Flat Bits 25mm - Per Pack

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A flat bit, also known as a spade bit or paddle bit, is a type of drill bit with a flat, paddle-shaped cutting end.

Here's some information about 25mm flat bits:

Size (25mm): The "25mm" measurement refers to the diameter of the flat bit. In this case, it's 25 millimetres. This measurement indicates the size of the hole the bit will create.

Shape: Flat bits have a wide, flat, and sharp cutting edge at the tip, which allows them to drill large holes quickly and efficiently. They are primarily used for drilling holes in wood.

Usage: Flat bits are commonly used in woodworking for tasks like drilling holes for pipes, cables, or dowels. They are suitable for drilling holes in wood and wood-based materials. Flat bits are not designed for drilling into metal, masonry, or other hard materials.

Spur and Brad Point: Many flat bits have a spur or Brad point at the centre of the cutting edge. This helps to keep the bit centred and prevents it from wandering when starting a hole.

Shank Type: Flat bits typically have a cylindrical shank that can be used with standard drill chucks. Ensure that the shank size matches your drill's chuck size.

Safety: When using flat bits, it's important to wear appropriate safety gear, including safety goggles and hearing protection. Keep hands away from the rotating bit and ensure a secure workpiece to prevent accidents.

Maintenance: Keeping the flat bit sharp is essential for clean and efficient cuts in wood. You can sharpen the cutting edge using a sharpening stone or specialized sharpening tools.

Availability: Flat bits are widely available and can be found in various sizes, including the 25mm size, at hardware stores, home improvement centres, and online retailers. When using a 25mm flat bit or any other type of drill bit, always follow safety guidelines and the manufacturer's instructions to ensure safe and accurate drilling

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