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Hougen Tapmatic Tapping Kit for HMD917/918, #10 – 1/2″ Tap Capacity

Item # 08180 Category

The 08180 Kit is used to install a Tapping Attachment onto the Hougen HMD917/918 “Slot Drive” spindle.

  • Lightweight, easy to install design incorporates a planetary gear reverse with a 1:1 ratio.
  • Reversing speed is equal to spindle speed, so in-feed and out-feed of the unit can be employed without reversing motor direction.
  • Tapping Kits are not recommended for use with swivel base drills.
  • When using a two speed drill always tap in low gear (250 RPM).
  • Instructional PDF is located in the “Product Resources” tab below.
For Use With

Hougen HMD917 and HMD918 Magnetic Drills


Adapter (08179)
Tapping Kit (08180)



Tap Capacity

#10 – 1/2"