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While both are intended for drilling holes in various materials, the bit has a center point while the drill ends in a cutting-edge cone.
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twist bit lead screw land fluted land body flute shank solid center auger bit twist spur lead screw shank

twist bit click to hear : twist bit

Bit with a spiral drill flute; it drills straight uniform holes and is very practical for inserting dowels.

lead screw click to hear : lead screw

Threaded pointed end for centering the bit in the middle of the hole at the start of drilling.

land click to hear : land

Flat surface between the flutes.

fluted land click to hear : fluted land

Cutting edge forming the edge of the land.

body click to hear : body

Part between the shank and the lead screw.

flute click to hear : flute

Groove in the body of the bit that removes debris from the hole while drilling.

shank click to hear : shank

Upper part of the bit, on which pressure from the chuck’s jaws is exerted.

solid center auger bit click to hear : solid center auger bit

Bit made up of a central shank encircled by a twist; it is very durable and especially designed for making deep holes.

twist click to hear : twist

Spiral protrusion around the bit’s shank; it removes debris from the hole being drilled.

spur click to hear : spur

Lip that covers the outline of the hole and removes debris, which is then pushed to the twist and disposed of.

lead screw click to hear : lead screw

Threaded pointed end for centering the bit in the middle of the hole at the start of drilling.

shank click to hear : shank

Upper part of the bit, on which pressure from the chuck’s jaws is exerted.