It is extremely important to know exactly what kind of drill We must use for each type of material, because it depends on this that we can carry out the work successfully. For example, with a drill It will not be possible to drill metal on the wall. However, with a metal bit we can drill wood. But in any case it is always better to use the drill suitable, one of the essential drill accessories for construction.
Types of Wall Drills
1. Standard Drills: This type of drill bits It is only used for drilling walls and building materials. They are not used to drill wood, metal or any other material. Are drill bits They have a metal plate at the tip, whose function is to penetrate the material being drilled more easily.
The drill bits wall mounted can be used with or without percussion.
There are two qualities of drill bits standard for walls:
- Drill laminated with tungsten carbide or widia plate: used for drilling plaster, cement, brick, sandstone, limestone.
- Drill Milled with high performance carbide plate: used for drilling materials such as marble, concrete, granite, slate and stones in general.
2. Long Drills: This type of drill is similar to the drill bits standard, but the size is much longer, as these are used to penetrate walls and walls. They are of higher quality than drill bits standard as these bits are mostly used by construction professionals.
The drill bits Long have a particular shape that facilitates the evacuation of the drilled material.
How to Use Wall Drill Bits
The correct way to use the drill bits wall is simple, we only need to confirm that we use the drill adequate (making sure of the depth we want to drill, as well as the material to be drilled). We must also ensure that the drill is well fixed in the drill and that the safety is on, thus we will prevent the drill move during the drilling process and ruin our work. A useful tip when adjusting a drill or wick is, once the drill or wick, manually adjust the chuck and finally, evenly and using the adjustment wrench, we finish adjusting the chuck, using the 3 holes that serve as a guide for the chuck-adjusting wrench.
- Place the drill in the hammer position.
- Mark the piercing point with the garnet.
- Place the tip of the drill bit at the performance point marked on the wall.
- We start the drilling keeping the drill firmly supported against the wall.
- If the drill has a variable speed command, it is advisable to use low speed at the beginning, in order to prevent the drill from moving.
- To achieve a well calibrated hole, it is advisable to first make a small hole 3 or 4 mm smaller than the one we need, so that it can serve as a guide for the drill.
- In some cases, we can mark with a nail or point the point where we want to make the hole.
- When drilling slippery elements, such as ceramic tiles, do not hesitate to follow the advice in points 5 and 6, in addition to keeping the drill firm.
- As safety measures, keep in mind that the use of protective glasses is essential, as well as corroborating the condition of the cable and the plastic parts of the drill. The cable should never be near the piercing area.
Here is a technical article with the Parts of a Drill Bit