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Materials To Use Composite Drill Bits On


Many people make the mistake of using ordinary drill bits for composite materials. But using ordinary drill bits causes them to heat up excessively, dull quickly, and require significant backing to avoid tear-out. Because composite material is such a unique surface, many drill bits only last for several uses. It doesn't matter if the drill bits are solid carbide; they will still only last for a handful of holes.

There are special composite drill bits available that are designed especially for use on composite materials. They tend to be more expensive than standard drill bits, but each bit will drill more holes before needing replacement or sharpening. This allows more use out of the composite drill bits and will yield better results n the composite surface. Actual per-hole cost is lower, even if you don't consider improved machining efficiency and hole quality.

Using composite drill bits will allow you to make more accurate holes. Depending on the surface texture and thickness, there are several different types of composite drill bits that will be better options for the material. When making your decision of which drill bits to choose, make sure that it will not damage or hurt the drill bits or the material.


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