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Optional Die Heads

Optional Die Heads

  • Self-Opening (SO) - Automatic release for repeatable number of threads.
  • Quick-Opening (QO) - Manual release for user-specified thread lengths.
  • Bolt - Designed for bolt threading.
  • Mono - Dedicated to a specific size of thread.
  • Semi-Automatic (SA) - Can be quickly adjusted from size to size with manual release.
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Machine NPT Die Heads
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Catalog Number Model No. Description How Opened Thread Direction Oil Thru Head Dies Used Pipe Capacity Bolt Capacity Weight
in. mm in. mm lb. kg
97065 811A  811A 1/8” - 2” NPT Die Head, Self-Opening, RH  Q.O  RH  Yes  Univ.  1/8 - 2  3 - 50  1/4 - 2  6 - 50  13  5.7  Buy Now
97075 815A  815A 1/8" - 2" NPT Die Head, Self-Opening, RH  S.O  RH  Yes  Univ.  1/8 - 2  3 - 50  1/4 - 2  6 - 50  13  5.9  Buy Now
84537 816  816 1/8” - 3/4” NPT Die Head, Semi-Automatic, RH  S.A  RH  Yes  Univ.  1/8 - 3/4  13  5.9  Buy Now
84532 817  817 1” - 2” NPT Die Head, Semi-Automatic, RH  S.A  RH  Yes  Univ.  1 - 2  13  5.9  Buy Now
23282 842  842 1/8" - 2" NPT QO Universal Die Head  Q.O  LH  Yes  Univ.  1/8 - 2  12 1/2  5.7  Buy Now
10491 555  555 1/8” - 3/4” Dual Die Head, Quick-Opening, RH  Q.O  RH  Yes  Dual/Bolt  1/8 - 3/4  3 - 50  3.6  Buy Now
Machine BSPT Die Heads
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Catalog Number Model No. Description How Opened Thread Direction Oil Thru Head Dies Used Pipe Capacity Bolt Capacity Weight
in. mm in. mm lb. kg
97070 811A  811A 1/8” - 2” BSPT Die Head, Self-Opening, RH  Q.O  RH  Yes  Univ.  1/8 - 2  3 - 50  1/4 - 2  6 - 2  12 1/2  5.7  Buy Now
97080 815A  815A 1/8" - 2" BSPT Die Head, Self-Opening, RH  S.O  RH  Yes  Univ.  1/8 - 2  3 - 50  1/4 - 2  6 - 50  13  5.9  Buy Now
45322 815A  815A 1/8" - 2" BSPT, Self-Opening, RH. Eur. RT  RH  Yes  13  5.9  Buy Now
23297 856  856 1/8" - 2" BSPT SO Universal Die Head  S.O  LH  Yes  Univ.  1/8 - 2  3 - 50  12 1/2  5.7  Buy Now
10491 555  555 1/8” - 3/4” Dual Die Head, Quick-Opening, RH  Q.O  RH  Yes  Dual/Bolt  1/8 - 3/4  3 - 50  3.6  Buy Now
Machine Bolt Die Heads
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Catalog Number Model No. Description How Opened Thread Direction Oil Thru Head Dies Used Pipe Capacity Bolt Capacity Weight
in. mm in. mm lb. kg
97045 531  531 1/4"-1"Bolt Die Head Quick-Open R.H./L.H.   Q.O  RH/LH  Yes  500B  1/4 - 1  3 - 25  7 1/2  3.4  Buy Now
97050 532  532 1-1/8"-2"Bolt Die Head Quick-Open R.H./L.H.   Q.O  RH/LH  Yes  500B  1 1/8 - 2  29 - 51  4.1  Buy Now
Machine Mono Die Heads
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Catalog Number Model No. Description How Opened Thread Direction Oil Thru Head Dies Used Pipe Capacity Bolt Capacity Weight
in. mm in. mm lb. kg
42047 500A  500A 1/8" Mono RH QO Die Head  Q.O  RH  Yes  Mono  1/8  6 3/4  3.1  Buy Now
42052 500A  500A 1/4" Mono RH QO Die Head  Q.O  RH  Yes  Mono  1/4  3.2  Buy Now
42057 500A  500A 3/8" Mono RH QO Die Head  Q.O  RH  Yes  Mono  3/8  10  3.2  Buy Now
42062 500A  500A 1/2" Mono RH QO Die Head  Q.O  RH  Yes  Mono  1/2  13  7 1/4  3.3  Buy Now
42067 500A  500A 3/4"Mono RH QO Die Head  Q.O  RH  Yes  Mono  3/4  19  7 1/4  3.3  Buy Now
42072 500A  500A 1"Mono RH QO Die Head  Q.O  RH  Yes  Mono  25  3.6  Buy Now
42077 500A  500A 1-1/4"Mono RH QO Die Head  Q.O  RH  Yes  Mono  1 1/4  29  3.6  Buy Now
42082 500A  500A 1-1/2"Mono RH QO Die Head  Q.O  RH  Yes  Mono  1 1/2  38  8 1/2  3.9  Buy Now
42087 500A  500A 2" Mono RH QO Die Head  Q.O  RH  Yes  Mono  51  8 1/2  3.9  Buy Now
Die Head Racks for All Machine Die Heads
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Catalog Number Model No. Description Weight
lb. kg
42485 4U  4V Die Head Rack (4 Heads)  8 1/2  3.9  Buy Now
42490 6U  6V Die Head Rack (6 Heads)  12 1/2  5.7  Buy Now
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DO you sell a 3" optional die head that is SO?

I am looking for a die head that will thread 3" black iron pipe.
Asked by: DavidP
Thank you for contacting RIDGID. Please call our Customer Service department at 800-4-RIDGID (800-474-3443) option 4. We will need to know the model number of the pipe threader you are currently using so that we can assist you with your question.
Answered by: RIDGID14
Date published: 2017-09-06
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