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How To Use A Step Drill Bit On Metal: Tools And Techniques

How To Use A Step Drill Bit On Metal: Tools And Techniques
Drilling multiple-sized holes in sheet metal has become much easier with the step drill. A stepped drill bit is a conical-shaped bit with gradually increasing diameters. A sharp groove on one side of the tool serves as a cutting edge and has several levels or steps with increasing diameters from tip to end.

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How to Choose What Size Drill Bit To Use

How to Choose What Size Drill Bit To Use
Drilling is a must-have skill for both DIY home improvement and large-scale tasks. Therefore, it’s important that you choose the right size bill bit for each drilling task.

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A-Z guide for Drilling Aluminium

A-Z guide for Drilling Aluminium
Aluminium is a low-density and non-ferrous metal that is resistant to corrosion. It is also soft and ductile, which means some challenges involved when drilling aluminium. This is because its unique characteristics can cause it to have more constant and prolonged contact with the cutting tip, causing heat to build up.

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Which Drill Bits To Use For Plastic Drilling

Which Drill Bits To Use For Plastic Drilling
Choosing the correct type of drill for plastic is essential to ensure that your holes are uniformly shaped, clean, and undamaged. Knowing the right way to drill holes in plastic will save you a lot of time and resources.

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How Long Do Drill Bits Last?

How Long Do Drill Bits Last?
Drill bits can become dull over time due to extreme heat from drilling holes on rigid surfaces and due to improper use. Friction and extreme heat can wear down the bit's critical cutting edges, making drilling jobs more difficult and time-consuming.

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