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 purpose of any surface treatment is to improve wear resistance and thread finish and to improve productivity by increasing your cutting speeds. Each coating has special advantages for different applications. While it would be impossible to list all of the materials recommended for each coating type, following are some general guidelines.

Titanium Nitride provides excellent wear resistance with a wide range of materials and usually allows the use of higher speeds and feeds. Low carbon steels, both free-machining and non-free-machining, stainless steel and alloy steels work well with TiN.

Titanium Carbonitride
offers improved wear resistance with abrasive or difficult to machine materials such as cast iron, aluminum alloys, tool steels, copper and its alloys, Iconel and titanium alloys.

Titanium Aluminum Nitride
is a high-performance coating that excels at threading the same materials as TiCN but offers improved ductility and superior oxidation resistance for threading heat-treated carbon and alloy steels where high temperatures are generated from cutting coarse pitch Acmes or special thread forms.

Chromium Nitride
is the newest coating available from Quality Chaser. It provides a lower coefficient to friction, reduces galling and tearing, and provides a consistent surface finish. This coating works well when threading titanium alloys.

To achieve optimum life from your perishable tooling, recoating is advised after the cutting edge is reground.

Each of these coatings is available, factory-direct, from Quality Chaser. Give us a call and we'll be happy to help you select the optimum coating for your particular application.

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