HOW DO DRILLS WORK?
Drill Bits / Power Bits
You close the door; take the nearest box around you and sit on it. The movers have just taken off with their trailer and left you alone in the empty apartment with all the boxes and packages that need to be opened and installed in the right place. As you sit there exhausted and in silence, you might wonder how are you going to handle this all by yourself? If you have ever experienced moving from an apartment to another one, you are familiar with the feeling. When you think about the how much work you have to put into this apartment to prepare it for living, you become overwhelmed. Although the amount of work that needs to be done might seem a lot, there is a great tool that can make working a lot easier and more enjoyable for you. And that tool is an electric drill! Whether you want to assemble that new bed you ordered online or drill a hole in the wall to hang the pictures of your beloved ones on the wall, an electric drill is definitely your friend! We at Ronix are producing a variety of electric drills for different applications. Ronix drills are categorized by the biggest bits that their chucks are able to hold. Keep in mind that this diameter is specific for bits that drill metal. For example, our 2110 10 mm electric drill can hold bits that drill metal which are up to 10 mm in diameter. This drill has a powerful 400-watt motor. With its light-weight and compact design, the Ronix 2110 is the perfect corded electric drill for drilling metal or wood.
The invention of power tools made us stronger and took us to the next level. However, we can use this extra strength as long as we are near a power source. These tools have empowered us, but they also have limited us to the length of our tools’ cords. To provide us with more freedom, cordless tools have been invented. Instead of depending on a source of electricity and a cord, cordless tools are able to operate with batteries. Cordless tools’ batteries come in a variety of types and power capacities.
Typically, batteries used in cordless tools can be categorized in three types, Nickel Cadmium (Ni-Cd), Nickle Metal Hydride (NiMH) and Lithium Ion (Li-Ion) batteries.
Nickel Cadmium batteries are the oldest batteries among the three types, but still popular. The Ni-Cd batteries can resist really high and low temperatures. Because of this, they are the primary choice for those working in extremely hot or cold sites. Additionally, they are inexpensive in comparison to other types. Their greatest con is that they are heavy which can cause problems in the long run.
The Nickel Metal Hydride batteries are the next generation of Nickel Cadmium batteries. With a newer technology, they offer better performance. NiMH batteries are also different from the Ni-Cd batteries in being sensitive to hot or cold environments and extreme temperatures impact their performance and lifespan. Additionally, the Nickel Metal Hydride batteries need maintenance and taking care of. But if you charge of discharge them properly, they are durable.
The last and the newest type of batteries are the Lithium Ion batteries. They have changed the tool industry completely because of their light weight. This is why tools that use Li-Ion batteries are the best choice for those who work long hours with cordless drills. They have a higher power capacity compared to other types. The ability of fast charging is also a plus for Li-Ion batteries.
Now that we have talked about the different types of batteries, let’s look at other features. One of the most important factors that determines how strong a battery can operate, is the voltage number. A higher voltage (V) number results in a more powerful battery, but it also causes the battery to become heavier. Another factor that plays a role in a battery’s power, is the amp-hour or Ah. The Ah shows how many hours you can work with a drill before the battery dies. Just like the voltage, a higher Ah number equals more run time and a heavier battery.
Now that we discussed the features of a cordless drill battery, it is time to get to know different types of cordless drills.
Cordless Drill / Drivers
Cordless Impact Drills
Cordless Drill Kits
Air drills are drills that are powered by pneumatic forces. These drills are usually attached to an air compressor which converts power (from electricity or gasoline) to potential energy. As the name indicates, the compressor compress air to create more and more pressure in the tank. Then through a hose, the high-pressure air is released for drilling. Air drills have some really good advantages compared to electric drills. Firstly, they are lighter, therefore, they are perfect for working at heights. They are also more immune to wear and tear and it normally costs less to repair them. Another advantage in these drills is that they are really safe, especially when working in wet conditions or near water. Working with an air drill reduces the chances of electrocution and fire. Because of these advantages, Ronix produces air drills and air screwdrivers that are durable and high in quality.
When working with air drills or screwdrivers keep in mind that pneumatic tools need a lot of attention and taking care of. For example, you should not store them in a humid place. Dust also might damage the inside parts of your air-powered tool and reduces its productivity. Lastly, remember to constantly apply oil for better performance.
Ronix produces a number of air screwdrivers. An extremely practical one is the Ronix 2514 air screwdriver. Its ergonomic handle and the ability to switch its rotation direction with only one finger makes this screwdriver a suitable choice for long hours of work.
The 2138A air drill is another Ronix air tool product. This drill is a powerful one and is designed to be anti-vibration while delivering high speeds. It is also equipped with a keyless chuck to do tasks faster on a construction site.
A drill press is a drill that is not usually portable. These drills are secured on the floor or the workbench and are normally used for vertical drilling.
How does a drill press work? If you want to work with a drill press, you first need to put your workpiece on its table, then turn on the device and by moving the handle, lower the drill bit to make a hole. Despite being not portable, drilling with a drill press has many advantages. First, you do not require to apply a lot of force due to the lever system in these drills. Therefore, it is possible to have stronger and heavier motors in these drills which leads to bigger chucks and larger drill bits. In addition, the drill’s table will allow you to use clamps on the workpiece for more accurate positioning and more precise drilling. Drill presses are mainly categorized in two different types; floor drill presses and table-top drill presses.
As it is obvious from the name, floor drill presses are mounted to the floor while table-top drill presses are secured on a table or workbench. The Ronix RH-4913 is a drill press with a built-in clamp to hold the workpiece and make an accurate hole. The weight of this tool is carefully distributed to make it balanced and stable. With its powerful motor, this drill can hold up to 13 mm drill bits.
Another model of Ronix drill presses is the RH-4916 drill press. This practical tool has a moveable body and table made with the most resistant alloys. Its large stand provides more stability when working with this drill press. Safety have been also taken into account when designing this tool. The Ronix RH-4916 drill press is equipped with a safety switch and a locking mechanism for safer using experience.