Tag: Spot drills

Spot Drills vs. Center Drills

One of the common queries on the web (related to machining, at least) is “What is the difference between a spot drill and a center drill?” Since these types of drills are used for similar applications (but not the same) some explanation is warranted. Let’s take a look at these […]

A Brief Overview of Spot Drills

Spot drills are little pieces of milling equipment that are often overlooked, yet they are essential in any machine shop. These small cutting tools are necessary for drilling holes with exceptional precision, which is a difficult operation when milling. Spot drills are small drill bits with only a drill point […]