USING A PIPE THREADING SET
Clamp pipe securely in pipe vise (1) with end to
be threaded extending beyond the edge of the
vise jaws as shown.
Measure inside pipe diameter to determine the
Inspect the die for nicks, and be sure that it is
sharp. Assemble die on ratchet die stock as
shown in steps 4, 5, and 6.
Insert collar (2).
Insert cutting die (3) over top of collar (2).
Secure in place with locking screws (4).
Set ratchet to turn in a counterclockwise
direction by pulling out ratchet control knob (5)
and turning it 180 degrees. The ratchet permits
cutting threads on pipes where it is not possible
to turn the handle 360 degrees. It is set for
clockwise or counterclockwise rotation by pulling
out and turning the ratchet control knob (5) from
one detent to the other.
Apply cutting oil (6) to die and to end of pipe (7)
to prevent overheating of dies and damaging of