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Centre Drills

The center drill is used to create countersink center holes in a workpiece so a live centre can be used when turning or grinding. They can also be used in metalworking to provide a starting hole for a larger-sized drill bit, also known as spotting.

Osborn 888301 HSS 118 Degree Imperial Centre Drill - BS328.

Osborn 888301 HSS 118 Degree Imperial BS Centre Drill

Series: 888301

For machining steels, stainless steel, cast iron, titanium, aluminium and plastics.

  • High Speed Steel
  • Uncoated
  • Point angle 118 degree
  • British standard.
  • Straight Shank Centre Drill
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Osborn 810334 HSS-Ex 60 degree (form A) Metric Centre Drill - DIN333A.

Osborn 810334 HSS-Ex 60 degree (form A) Metric Centre Drill - DIN333A

Series: 810334

For machining steels, stainless steel, cast iron, titanium, aluminium and plastics.

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What are centre drills?

Centre drills are usually double-sided drills with a 60' stepped point, held in a drill chuck or collet chuck in a lathe.

What are centre drills used for?

Centre drills have a variety of uses. Many individuals consider them to be only useful for drilling near the perimeter of a turned piece, but the main goal is to establish an accurate hole in the face of a project so that a live center can be used to support the weight. The job may break because it is being turned without support if this step isn't done.