auger bit


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auger bit

[′ȯ·gər ‚bit]
(design engineering)
a A bit shaped like an auger but without a handle; used for wood boring and for earth drilling.
(mining engineering)
Hard steel or tungsten carbide-tipped cutting teeth used in an auger running on a torque bar or in an auger-drill head running on a continuous-flight auger.

auger bit

A bit having a square tang, fitted into and rotated by a brace; used for drilling holes in wood.
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* Auger bits are most commonly used with a brace for drilling holes in wood.
Her team also made its peanut butter machine with an auger bit and plastic pipe, spun by a bicycle chain.
Upon inspection, the team found that the 8-inch diametel pipe had a 39-inch gap--a hole so extensive that they speculaled that the 36-inch auger bit used to set the flagpole case must have penetrated the pipe, completely severing it on both ends, Fortunately, the center was still raider construction so the sewer lines were not active and no leakage occurred.
This tool is lighter and easier to handle because the engine is mounted on a cart, not over the auger bit. However, since you're the only one operating the unit, you'll get tired.
It will also decrease the need for additional auger extensions and accommodate longer 4-foot auger bits, while adding a unique cradle positioned for stability during the drive on site.
Spade and auger bits work best for drilling rough holes fast.
Forstner drill bits, hardware drill bits or hinge cutting bits are usually used for larger drill bit diameters - there are also auger bits for deep holes in wood.
The bale unloader clamp uses auger bits to depalletize rubber bales.
Professional bulb planters use auger bits attached to compressor-run drills for speedy bulb planting.