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Avaire Archive 06-24-2009 09:20 AM

Cutting holes
Author: Jim Kennedy
Date: 11/11/2008 1:49 pm EDT
Can small holes (half in water pipe & toilet flange screw holes) be cut with a dremmel bit??

Avaire Archive 06-24-2009 09:21 AM

Author: Journeyman
Date: 11/11/2008 5:06 pm EDT
Probably not.

Avaire tile is a quality porcelain tile that may require a very aggressive type bit.

You may however be able to cut the necessary clearance with a diamond blade wet saw.:) You don't necessarily need a nice round hole in most cases. A "V" groove may work as well.

Avaire Archive 06-24-2009 09:21 AM

Author: Chris
Date: 11/11/2008 4:53 pm EDT
Journeyman is correct. I haven't had very much luck using a Dremmel tool to cut Avaire tile. An angle grinder with a diamond blade designed to cut porcelain tile dry will work better and most likely cost less money.

Avaire Archive 06-24-2009 09:22 AM

Author: Dave
Date: 11/12/2008 8:06 am EDT
I used a rotozip with a PORCELAIN tile bit worked very well. The bit is kind of expensive approx. $40.00. I cut holes in 5 tile had no problem

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