Spring loaded tap guide, precision made in the USA. These tap guides are made from T-416 Stainless steel and the tips are hardened. We use a closed end ground spring that is also manufactured in the USA.The tip on this tap follower is reversible, one side is a point the other end has a cone cut into it. This way it can be used on some taps that do not have a hole in the top to accept the point. The guide will fit in a 1/2 in chuck or collet. Most of our products ship same day depending on order time, or next day. Shipping is free in the US. We do ship out side the US shipping rates will be applied at checkout.