How to Dress a Drill on a Hammer

A drill is a tool whose main function is to impart rotational movement to the drill.

The drill is indispensable in the repair and construction of any complexity. And all this, thanks to various nozzles, adapters, attachments, adapters and other devices that make the drill truly a universal hand tool.

How to Dress a Drill on a Hammer

Nozzles for a drill. Ancient ancestor of drilling

According to the degree of mechanization, drills can be divided into two types. Manual and electric. But, regardless of the type, any of them can be used to perform such tasks as: drilling holes, stirring mortars, grinding, cutting and twisting / unscrewing screws. The drill can be used as a pump for pumping water and even for plucking chickens. An impact drill in its characteristics in everyday life can replace a hammer drill.

It is unlikely that another tool can be found on the market that would perform the same number of functions. Of course, the quality of work performed using tools for a drill is somewhat different from that which could be obtained using a special tool. But, in special cases, in the household and household, this is quite enough.

What is a nozzle for a drill, what types of adapters are there, what are they for and how to choose the right one. This is our article about this.

Nozzle. This is an additional device that allows you to expand the functions of the drill.

From the set of their types, we will choose the most popular and consider them in detail.

Types of nozzles for a drill

1. An emphasis for a drill

Stop for a drill A parallel stop for a drill is often put in the kit. Its main purpose is to regulate the immersion depth of the drill.

The category of stops may include a drill stand for a drill, as well as guides. The complex structure of such mechanisms is oriented towards specific tasks.

Modifications of an emphasis for a drill in a photo.

Emphasis for a drill. Options

2. Nozzles for drilling holes

Nozzles for drilling holes Since the main purpose of the drill is still drilling, nozzles for drilling are presented in a wide variety.

Nozzles for a drill. Forstner drill 2.1 Forstner drill on wood.

Has a centering tip. Designed for blind holes, for example, for inserting hinges in furniture production.

Nozzles for a drill. Pen drills 2.2 Pen drills on wood.

The flat cutting part and the special sharpening of the pen drills allows making holes in wood, plywood, chipboard and OSB with a diameter of up to 60 mm. There are also metal drill bits (prefabricated).

Nozzles for a drill. Crown 2.3 Crown for a drill. For concrete, wood, metal. Allows to drill a hole with a diameter up to 100 mm.

Nozzles for a drill. Drills for metal, wood and concrete 2.4 Other types. These include drills for metal, wood and concrete.

  • Steel grade;
  • By lenght;
  • Accuracy class;
  • By price;
  • By objective function.

3. Nozzles for drilling at an angle

There are models that allow you to adjust the drilling angle, there are those in which the angle is set to 90 °. Their general purpose is to help drill a hole in an inaccessible place.

Nozzles for a drill. For angled drilling

4. Cutting nozzles

4.1 Nozzle turbo scissors (cutter)

The nozzle is designed for cutting sheet materials. It can be used for cutting both smooth and profiled sheets. Scissors work on the principle of a guillotine. This eliminates the possibility of chips and does not break the edges of the cut. Cutting thickness 3 mm.

Such scissors can cut steel, aluminum, plastic or polycarbonate.

Nozzles for a drill. For cutting

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4.2. Cricket nozzle

Nozzle scissors on a drill cricket. These are cutting (nibbling) scissors, allowing you to get an even cut. Cricket is used for cutting sheet metal:

  1. Sheet steel (up to 1.5 mm thick),
  2. Stainless steel (up to 1.2 mm),
  3. Aluminum or copper (up to 2 mm),
  4. Plastic (up to 2 mm).

The cricket nozzle is indispensable for roofing, for example, for cutting corrugated board or for metal tiles. When using such a nozzle, these materials are not deformed. Therefore, the cut is smooth and beautiful. In addition, with this nozzle, you can drill a neat round hole of large diameter into the sheet or perform an artistic cut. The handle helps to maneuver when cutting.

The kit includes: cricket nozzle, key, plastic handle.

Nozzles for a drill. Cricket

With this device, the nozzles can be cut on vertical, horizontal surfaces, as well as perform internal cuts. For a better internal cut, it is advisable to drill a starting hole.

5. Nozzles on a drill for polishing

They allow you to get a perfectly flat surface. There are a huge number of polishing nozzles that distinguish:

  • According to the material of manufacture (felt, felt, foam rubber, sheep wool);
  • By degree of softness (super soft, soft, medium, hard);
  • By the method of fastening (with Velcro, with a stock, with holders-clamps).

Below are some types of polishing tips.

Nozzles for a polishing drill. Felt 5.1 felt nozzles

Nozzles for a polishing drill. For holes 5.2 Nozzles for polishing holes

Nozzles for a polishing drill. For discs 5.3 Nozzles for polishing discs

6. Drill bits for grinding

Designed to prepare the surface for polishing. The quality after processing with grinding nozzles is more rough.

Nozzles for a drill grinding. Wheels, wheels 6.1. Foam rubber, rubber grinding wheels (wheels).

Nozzles for a drill grinding. Flap heads 6.2 Grinding flap heads. The drill attachment is a piece of sandpaper connected together on a stem.

Petal heads are used to perform radius grinding or to process a surface with a complex profile.

Nozzles for a drill grinding. Grinding stone 6.3 Grinding stone for a drill. Abrasive grinding stones on the stock. They are used to remove burrs, sag, level the weld or bore existing holes.

Nozzles for a drill grinding. Cones or carbide milling cutters 6.4. Cones or carbide milling cutters. Boron milling cutters and cones for drills for metal and wood, suitable for machining holes.

Nozzles for a drill grinding. Nylon abrasive-polymer brushes 6.5. Nylon abrasive-polymer brushes. Polymer-abrasive nozzles are designed to clean surfaces from rust, plaque and dirt.

7. Drill heads mixers

Designed for mixing a solution of any density. A wide variety of nozzles allows you to choose the most suitable of them, taking into account the consistency of the solution.

For example, nozzles of various configurations are used to mix wallpaper glue and concrete. But all of them allow you to quickly get a homogeneous mixture.

Drill head mixers

8. Drill nozzles

Designed for pumping fluid.

Drill nozzles

How to work with a drill with a nozzle

In conclusion, it is worth saying a little about safety when performing work with a drill:

  • Securely fasten the workpiece or make sure that there is no wiring in the wall;
  • Securely fasten the drill in a snap (chuck);
  • Hold the drill with both hands. It is especially important when working with powerful models;
  • Adjust the pressure of the drill;
  • Do not use the reverse mode until the drill stops completely;
  • Use personal protective measures: glasses, gloves;
  • Do not touch the drill or nozzle for some time after completion of work. Possible burns.

A wide variety of devices, adapters, adapters and nozzles for a drill allows you to avoid the acquisition of expensive special power tools for repairs and other household needs in the domestic environment. Therefore, buying the right nozzle will be a simple and optimal solution for the real owner. In addition, some craftsmen make homemade nozzles for a drill, but here you need to be careful, this design does not guarantee safe use.

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