For five (5) decades, Balax Inc, has been designing and manufacturing quality Thredfloer Cold Forming Taps and Thredshaver Cutting Taps in North Lake, Wisconsin. All our products are manufactured utilizing in-house operations that include blank making, heat treating, shank and square grinding, fluting, thread grinding and surface treatment. Balax operates its factory three shifts, five days a week in order to provide prompt delivery.

At Balax, we recognize the increased demands placed on our customers for improved quality and lower production costs. To accommodate these needs, you will find in this catalog new generations of high performance tools that will lead to “least cost tapped hole” by providing increased tool life, less machine downtime, and better thread quality. This catalog reflects our commitment to serve our customers by providing skillfully engineered, high quality, state of the art products made in the USA.

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  • Thredfloer Taps
  • Thredshaver Taps
  • Carbide Inserted
  • Thread Gages
  • Tapping Oil
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