Model # 11256

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Store SKU #367174

Tapcon 5/32 in. x 3-1/2 in. Carbide Drill Bit
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Tapcon

5/32 in. x 3-1/2 in. Carbide Drill Bit

$382 /each
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Product Overview

Manufactured with tighter tolerances than ANSI standards, carbide-tipped Tapcon Drill Bits are engineered to drill holes that deliver optimal performance when used with Tapcon Concrete Screw Anchors. Seamlessly use Tapcon Drill Bits with Tapcon anchors to ensure drilling precise holes and achieve maximum holding power.

  • Used for drilling pilot holes in masonry including concrete, block, and brick
  • Engineered to seamlessly work with Tapcon concrete screw anchors ensuring an accurate fit
  • Carbide tip increases strength and durability allowing for repeated use
  • Tight bit tolerance provides maximum anchor performance
  • Use with a hammer drill for best results
  • Use to install 3/16 in. Tapcon anchors
  • Also available in 3/16 in. Dia and 4-1/2 In. and 5-1/2 in. L

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Specifications

Dimensions

Assembled Depth (in.)
0.156 in
Assembled Height (in.)
3.5 in
Assembled Width (in.)
0.156 in
Bit Diameter
5/32 in
Bit Length (in.)
3.5
Shank Diameter
5/32 in

Details

Bit Material
Steel
Drill Bit Type(s) Included
Percussion Bit
Individual/Set
Individual
Material Application
Brick,Concrete
Self-Feeding
No
Shank Style
Straight
Shank Style
Straight
Tools Product Type
Power Tool

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Customer Questions & Answers

What diameter holes does this bit create? Exactly 5/32" diameter? All holes I drilled were too big and tapcons didn't hold.

Asked by: Nick
Do not buy a Tapcon bit. They don't hold up. That said, this bit is SUPPOSED to drill holes for 3/16" Tapcon screws, but you are right - all the holes will be too big.
Answered by: Jeff
Date published: 2017-05-01
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Customer Reviews

5/32 in. x 3-1/2 in. Carbide Drill Bit is rated 2.3 out of 5 by 7.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from I drilled 2 holes - each 1" deep - and the bit was completely shot. Round and smooth at the tip.... I drilled 2 holes - each 1" deep - and the bit was completely shot. Round and smooth at the tip. What a joke! Never buying Tapcon again.
Date published: 2017-05-01
Rated 3 out of 5 by from This bit will easily make it through brick or cinder block but not concrete with aggregate (espec... This bit will easily make it through brick or cinder block but not concrete with aggregate (especially a lot) in it.
Date published: 2017-03-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Use only with a hammer drill I bought a 75-pak of 1-3/4 FH Tapcon screws, and the cheapest hammer drill on the shelf. I drilled holes for all 75 screws with the same bit. Tapcon's recommendation for a hammer drill is really a requirement. Without a hammer drill, the bit will just spin and burn up on the 1st hole.
Date published: 2015-02-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good bits for the price These bits are great. You need to have a decent drill to drive them. I tried them with a large but inexpensive hammer drill and all it did was dull the bits. Switched to my Milwaukee 12V hammer drill and these worked great. They need a little pressure in my experience and seem to cut better when they're hot. But don't cook them. I do 1/2 an inch, and let it cool off for a few seconds then another 1/2 inch. These bits slow down when they hit rebar in the concrete, but will go through with some patience. They are good for maybe 15 1.5" deep holes, or 22" in good, reinforced concrete. But for what they cost, you can't expect much more. They outperform similar Bosch bits I have purchased, which are 2x the price.
Date published: 2016-05-02
Rated 1 out of 5 by from lasted 4 holes This does not work on concrete block -- at least not with a regular drill (may have better luck with a hammer drill). After 4 holes the bit was useless -- polished smooth. I need a new bit -- and won't buy this brand again.
Date published: 2016-02-01
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Drilled one hole and then it did not work anymore Junk, Does not work as advertised. Tapcon screws and bits have not worked for me. Used in hammer drill as per directions, it drilled one hole and then would not drill anymore. Tapcon screw did fit in hole
Date published: 2012-07-27
Rated 1 out of 5 by from drilled one hole and bit was worn out this drill bit is one of the lowest quality I have ever used, out of the package it had a very noticeable run out and the carbide tips were so poorly welded into the tip that I had to clean the weld material away from leading edge of bit to start.
Date published: 2014-08-02
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