drilling

Trepan Heads


Trepan heads are part of the trepanning process. Trepanning is a process used for drilling larger hole diameters where machine power is limited. There are some advantages to using trepanning over other options. The first being the depth of the hole you want to drill, there is no limit.  Another advantage is you can save […]

Sunnen’s DirectDex® Heads and Consumables


We have DirectDex BTA-style deep-hole drilling heads, inserts, and pads! These drills provide low cost per bore and can effectively perform. You can use the indexable inserts without the complex component count associated with cartridge-style tools. Furthermore, they are directly interchangeable with Sandvik’s CoroDrill® 800 series of tools. DirectDex 800 drills cover a wide range […]

Deep Hole Drilling Aluminum


Deep hole drilling aluminum can be tricky. When it comes to deep hole drilling the material being used is always a huge factor.  Depending on the material, you will need to achieve certain speeds or proper drill bits. Aluminum is usually considered one of the softer materials to drill, but there are some roadblocks you […]