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.
By replacing worn knives instead of sharpening standard carbide tipped bits, router bit dimensions, cutting quality and accuracy remain constant during the life of the tool.
You can stick with the less expensive, basic brazed carbide tips, invest in inserts, or move up and splurge on diamond tipped bits.