Broken Drill Removal

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tornitore45
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Re: Broken Drill Removal

Post by tornitore45 » Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:22 pm

I used to break taps. Being proactive I bought a 5 pound bag of Alum. Never broken a tap since.
Is like taking the umbrella to ward off rain.
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Re: Broken Drill Removal

Post by Mr Ron » Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:54 pm

Great idea, but how about removing a broken 2-56 tap from steel or aluminum? Will the alum solution work on aluminum? Obviously it won't work on steel, but what will? Will the carbide drill work on removing from steel/aluminum without distorting the hole?
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Re: Broken Drill Removal

Post by Bill Shields » Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:17 pm

good luck drilling a 2-56 tap out....this is where an edm drill is worth anything you have to pay to use...

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