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Optional Die Heads

Optional Die Heads

  • Self-Opening (SO) - RIDGID offers Optional Die Heads for your pipe threading and fabrication setup. Automatic release for repeatable number of threads. They can be quickly adjusted from size to size with manual release.
  • 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, Quick-Opening, RH  Q.O  RH  Yes  Univ.  1/8 - 2  3 - 50  1/4 - 2  6 - 50  13  5.7 
97075 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 
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 
84532 817  817 1” - 2” NPT Die Head, Semi-Automatic, RH  S.A  RH  Yes  Univ.  1 - 2  13  5.9 
23282 842  842 1/8" - 2" NPT QO Universal Die Head  Q.O  LH  Yes  Univ.  1/8 - 2  12 1/2  5.7 
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 
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 
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 
45322 815A  815A 1/8" - 2" BSPT, Self-Opening, RH. Eur. RT  RH  Yes  13  5.9 
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 
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 
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 
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 
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 
42052 500A  500A 1/4" Mono RH QO Die Head  Q.O  RH  Yes  Mono  1/4  3.2 
42057 500A  500A 3/8" Mono RH QO Die Head  Q.O  RH  Yes  Mono  3/8  10  3.2 
42062 500A  500A 1/2" Mono RH QO Die Head  Q.O  RH  Yes  Mono  1/2  13  7 1/4  3.3 
42067 500A  500A 3/4"Mono RH QO Die Head  Q.O  RH  Yes  Mono  3/4  19  7 1/4  3.3 
42072 500A  500A 1"Mono RH QO Die Head  Q.O  RH  Yes  Mono  25  3.6 
42077 500A  500A 1-1/4"Mono RH QO Die Head  Q.O  RH  Yes  Mono  1 1/4  29  3.6 
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 
42087 500A  500A 2" Mono RH QO Die Head  Q.O  RH  Yes  Mono  51  8 1/2  3.9 
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 
42490 6U  6V Die Head Rack (6 Heads)  12 1/2  5.7