Drill bits – How to choose a suitable drill bit for a particular job

Drill bitsDrill bits come is all shapes and sizes. Moreover, they are available in a variety of coating and materials. That means that we, as customers, get a wide range of everything to choose from. But having many choices has it disadvantage as well. How to pick the right drill bit for the suitable job.

One of the most famous bits are those that are made of High-Speed Steel (HSS). This is a well-known material for drilling into wood, plastic and soft steel. In addition, choosing these drill bits is an economical solution for many maintenance drilling applications.

Drill bits – How to choose a suitable drill bit for a particular job

Another famous type of such bits is the one made from Cobalt. This is thought to be an upgrade from the HSS and is a great option if you’re dealing with harder steel.

Carbide, on the other had, is the most brittle of the drill bits materials and is mostly used for production drilling. However, these drill bits aren’t used in hand drills.

Of course, as I’ve already mentions, we can view the bits from a variety of perspectives. In the video below, the guy explains when to use the most basic ones and how they work. Check it out!

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