The Glass-Cut Drill is designed to replace existing regular
Carbide tipped twist drills. The Body construction of these Glass-Cut drills
are high precision N.C. quality. The cutting edge geometry has been designed
to effciently cut Fiber Reinforced Plastics and allow for rapid penetration.
Most carbide tipped fluted twist drills are designed to cut Cast Iron.
To effciently cut Cast Iron the material at the cutting edge must be raised
in temperature to approximately 700 degrees. This is accomplished by making
the cutting edge less efficient. By creating a clean cutting edge is not
generated and the Fiber Reinforced composites whichwould burn at Cast Iron
temperatures can be cut freely. The replacement of Cast Iron tooling with
Glass-Cut Drills can be done without any change in machine speed/feed settings.
For improved output we recommend first increasing the feed rate up to 4
times faster. Gradual increases in speed are also recommended. For truly
high speed cutting our Hole-O-Magic and Wonderdrill tools are unsurpassed
in clean, efficient, very productive Cutting.
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International Carbide Corporation
Last Update April 30, 2002