Drilling Stainless Steel

From:  clara02-at-m8.sprynet-dot-com [SMTP:clara02-at-m8.sprynet-dot-com]
Sent:  Friday, May 29, 1998 1:10 AM
To:  Tesla List
Subject:  Re: Drilling Stainless Steel

>Subject:  Drilling Stainless Steel
 If anybody has any better ways to drill nice
>holes through this stuff, I would love to know about it.

You might try slowing your drill motor down.  Stainless 
will cut and then try to re-melt back into the metal.  You 
end up just moving the metal round and round.  Slow your
drill motor way down and then cut that speed in half.  
Using a lubricant, such as Rapid-Tap, will help also.

W. Encil Scott