Best Overall:Lichamp 29PCS HSS Cobalt Drill Bits
(Cast iron, hardened stainless steel, and aluminum alloys are Drill Bits compatible. HSS drill bits clear chips and particles. Proprietary patent design means these bits are tough and durable)
Best Budget:1/8" M35 Cobalt HSS Jobber Length Twist Drill
(The M35 is the perfect drill bit for hard materials such as cast iron, stainless steel and other heavy metals. The straight Shank allows for a smooth, even drilling action.)
Editor's Choise:Metric M42 8% Cobalt Twist Drill Bits
(The tips are CNC Machined to provide a smooth, even cutting surface. They are wear resistant and can handle high screwdriving pressures)
STROTON 6% Cobalt Drill Bit Set (1/16"-1/2",17PCS) for Stainless Steel and Hard Metal,with Double 1/4 Drill Bits.View on Amazon
COMOWARE Cobalt Drill Bit Set- 15Pcs M35 High Speed Steel Twist Jobber Length for Hardened Metal, Stainless Steel, Cast Iron and Wood Plastic with Indexed Storage Case, 1/16"-3/8"View on Amazon
1/8" M35 Cobalt HSS Jobber Length Twist Drill Bit with Straight Shank,Heavy Duty, Pack of 10 PCS, Drilling for Cast Iron, Heat-Treated Steel, Stainless Steel and Other Hard MaterialsView on Amazon
Lichamp 29PCS HSS Cobalt Drill Bits Set 1/16" to 1/2" with Three Flute for Hard Metal, Hardened Stainless Steel and Cast IronView on Amazon
DelitonGude HSS M35 Cobalt Twist Drill Bits,9/32"inch,7.0mm,High Speed Steel,Pack of 10,Suitable for Steels,Cast Iron,Stainless Steel,Copper and Other Hard Metals(7.0mm)View on Amazon
Lichamp 21PCS HSS Cobalt Drill Bits Set 1/16" to 3/8" with Three Flute for Hard Metal, Hardened Stainless Steel and Cast IronView on Amazon
NordWolf 5-Piece M35 Cobalt Stubby Drill Bit Set for Stainless Steel Hard Metals Cast Iron, Multi Points Drill Tip with 1/4" Hex Shank for Quick Chucks and Drives, Imperial Sizes 3/32"-1/8"-3/16"-1/4"-5/16"View on Amazon
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Do you need special drill bits for stainless steel?
Yes, you need special drill bits for stainless steel.
What drill bit is best for drilling stainless steel?
The best drill bit for stainless steel drilling is titanium or tungsten carbide. These bits are durable and have a very sharp point.
Is cobalt drill bit good for stainless steel?
There is no definitive answer to this question as the cobalt drill bit may be best suited for one particular type of stainless steel, or it may not be effective at all. Ultimately, it is important to consult with a professional before making any decisions about whether or not to use a cobalt drill bit for your project.
Is stainless steel difficult to drill?
No, stainless steel is actually quite easy to drill.
Can I drill a hole in a stainless steel sink?
Yes, you can drill a hole in a stainless steel sink with a metal hole saw.
Drill bits for stainless steel can be used in a variety of ways to drill through materials. By using the right bit and incorporating some practice, anyone can drill stainless steel successfully.