Full Size Carbide Rotary Burr Rotary Drill Bits ISO9001 Approved
Shank sizes of your carbide burrs:
The shank is the mount of your burr that fits into your rotary tool, die grinder, micro motor etc; so the opposite end to the working part of the tool. These are usually found in the following shank sizes:
1.6mm or 1/16"
2.35mm or 3/32"
3mm or 1/8"
6mm or 1/4"
The Various Shapes of Carbide Burrs and How To Use Them
Making a decision on what shape to use will depend on the profile or cut you are looking to achieve.
These different shaped burs will get into many a nook and cranny and produce some interesting profiles.
Carbide Ball Burrs
Use a ball or spherical shaped carbide burr to create concave cuts in your material or to shape and hollow out an area. Small carbide ball burrs from as tiny as 0.5mm in diameter are ideal for intricate carving projects. Many wood carvers, stone carvers and metal engravers use these carbide carving burrs in a hobby drill, micro motor or a high speed handpiece. As we mentioned before, make sure to use a handpiece that runs true ie with no wobble.