USING A PIPE THREADING SET - Continued
Slide cutting die over end of pipe to be threaded
and apply light pressure with the heel of your
Start die with short strokes of the ratchet handle
(8). Be sure the die is going on the pipe
After a full turn of the die, apply another coat of
After two more turns on the die, back off one
turn and apply a coat of cutting oil.
If metal shavings become clogged in
the die, remove the die and clean it
with a piece of cloth.
Keep repeating step 11 until desired thread
length is obtained.
Reverse ratchet by pulling ratchet control knob
(5) from detent and turning it 180 degrees.
Then back up the cutting die.