003-20-0375-100-250-120
2 FL Carbide Spot Drill
.375 X .375 X 1.00 X 2.50 W/ 120° Point

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003-20-0375-100-250-120
2 FL Carbide Spot Drill
.375 X .375 X 1.00 X 2.50 W/ 120° Point

Specifications:

Performance

General Purpose

Material

10% Micrograin Carbide

Flutes

2

Point/Included Angle

120°

Cutting Diameter

.375

Shank Diameter

.375

Flute Length

1.00

Overall Length

2.50

Coating

None

Weight

.150 lbs.

Brand

Standard Cutting Solutions

$21.78

Spot drills are specialized tools in precision machining, offering significant benefits that enhance the overall drilling process. Their primary advantage lies in their ability to create an initial “spot” or dimple at the beginning of a hole, serving as a guide for subsequent drilling operations. This spot ensures that twist drills or other cutting tools enter the material at the correct location and angle, minimizing the risk of drill wander and ensuring the accuracy of hole placement.

Furthermore, the precise starting point established by a spot drill helps to maintain the structural integrity of the workpiece by reducing the chances of surface marring or damage that can occur when a drill bit skids across the material. Another benefit of using spot drills is their contribution to the longevity of drilling tools. By providing a smooth and accurate starting point, they reduce the initial stress and wear on the cutting edges of subsequent drills, thereby extending their service life. Additionally, the improved accuracy and precision achieved with spot drilling can significantly reduce the need for rework or adjustment, leading to more efficient production processes and higher-quality final products.