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