- Choose the type of carbide drill bit that is needed for the project or application. Carbide drill bits come in many varieties, such as a standard twist bit or a hole saw.
- Open the drill chuck by turning it counter-clockwise. The chuck is the hard rubber end at the tip of the drill.
- Insert the drill bit into the chuck.
- Tighten the chuck by turning it clockwise. Once the chuck has been hand-tightened, hold on to the chuck with one hand and then press the trigger once to activate the drill. This will ensure that the chuck is tightened properly to secure the drill bit.
- Place the drill with the carbide drill bit against the surface that you need to drill. Hold the drill at a 90 degree angle or perpendicular to the work surface.
- Press the trigger on the drill and lightly apply pressure to allow the bit to dig into the material.
- Spray water on the drill to dissipate the heat that is created from the drill bit drilling through the metal or stone.
Things You Will Need
- Power drill
- Carbide drill bits
- Spray bottle
- Carbide drill bits stay sharp longer than other types of drill bits.