What Is a Drill Bit Made of?

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A drill bit is usually made of very hard metal such as steel, cobalt or aluminium. However, a very hard drill bit is very brittle. There are many types of drill bits such as cobalt drill bit, high speed steel drill bit, titanium drill bit and carbide drill bit.
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Depending on the quality - Poor quality cheap drills may be ground with a groove down each side and then heated up and twisted. the end is then sharpened. Modern more upmarket drills
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