18mm - Super Premium Carbide Tip BORMAX
Just in from Germany. These Carbide Tipped BORMAX Bits are now the best Forstner bits we carry. Patterned after the regular premium Bormax bit with all the associated benefits as outlined below but with the following added super premium features:
These bits will produce accurate, clean and tear free holes in soft and hard wood, composites, plastics, Corian and other hard to machine materials.
- Carbide Centering Point
- Carbide Main Cutting Edge
- Two Carbide Cutting Teeth
Certainly not for anybody but if you require a premium bit with an exceptionally long life then these are the ones to get. Overall bit length is 3 1/2" with a 5/16" shank for bits 15mm to 20 mm and for the 5/8" bit. All other sizes have a 3/8" shank.
BORMAX Forstner Style Bits
Although more expensive than other Forstner bits, the quality, extended life and unique features of these bits are unrivaled - making them an excellent choice for production work or for serious woodworkers wanting the best bit available for a precious project. The BORMAX bits feature a patented design with a circular rim formed by a series of razor sharp cutting teeth set in a wave-form pattern. This patented wave form design produces several key benefits:
The circular rim's wave form pattern of razor sharp teeth and efficient side clearance guarantee an absolutely tear free and accurate flat bottomed hole in soft and hard woods, MDF, panel materials and plastic.
- Less heat minimizing the risk of burning
- Less friction enabling a higher drill speed and faster cut
- Less power required making for a smoother cut
- Less wear preserving the bit's sharpness for longer
View Traditional Woodworkers' Entire Selection of BORMAX Forstner Style Drill Bits.