carbide


A very hard metal made of carbon and one or more heavy metals; usually used in the manufacture of drill bits. Carbide bits have cross-directional grooves that are designed to remove product quickly while channeling friction head away from the nail.

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The Electric File Is Our Friend

October 1, 2007

It’s hard to overcome a history of adversity, but today’s electric files have come a long way, baby. With some patience and practice, techs can get a lot of help from this handy tool.

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