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    drilling and tapping

    hello
    I am trying to install some keenserts on a aluminum plate, can I just drill and tap the hole with a standard drill and tap Then install the keensert?, or do I have to purchase a special drill and tap for the keensert?
    hope this made sense,


    thank you

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    Re: drilling and tapping

    I think Keenserts are standard drill & tap. Look at the specs on them. Here is an example https://www.clarendonsf.com/products...inserts/kn420j
    Jim Dawson
    Sandy, Oregon, USA

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