Solution: Regrind or replace tap.
Solution: Remove burrs from thread.
Solution: Select proper size from Spiralock Drill Chart.
Solution: Tap and hole are not aligned correctly. Check alignment with dial indicator.
Solution: Check that correct lead is programmed into controller or check condition of lead screw.
Solution: Change clamp points in fixture to remove stress from tapped hole.
Solution: Use proper reversing speed when exiting hole and clear tool completely from hole when finished tapping.
Solution: Discard tap and use a new tap.
Solution: A common problem when tapping thin-walled tubing or materials that are elastic. Increase tapping speed and feed. Change to tap with more flutes to decrease cutting pressure.
Solution: Verify gage has been recertified recently or thoroughly clean debris from gage.