And they saw their livelihood rejected by a young crop of Black dancers who viewed as demeaning the Hollywood portrayal of hoofers as butlers and buffoons, says Suzzanne Douglas, the 31-year-old actress who learned to tap for
Meanwhile, minimize exposure by sticking to the "C" tap for
drinking and cooking (let it run until it gets as cold as it's going to, which could take a few minutes if you haven't used any water or flushed a toilet for several hours).
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Tap breakage can be caused by everything from improper selection of tap for material and threading application to a missing tap drill hole on multiple spindle applications on transfer lines.
Selecting the right tap for the material and application, cutting at the right speed, avoiding cold welding on the flanks, chip packing, and providing suitable coolant/lubrication for the material being tapped are typical.
"It looks like a tap for
gray iron with the exception that we do change relief, back taper, and hook angles to make the tap perform better."
Devika, another Indian contact from Rhoda Grauer of the Asia Society, organized gigs for me to tap for
children, teenagers, students at the Indian Institute of Technology (their equivalent of M.I.T.) - even her brother's Rotary Club.