Repair Stripped/Damage Thread

Learn how to repair a damaged thread this technique can be used on any thread on any kind of equipment.

Tools/Parts Required 

  • Helicoil Kit
  • Tap & Die Kit
  • Drill

Step 1.

Start by drilling out the thread with the correctly chosen drill bit, then using your tap cut in the new thread as shown in the video being careful to wind the tap backwards half a turn for every full turn forwards. maintain a horizontal angle to avoid a skewed thread.

Step 2

Once the new thread is cut screw in the helicoil and make sure the tab breaks off or is removed.

Step 3

Your thread should now be ready for use! be careful not to over-tighten.

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