Posts Tagged ‘Drilling Steel’

In most cases, we do not know the purpose that the tools we are making will be used for. But every so often we do learn about the job, and often times out tools help make some really cool stuff.  One that stands out the most, and perhaps the one that I am most proud of, was […]

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Knowing the hardness of the material you are machining is important.  It helps determine the appropriate speeds and feeds for your application and can affect the design of the tool being used in the machining process.  Despite this importance, it is surprising, although very common, that many machinists do not know the hardness of the […]

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  Steel is a hard material to drill.  The same characteristics that make steel enticing to use in products are the same characteristics that make it difficult to machine and drill.  There are cutting tools that can drill steel.  Selecting the proper drill to use depends heavily on the properties of the steel such as […]

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