Will an SDS drill go through concrete?
For excellent cut quality in concrete, choose either the Masonry Carbide Tipped SDS PLUS Drill Bits or Masonry Carbide Tipped SDS MAX Drill Bits. People tend to use hammer drills to drill holes for plastic anchors or to create a hole to feed wires through.
Are SDS bits for concrete?
The SDS carbide tipped drill bit is a masonry bit designed for concrete drilling. But unlike ordinary bits, the SDS drill bit provides a longer service life. These carbide tipped masonry drill bits are more durable due to the hardness of the heads- making them tougher and more resistant to extreme loads.
Are Tapcon drill bits different?
Diameters. The Tapcon drill bit that is used depends on the diameter of the Tapcon screw being installed. The 3/16” Tapcon requires the use of 5/32” diameter bit, and the 1/4” Tapcon requires a 3/16” diameter bit.
What’s the difference between SDS and hammer drill?
What is the Difference Between an SDS Drill and a Hammer Drill? In essence, SDS drills are a type of hammer drill. However, SDS drills are more powerful than the standard hammer drill, making them well suited to more heavy-duty drilling applications.
Do you need a hammer drill for Tapcon screws?
The hole must be drilled using a hammer drill with a carbide tipped bit meeting ANSI standards. A bit that meets ANSI standards will ensure that the hole diameter will meet the requirements of the Tapcon®.
Are SDS drills better?
However, SDS drills are more powerful than the standard hammer drill, making them well suited to more heavy-duty drilling applications. The two terms are sometimes used interchangeably, but if you need a drill for use with tough materials like concrete and masonry, an SDS drill will be the best option.
Why are my Tapcon screws breaking?
The base material may be too abrasive or too hard for the threads of the tapcon to tap. The base material may be too soft or sandy and not allow for the tapcon threads to hold properly.
Are all hammer drills SDS?