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Step drill bits are especially nice for drilling through sheet metal as they make a smoother exit than regular [[Twist Drill Bits|twist drill bits]].
 
Step drill bits are especially nice for drilling through sheet metal as they make a smoother exit than regular [[Twist Drill Bits|twist drill bits]].
  
As a little bonus, the holes usually come out slightly countersunk - not at the right angle to receive a sunk screw, but already deburred.
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As a little bonus, the holes usually come out slightly countersunk - not at the right angle to receive a sunk screw, but already deburred ''(entgratet)''.
  
 
[[File:Step drill bit vs pipe.JPG|thumb|left|drilling a rivet hole through two pipes]]
 
[[File:Step drill bit vs pipe.JPG|thumb|left|drilling a rivet hole through two pipes]]
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[[File:Schwenkgrill 08.JPG|thumb|left|step drill bits can also be used to deburr holes]]
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[[Category:Bits]]
 
[[Category:Bits]]

Revision as of 13:27, 8 May 2019


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Step Drill Bits

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Synonyms: Unibits, Subland twist drill bits;
DE: Stufenbohrer
Type: drill bits
Material: plastic, metal, MDF
Used with: drills
Location: drilling table
Access Requirements: upon reading
Similar (More or Less): Blechschälbohrer

Step drill bits are especially nice for drilling through sheet metal as they make a smoother exit than regular twist drill bits.

As a little bonus, the holes usually come out slightly countersunk - not at the right angle to receive a sunk screw, but already deburred (entgratet).

drilling a rivet hole through two pipes
step drill bits can also be used to deburr holes