Plastic and Sheet Metal Tapping Services

Tapping is the process of forming threads in the holes of a part to later allow for the addition of hardware. SendCutSend’s tapping services save you time, hassle, and money. 

Tapping is the process of forming threads in the holes of a part to later allow for the addition of hardware. SendCutSend’s tapping services save you time, hassle, and money. 

Starting from $9, no minimum quantity. As low as $0.50 per part in bulk!

Online sheetmetal tapping form SendCutSend

Easily add hardware to your laser cut design using SendCutSend’s tapping service

Plastic and sheet metal tapping requires understanding thread sizes and types for fasteners, choosing the correct hole size and the correct tap for your material thickness.  Utilizing specialized, automated equipment, we precisely laser cut or CNC route a hole, create some threading, and send you on your way with your completed part. We have expertly trained staff members (and robots) that focus on just this process alone. 

No minimum quantities from SendCutSend
Quantity Discounts

Order 1 or 1,000+. Get up to 80% off when you order in bulk.

No minimum quantities from SendCutSend
Quantity Discounts

Order 1 or 1,000+. Get up to 70% off when you order in bulk.

SendCutSend's parts builder makes order simple parts easy
Multiple ways to order

Upload your CAD file, or use our Parts Builder and choose from a variety of templates.

SendCutSend's parts builder makes order simple parts easy
Multiple ways to order

Upload your CAD file, or use our Parts Builder and choose from a variety of templates.

Fast, Free shipping from SendCutSend
Free shipping!

Free anywhere in the USA, and only $19 to Canada.

Fast, Free shipping from SendCutSend
Free shipping!

Free anywhere in the USA, and only $19 to Canada.

Detailed order tracking from SendCutSend
Detailed order tracking

Follow your order from upload to delivery.

Detailed order tracking from SendCutSend
Detailed order tracking

Follow your order from upload to delivery.

We help you determine the correct hole size for your part

Using the correct hole size is extremely important when tapping sheet metal and plastic. We provide a thorough thread sizing chart of SendCutSend’s available thread options so that you can assure the correct hole size for your part.

Adding tapping to your custom laser cut parts has never been easier

With our team of highly trained machinists and our state-of-the-art manufacturing technology, we’ve made it easier than ever to design and order tapped parts. When you upload your design to our app, simply select the “Tapping” option during the checkout process and you’ll get an instant quote!

Review our Guidelines

Making sure your file meets all our requirements will ensure you get your parts as quickly as possible.

Get instant pricing that includes cutting, deburring, and free shipping

Upload your file for instant pricing

Select your material, apply tapping, and adjust your quantity to see live pricing updates.

Standard tapping orders are out the door in 4-6 days

1-3 day shipping
on all standard orders.

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$9

cart minimum

$9

cart minimum

The more you tap the more you save

Tapping starts at $9 per cart. Save up to 70% or more with quantity discounts! We calculate quantity discounts based on several factors including material, operation type, number of operations on each part and number of duplicate parts. Our app will automatically provide quantity discounts based on your order.

Get started with instant pricing using our parts builder!

Get started with instant pricing!

“SendCutSend is always my first thought when prototyping and producing my builds. I’ve used their services on almost every project for the last several years. Their many services and automatic online quotes are an absolute game changer.”

Tyler Bell  :: Tyler Bell Makes

Quality control inspection on every tap

Whether you’re tapping one or 500 parts, our team of quality control specialists inspect each of your parts for any errors, big or small. If we see an issue, we’ll reach out to you to correct it before tapping the hole.

Tap laser cut holes on a variety of materials

SendCutSend tapping services can be applied to a variety of materials in several thickness levels. Choose from Aluminum, Copper, Brass, Stainless Steel, Mild Steel, Chromoly, Delrin, HDPE, Polycarbonate, or ABS. Reference our material thickness max/min chart for a full list of our in-stock material thicknesses.

What to expect from your tapped laser cut parts

Get started with instant pricing using our parts builder!

Get started with instant pricing!

Helpful resources make it easy to create your file for tapping

Before uploading your files for tapping, take a moment to read our tapping guidelines. In these guidelines we go through setup and cost, understanding thread types and sizes for fasteners, choosing the correct hole size and tap, and more.

Don't stop at tapping, we have a full range of services to suit your project needs

We are more than lightning fast laser cut parts

We take pride in our customer service, quality, and continual innovation with new products and services. You’re in good hands with SendCutSend. 

CNC bending services are available on sheet metal and plastic parts at SendCutSend

Top-notch customer service

Our educated and friendly team is here to answer your questions and assist you in getting the best parts possible.

Made in the USA from two locations

All of our operations from production to customer support are done from our two locations in Nevada and Kentucky.

100% money-back guarantee

All our services come guaranteed. If you’re not 100% happy with your parts, we’ll give you a refund or remake on the spot.

Secure and confidential

We know your designs are valuable. Your files are 100% secure in our system and you always maintain intellectual rights.
Top-notch customer service

Made in the USA from two locations

100% money-back guarantee

Secure and confidential

Customers getting it done with SendCutSend

Here are just a few projects that have been tapped in house

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Tapping FAQs

Can I powder coat my bent or tapped part?

You can powder coat bent/formed and tapped parts. Please be aware that die witness marks from the press brake will be visible through the coating. Also, you will have to chase any tapped holes to clear the threads once you receive the parts.

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Get an easy and free sheet metal tapping quote

Plastic and sheet metal tapping is easier than ever with instant pricing from SendCutSend. All you have to do is upload your design and we’ll have it tapped and sent in a matter of days!

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Before you upload, be sure your file meets our requirements:

We proudly use hardware by PEM

Flush stud, M8 x 1.25, .472" Zinc plus Clear Chromate

Aluminum: 5052, 6061, 7075 Steel: Mild

SKUFH-M8-12
Thread SizeM8 x 1.25
Hole size in sheet (+0.003/-.0.000).315″
Minimum sheet thickness0.094″
Maximum sheet thickness.347″
Fastener materialSteel
Minimum distance hole C/L to edge0.378″
Minimum distance between two of the same hardware (CL to CL).567″
Recommended panel materialSteel/Aluminum
Coating typeZinc
Length.472″
Aluminum material ranges (5052, 6061, 7075)0.100″-0.250″
Steel material ranges (CRS, HRPO, HR)0.104″-0.250″

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We proudly use hardware by PEM

Flush Standoff, 4-40, .250" Zinc plus Clear Chromate

Aluminum: 5052, 6061, 7075 Steel: Mild, G30

SKUSO-440-8
Thread Size4-40 x .250″
Hole size in sheet (+0.003/-.0.000).168″
Minimum sheet thickness0.040″
Maximum sheet thickness.125″
Fastener materialSteel
Minimum distance hole C/L to edge0.230″
When determining the distance between two or more fasteners, you can calculate the distance by the formula, C/L to edge + 1/2 the diameter of the second mounting hole..345″
Recommended panel materialSteel/Aluminum
Coating typeZinc
Length.250″
Aluminum material ranges (5052, 6061, 7075)0.040″-0.125″
Steel material ranges (CRS, HRPO, HR)0.048″-0.119″

We proudly use hardware by PEM

Flush Standoff, 4-40, .250" Passivated

Stainless Steel: 304, 316

SKUSO4-440-8
Thread Size440
Hole size in sheet (+0.003/-.0.000).166″
Minimum sheet thickness0.04″
Maximum sheet thickness.125″
Fastener material400 Stainless Steel
Minimum distance hole C/L to edge0.230″
When determining the distance between two or more fasteners, you can calculate the distance by the formula, C/L to edge + 1/2 the diameter of the second mounting hole. Example shown with x2 of the same hardware..313″
Recommended panel materialStainless Steel
Coating typePassivated
Length.250″
304 Stainless Steel material ranges0.048″-0.125″
316 Stainless Steel material ranges0.060″-0.125″