TORX® TTAP®

Torx TtapOur 25.2SSLPW screw is available in TTAP drive. Click here to view it. TORX®TTAP® is a drive system designed to work with all types of low profile flat head or countersunk screws.

The stick-fit anti-wobble feature enables one handed operations without magnetic bit holders.

TORX®TTAP® makes screw assembly easier, faster and lowers your costs.

Advantages

It's easier

  • Screwdriver enters the screw recess more easily
  • Authentic TTAP® combined with TORX® and TORX PLUS® Drive Systems: Greater torque and drive tool life
  • Stick-fit: screwdriver “sticks-fit” in the recess
  • No wobbling: driver does not wobble and cam-out of the recess
  • One-handed operation: possible because it is stable, you don’t need one hand on the screw and the other on the driver
  • No need to push: no end-load on screwdriver needed
  • No magnetic bit holder needed: reduces steel splinters that clog the bit
  • Guiding: screwdriver enters the screw recess more easily
  • TTAP® is 100 % TORX®recess and backward convertible with TORX and genereic six-lobe recess

It's cost efficient

  • Reduce drive tool usage
  • Improved productivity
  • Reduced risk to damage rust protection plating
  • Better profits and job moral

Benefits your health

  • No need to push - no end-load on screwdriver needed
  • If you compare with Phillips/Pozidrive recess, a major advantage is that you don't need to apply as much pressure to drive the screw, hence - ttap reduces worker fatigue

Comparison to other standards

If you compare TORX®TTAP® with other recess in the market, you will experience numerous advantages...

  • TORX® IS TTAP® COMPATIBLE
    TTAP® is 100 % a TORX® recess, backward convertible - but without the disadvantages you can use TORX® bits on TORX®TTAP® screw, hence strategically easy to change to ttap®
  • TTAP® SAVES OPERATOR FATIGUE
    No need to push - by using TTAP® no end-load on screwdriver needed compared with Phillips / Pozidriv® recess, a major advantage is that you don't need to apply as much pressure to drive the screw, hence - ttap reduces physical effort

History of screw recesses

  • Slotted
    The oldest slot is straight slot that extends diametrically across the screw head. Problem: Tool slippage is common, which can cause damage to surrounding surfaces.
  • Hex (Unbraco®, Allen key)
    Common problem that corners of the hex socket are damaged causing difficulties driving in the screw.
  • Phillips - PoziDriv®
    Cross-slots, which mainly appear as Phillips slots and Pozidriv®. Common problem is that conical side walls deflect torque upwards causing "camout" and requires much power when driving the screw.
  • TORX® (hexalobular)
    The hexalobular slot remedies many of the disadvantages that are associated with cross-slot drive mechanisms. For all that, the hexalobular slot still has some serious disadvantages. Since the walls are straight, the slot depth will be limited, particularly in concial screw heads, or countersunk heads. If the depth becomes too great, the walls of the screw head will become very thin at the bottom of the slot, and the screw head may easily break off at this weakened point.
    Due to the depth limitation, the engagement between the tool and the slot will not be very good, and the tool may wobble as the screw is screwed in or out. The limited engagement between the tool and the screw also causes the screw to hang badly when the tool and the screw are held horizontally. For installers who have to screw a great number of screws, it is of great importance that the screw hangs on the tool until the screw has caught in the material into which it is being screwed. As the tool wears, its ability to retain the screw will reduce.
  • TORX®TTAP®
    TORX®TTAP® is 100% backward compatible with TORX® and copies. TORX®TTAP® has all the advantages and no disadvantages compared with other recesses. TTAP® utilizes our patented stable stick-fit solution to ensure reduced wobble.

TTAP® is available for the following items: