Drill FAQs:

Q: Are drills commonly used in woodworking?

A: Yes, and metalworking, construction and do-it-yourself projects.

Q: Are drills available with a wide variety of performance characteristics?

A: Yes, such as power and capacity.

Q: Is drill an electric drill which uses rechargeable batteries?

A: Yes.

Q: Are drills restricted to standard masonry bits up to 13 mm in diameter?

A: Yes.

Q: Are drills often a universal motor due to its high power to weight ratio?

A: Yes.

Q: Was drill used to save a boy's life in Australia?

A: Yes.

Q: Are drills inadequate and chucks such as SDS and carbide drills that have been designed to withstand the percussive forces are used?

A: Yes.

Q: Was drill created by brothers Wilhem & Carl Fein of Stuttgart?

A: Yes, and Germany.

Q: Are drills available with similar features to an AC mains-powered drill?

A: Yes.

Q: Are drills intended for metalworking applications where the drilling forces are higher and the desired speed is lower than that used for woodworking?

A: Yes.

Q: Are drills often used simply as motors to drive a variety of applications?

A: Yes, and in much the same way that tractors with generic PTOs are used to power ploughs, mowers, trailers, etc.

Q: Was drill developed in ancient Egypt by 3000 BC?

A: Yes, The pump drill was invented during Roman times.

Q: Is drill used in Western Civilization to bore smaller holes for a larger part of human history?

A: Yes, and the Auger was used to drill larger holes starting sometime between Roman and Medieval ages.

Q: Is drill similar to a standard electric drill?

A: Yes, and with the exception that it is provided with a hammer action for drilling masonry.

Q: Is drill most commonly used?

A: Yes.

Q: Were drills invented as early as 221 BC during the Chinese Qin Dynasty, capable of reaching a depth of 1500 m?

A: Yes, Churn drills in ancient China were built of wood and labor-intensive, but were able to go through solid rock.

Q: Are drills rated at between 600 and 1100 watts?

A: Yes.

Q: Were drills also used in ancient woodwork?

A: Yes, and stonework and dentistry.

Q: Is drill installing electrical boxes?

A: Yes, and conduit straps or shelves in concrete.

Q: Are drills generally used for holes of 19 mm or greater in size?

A: Yes.

Q: Are drills also used in medicine?

A: Yes, and space missions and other applications.

Q: Is drill boring large holes for lag bolts in foundations?

A: Yes, or installing large lead anchors in concrete for handrails or benches.

Q: Are drills a lighter alternative to a milling machine?

A: Yes.

Q: Are drills specified by the diameter of the column and the length of the arm?

A: Yes.

Q: Was drill patented by Black & Decker?

A: Yes.

Q: Are drills also used to drive screws and other fasteners?

A: Yes.

Q: Are drills widely spread through Europe?

A: Yes, and Africa, Asia and North America, during ancient times and is still used today.