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drilling holes in the ceiling for recessed lights

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Diamond hole saws would not be the best tool for cutting through the plaster. Diamond hole saws are best for brittle materials such as ceramic, porcelain tiles, granite, marble, glass, etc.
We recommend using Heavy Duty Bi-Metal Hole saws with a pilot drill and eject spring.
Currently, we have the 6-inch size in stock and ready to ship.

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Moen has anchors for installing grab bars or corner shelves – also functions as grab bars.

How To Install Moen Grab Bar Anchors

moen secureguard
Moen Secureguard Anchor

To install the Moen Grab Bar Anchors on the tile surface in the shower, bathroom or powder room area, you will need a diamond hole saw to drill a hole in the tile and the backer board (or drywall).

The specific size that is recommended by Moen is 1-1/4 inch Diamond Hole Saw

We recommend using the Drilax Diamond Hole Saw Guide for drilling positioning the diamond hole saw on wall tiles.

 

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Available Diamond Drill Bit Sizes

We have almost all possible sizes from 1/24 inches to all the way to 8 inches.
You could take a look at :
https://www.amazon.com/s?k=DRILAX&ref=bl_dp_s_web_0

Or our www.DRILAX.com web page for information.

Some of the more popular sizes are 1 inch, 1-3/16 inch, 1-1/4 inch, 1-3/8 inch, 1-1/2 inch, 1-3/4 inch, 2 inch, 2-3/8 inch, 2-1/2 inch, 2-3/4 inch, 3 inch, 3-1/8 inch, 3-3/8 inch, 3-1/2 inch, 3-3/4 inch, 4 inches…and goes up to 8 inches.

If there are specific sizes you would like to inquire about, please let us know.

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DRILAX

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Diamond hole saw with no pilot bits

Diamond hole saw are used for brittle materials such as glass, ceramic, porcelain, granite, etc.

Pilot bits are usually not good for brittle material applications. They tend to make a crack before the hole saw starts working. The crack propagates and ruins the project.
Instead of a pilot bit, our DRILAX sets comes with a tough poly insert with can be used as a guide to hold the diamond hole saw steady.
You only need the insert for the few turns. You can continue free hand once the diamond hole saw makes the initial mark.

Or if you like, you can buy one of our DRILAX diamond hole saw guides.

These are adjustable.

 

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Yes, it is the right item.

 

There are two types of diamond hole saws:

  1. Electroplated: The diamond abrasive is coated over the hole saw. The diamond coating is visible but they will wear off easily with heat. That’s why these have to be used wet with constant cooling.
  2. Sintered Diamond: Here the diamond is actually within the material of the hole saw and it does not wear off. This is the professional type of tool that can be used over and over.

 

You purchased the sintered type, that is why the diamond coating is not visible.

 

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