

Go to the Stainless steel to download the brochure

Microthreads

Nano-program for the smallest thread with a diameter of 0.3 mm (.0118ˮ) and up

Thread cutting taps and thread forming taps for the widest variety of materials such as alloyed and unalloyed steels, stainless steels (ferritic, martensitic and austenitic), titanium, copper, aluminum alloys and precious metals like gold and silver.

Go to the Nano  to download the brochure

Thread whirling cutter

Thread whirl cutters are ideal for the machining of threads in difficult materials (from 0.3 mm to 12 mm (.0118ˮ to .472ˮ)) and for thread depths of up to 4 x d (pocket holes). Whether it's about low cutting pressures in a multi-purpose application, the machining of titanium and stainless steels or burr-free threads needed in the medical field, the different executions of this type of tool guarantee the best results. Available in M, MF, UNC and UNF threads.

Go to the Whirling cutter to download the brochure

Aerospace industry

Threading tools especially for typical and challenging materials for aerospace industry applications. Aluminum or titanium alloys, stainless steels (ferritic, martensitic) and nickel-based alloys or superalloys (Inconel, Nimonic alloy and Hastelloy, among others). DC Swiss offers a wide range of tools as standard solutions compliant with ISO 3161 (MJ, UNJ, UNJF).

Chip breaker

A thread cutting tap with a centrally controlled, straight cooling channel and special cutting geometry for breaking chips. The chip fragments are evacuated from the thread with the coolant through extended, straight-line flutes. For deep threads or threads with deep pilot bores; very high reliability.

Go to the Download Area  to download the brochure

The applications

The strengths of threading tools from DC Swiss lie, among others, in the range of difficult-to-machine materials. The tools are used in sectors where the safety of the thread cutting process is indispensable: e.g. medical technology, watch industry, aerospace industry, food industry, chemical and petroleum industry, and petrochemistry.

Medical and dental industry 

  • Material: free machining Stainless steel

dental instruments (e.g. Tapping with Fit-Line NUS 360V-3, blind thread, UNC6-32 thread depth 2xd on a free machining SST, AISI 303, Wr.-Nr.: 1.4305)

medical devices (e.g. Tapping with Fit-Line NUS 360V-3, through thread, M3 thread depth 2xd on a free machining SST, AISI 303, Wr.-Nr.: 1.4305)

  • Material: Stainless steel

prosthetic joint (e.g. Tapping with Z 370VS-3, blind thread, M6 thread depth 3xd on austenitic SST, AISI 316L, Wr.-Nr.: 1.4435)

medical devices (e.g. Tapping with Z 370VS-3, blind thread, UNC10-24 thread depth 3xd on austenitic SST, AISI 304, Wr.-Nr.: 1.4301)

  • Material: Titanium 

orthopedic fixation (e.g. Tapping with TL 320VS-4, through thread, M4 thread depth 2xd on a Titanium Gr. 5, TiAl6V4, Wr.-Nr.: 3.7164)

dental implants (e.g. Thread whirling with GW4119VS, blind thread, UNC2-56 burr-free thread, thread depth 4xd on a Titanium Gr. 5, TiAl6V4, Wr.-Nr.: 3.7164)

  • Material: Cr-Co-alloy

dental implants (e.g. blind thread, M1 burr-free thread, thread depth 4xd on a Cobalt-chrome, CoCr alloys)

Mould and Die Industry

  • Material: Hardened tool steel

die plate fixturing (e.g. Thread milling with GFH6110VS, through thread, UNF3/8-24, thread depth 1.5xd on a tool steel, AISI A2, Wr.-Nr.: 1.2363 hardened at 60HRC)

  • Material: high tensile steel

demoulding mechanism (e.g. Tapping with H350TC-3, blind thread, M8, thread depth 1.5xd on a high tensile steel, AISI 4140, Wr.-Nr.: 1.7225 hardened at 40 HRC)

Aerospace Industry

  • Material: Hastelloy

turbine engine combustion chamber components (e.g. Thread whirling with GW3016VS or GW3019VS, through thread, UNC10-32(3B), thread depth 2.5xd on nickel based superalloy, Hastelloy,Wr.-Nr.: 2.4665)

  • Material: Titanium

aircraft fixturing (e.g. Thread whirling with GW3016VS or GW3019VS, blind thread, M(J)5x0.8, thread depth 3xd on a Titanium Gr. 5, TiAl6V4, Wr.-Nr.: 3.7164)

  • Material: Inconel

blisk or bladed rings (e.g. blind thread with SA350-3, M10, thread depth 1.5xd on nickel based superalloy, Inconel 718, Wr.-Nr.: 2.4668)

  • Material: Free machining steel

aircraft fittings (e.g. Tapping with Z 370VS-3, blind thread, UNF(J)10-32 3B, thread depth 3xd on free machining SST, AISI 303, Wr.-Nr.: 1.4305)

Machine building / Material handling

  • Material:  Stainless steel

fixturing (e.g. Thread forming with FAS381VS-3, through thread, UNC5/16-18 thread depth 2.5xd on austenitic SST, AISI 316L, Wr.-Nr.: 1.4435)

  • Material: Stainless steel

pick and place systems (e.g. Micro tapping with TAN40VS, through thread, M0.5 thread depth 2xd on austenitic SST, AISI 316L, Wr.-Nr.: 1.4435)

Petrolchemistry and power

  • Material: Alloyd steel

(e.g. Thread tapping with K613TC-3, blind hole M30 thread depth 4xd (120mm (4.724ˮ)) in alloyed steel at 35HRC hardness)

  • Material: Cast iron

Large sized threads (e.g with MEGA Tap MA950V-3, blind hole UN3-8 2B, 2.0xD in spheroidal cast iron)

Consulting and stock in USA

With the tool specialists from Mikron Tool, a qualified engineering team is available to US customers. A network of representatives and tool distributors guarantees customer-oriented technical support in all states.

Find your representative and distributor contact here.

The range of standard products from DC Swiss includes more than 6000 tools, all available from stock in Switzerland. For quick and hassle free delivery in the US, most of these tools are available directly from our stock in Monroe, CT.

Links / Downloads

Toolfinder

You will easily find the tool you need using the Tool Finder on the DC Swiss website. Click here www.dcswiss.com/en

Catalogs

In our Download area you find the following general catalogs:

Brochures

In our Download area you find the following brochures:

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