Quality Statement

Quality Chaser Company has a proud history of manufacturing and marketing
performance engineered threading tools. To ensure that we maintain the highest
standards of excellence, we have set the following objectives:

1px (1K) 100% On-Time Delivery

Zero Defects

100% Customer Satisfaction

We aspire to these goals through pride in our work, teamwork with others, and
a commitment to compliance with our ISO-9001 Quality System.

Firth Brown Solid Taps
Quality Chaser Company is pleased to announce an agreement to represent Firth Brown Tools.

Firth Brown has been manufacturing exceptional tooling in Cambridge, Ontario since 1921. Their tools are designed and engineered on-site under ISO 9001 quality certification guidelines.

Primary products of the Firth Brown Company are solid high-speed steel pipe taps, nib taps, bent shank and spiral point taps. A variety of premium material options and surface treatments are also available. These special taps are used in applications such as automotive, lead-free brass valves and fittings, pipe and fastener couplings, construction grade nuts and other demanding applications where high production and superior performance are required.

You can submit a Request for Quote on the E-Mail page, or...

Contact our Customer Service for quoting requirements and details.

Version 1.4 of Quality Chaser's colorful Product Guide on CD-ROM includes the most up-to-date information available, plus:

  • More products
  • More helpful information
  • More convenience

Visit the E-Mail page and request your free copy today.

You can also download a copy right now from the Download page.

Quality Chaser offers Oster style dies in a broad range of symbols and sizes.

Further information can be found on the Oster page, or get a copy of our Oster Product Guide in .pdf format from the Download page.

... or just give us a call.

Tip of the Month
The combination of chamfer, rake angle and radial clearance is very important when ordering tap chasers. The use of higher radial clearance generally results in better chaser life. However, chasers with greater clearance can result in reduced contact between the work and the chasers. This can cause chatter. Chatter can also be caused by the tap not being supported properly or by a loose machine spindle.

If chatter is not corrected by lightly honing the cutting edge, reduced clearance is suggested. Machines incorporating positive feed allow for higher radial clearance. Conversely, where manual feed is used, lower radial clearance is required to produce "nut action" and assist feeding and maintain proper lead.

When ordering tap chasers, the machine feeding method should be specified to ensure that proper radial clearance is considered.

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