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Tapered Thread tool
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* July 27, 2016, 02:21:35 PM
Pipe threads!  Need a tool to create NPT tapered threads.  ISO type threads too.  The bolt creator, Thread3D, would be better if it included this option.  It already does a great job.  Just add the code to modify the taper or not and the degree. 

FOR EXAMPLE: NPT is 60 degree.  ISO is 55 degree.

Would be nice to have this capability. 


* September 23, 2016, 11:21:08 AM
There are ways to get pipe threads if a bit of plagiarism doesn't bother you.  Visit hardware web sites (e.g. McMaster) where you can get AutoCad drawings of things like pipe nipples which have NPT threads.  Convert it to TCad and erase everything except the thread section.  Save this as a symbol to your library.