twist drill


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

twist drill

n.
A drill having deep helical grooves along the shank from the point.

twist drill

n
(Tools) a drill bit having two helical grooves running from the point along the shank to clear swarf and cuttings
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.twist drill - a bit or drill having deep helical groovestwist drill - a bit or drill having deep helical grooves
bit - the cutting part of a drill; usually pointed and threaded and is replaceable in a brace or bitstock or drill press; "he looked around for the right size bit"
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The geometry and cutting mechanics of twist drill have been well studied over many years; many models have been developed by many researchers for predicting torque and thrust force in drilling [1-4].
Twist drill geometry incorporates two opposed cutting edges of equal length which are set at equal angles in relation to the shank of the tool.
The REVO 502 is a powerful and portable performer at a competitive price with Cutting capacity of 12mm to 50mm with cutters and twist drill capacity of 13mm.
Use a twist drill bit to make two or three holes though the frame, then use a masonry drill bit to go on through into the wall.
Weeks prior to the sale of the Talbot tooling business, Milacron sold the $10-million-sales Minnesota Twist Drill (Chisholm, Minn.
It appealed for another bidder and got one, International Twist Drill Holding Ltd.
Tony Elfstrom, former Precision Twist Drill president, joins Sandvik Tooling NAFTA in New Jersey as VP for business synergies.