tipped bit

tipped bit

[′tipt ′bit]
(design engineering)
A drill bit in which the cutting edge is made of especially hard material.
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In some less dense materials like soft brick, you can drill pilot holes using a carbide tipped bit in a regular drill.
You can stick with the less expensive, basic brazed carbide tips, invest in inserts, or move up and splurge on diamond tipped bits.