Thread Turning

Vardex has earned its reputation as the #1 indexable system worldwide.

The Vardex indexable laydown thread turning insert technology was developed over 50 years ago. Vargus patented designs continue to be the industry standard to this day.

With over 6000 different tools, VARDEX Thread Turning tools offer the largest and most extensive collection of pitches and standards in different grades, IC ranges and types of insert styles, as well as customized methods for the oil and gas industry.

2 High Pressure Coolant Outlets

Features and Benefits :

  • Two precise high pressure coolant outlets, designed to cool down the top and bottom of the insert for longer tool life
  • Up to 70 Bar
  • Three different coolant inlets available:
    • Bottom inlet, specially designed for VDI DIN 69880 / ISO 10889
    • Back inlet
    • Bottom inlet
  • Nickel coating for better wear resistance and anti-corrosion protection
  • Greater range of holders for standard insert sizes: 3/8”, 1/2″, & 5/8”
  • Left Hand holders are available as standard

Thread Turning System

The Vardex Thread Turning tooling program offers a wide range of external and internal solutions:

  • Standard tools for medium and fine pitches
  • V6 style inserts with 6 cutting corners
  • F-Line inserts – Fixed clamping system suited for high loads
  • U-style inserts for threading large pitches
  • VG-Cut threading inserts for threading between shoulders
  • V-style inserts for extra-large pitches
  • Mega Line inserts for pitches up to 25mm or 1TPI
  • Multi+ inserts for mass production
  • Mini-V miniature vertical tools
  • Mini-3 turning tools for small bores
  • Micro single & double-ended tools for bores as small as 3.2mm

A new, one-of-a-kind anti-rotation stopper designed into the insert and toolholder to ensure 100% insert immobility and system rigidity throughout the entire machining process.


Anti-Rotation Stopper
• Lasting and precise threading profile perpendicularity, ensuring compliance with standard specifications
• Uncompromising profile accuracy
Toolholder Support
• Superior surface finish
• Extended tool life for exceptional cost-effectiveness
Reinforced Anvil
• Optimal support for the cutting edge
Nickel Coating
• Better wear resistance and anti-corrosion protection

Extra large pitches designed for heavy duty applications with pitches up to 25mm or 1 TPI.


• New Insert Design – Reinforced inserts with improved geometry for heavy duty threading applications
• Standard Solution – Inserts and toolholders are no longer sold as special items, ensuring expedited ordering and delivery
• Unique Toolholder Support – For increased stability
• Unique Clamping System – Indented insert edge is designed to withstand increased cutting forces during machining and prevent insert rotation

Turning Tools for Small Machining Solutions

The MINIPRO line offers a range of indexable and solid carbide tools for threading, grooving and boring applications.

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