Drilling is an old school skill. It has been used for a long time now. Speaking of it as a skill, we mean it can be leaned and understood. Today we will see how does a hammer drill work.
Other names by which we refer to hammer drill are a rotatory hammer, roto drill or hammering drill. the basic purpose of a hammer drill is to make holes in hard surfaces. Hard surfaces such as cement, bricks or stone can be difficult to drill with a normal function drill. Therefore, we need a hammer drill for this. The use could be as simple as drilling a hole into the wall of your house for hooks or frames.
Other uses of hammer drill include the industrial and construction workspaces. A lot of hole making work is associated with these two fields.
Drilling requires the correct tools to be done properly. Small holes can be made with lighter tools, but when we have hard surfaces, the machine used has to be of higher impact and efficiency. Thickness and hardness of the material will determine the type of drill bring used for work. Science of hammering, friction, screws are all combined into the working of hammer drills.
The basic design and working of hammer drills
There are drilling and a hammering device in a hammer drill and you need an electric source to use it. There are new technology hammer drills available in the market too which are cordless and more efficient.
The mechanical effect of electricity is used to hammer drills similar to the fans, motors and other devices. On the power source being switched on, the drilling part rotates and hammering part makes an up and down movement to produce a hammering effect.
A critical component of a hammer drill is the drill bit. These are screw-like tools which are made of high hardness substances. These drilling buts come in different sizes and are removable. You can choose a drill bit according to your use and the type of surface you are working on or even the size of the hole that you require.
Parts of a hammer drill
Any hammer drill will be equipped with chucks, handle, switches and trigger for operational use.
• Drill chuck screw
• Logo plate
• Handle for the grip
• data plate
• Chuck for support to the drilling bit
• Wear plate for cover
• Wing screw for attaching wings
Types of hammer drills
You will see a wide variety of hammer drills in the market for different uses and with various power requirements. Hammer drills for home and industry us will differ greatly from each other. The duration of work, drilling purpose, the number of drillings required per unit time etc. will determine the choice of a hammer drill. There are wireless drills for small and minimal work and more powerful and bigger drills for industrial purposes.
This is the basic information about a hammer drill which you must know before working with one. Its working is not at all complex, just a bit of science.