How to diamond drill porcelain tiles with holesaws for very hard materials like stone and granite

Simple system to use – PORSADRILL

How to use your Porsadrill tile drill system.

Its easy….

Porcelain tiled wall

Porcelain tiled wall

1: Locate position of hole

Diamond drill guide

Diamond drill guide

2: Press guide plate on to dry tile

3: Drill for a few seconds

Tile drilling

Tile drilling

4: A socket forms.

Tile has a socket formed

Tile has a socket formed

5: Discard guide plate. Slot crown into socket.

365Drills diamond drilling

365Drills diamond drilling

6: Cool crown with wet sponge.

Cool diamond drill with a wet sponge

Cool diamond drill with a wet sponge

7: By holding it underneath. Drill slowly.

Wet sponge CATCHES the dust

Wet sponge CATCHES the dust

8: Large holes take approx. 5 mins

Tile has a hole into the porcelain

Tile has a hole into the porcelain

porcelain tile TIP: Holding a wet sponge UNDER the crown will cool it PLUS it collects the dust keeping the site clean ! 9: Perfect holes.. Fit your items ! how can i drill porcelain tiles An elegant and simple way to easily drill holes without chipping or breaking hard tiles guaranteed. EASY..!

Next learn more about how to cool the drill This picture is of the hardest 300x600mm porcelain tile, not standard ceramic. Quick (30 second) video on how to use a 365 Drills system OTHER TILE DRILLING METHODS (drilling with a fixed drill press) *

Maximum drill size 125mm For a small outlay of £35 you can get a cheap bench top drill. This will you more control and must be used for sizes 70mm-125mm In the picture below you can see everything set up outside so a hosepipe can trickle water over the tile. The drill is set to run at at its slowest rpm (520rpm). The diamond drill is placed in the chuck. Light pressure applied and the hole is formed. This is the quality of hole that can be produced every time

Cutting very large holes is easy.More details here You might be forgiven for thinking we sell bench drills – We don’t! – Because they are too bulky to ship! Help and advice are only a phone call or email away But you can use other suppliers to buy this kit from. You can click this hyperlink to go direct to screwfix (we have no affiliation to screwfix) Search term to use is [Drill Press] For a little extra – professional installers might consider investing in a pillar drill with a wider throat.

Here’s why All pillar drills including the cheap £35 pillar drill above will put a hole through a tile. But if you need the hole deeper into the tile you need a deeper throat clearance. So for a 300mm tile with a 150mm center you need a throat depth of about 190mm plus.

A good Tiler

A good Tiler

A good tiler can often plan the job around any type of drill. The good news is for a minimal outlay you can save on the expense, hassle or delays in sending tiles away to be drilled and the freedom to drill your own holes in your own time with our follow our easy guide. If this is just a single project you can always resell the equipment on ebay if you want to save cash. mple system to use – PORSADRILL

How to use your Porsadrill tile drill system. Its easy….
1: Locate position of hole

2: Press guide plate on to dry tile

3: Drill for a few seconds

4: A socket forms.

5: Discard guide plate. Slot crown into socket.

6: Cool crown with wet sponge.

7: By holding it underneath. Drill slowly.

8: Large holes take approx. 5 mins

porcelain tile

TIP: Holding a wet sponge UNDER the crown will cool it PLUS it collects the dust keeping the site clean !
9: Perfect holes.. Fit your items !
how can i drill porcelain tiles

An elegant and simple way to easily drill holes without chipping or breaking hard tiles guaranteed.

EASY..!

Next learn more about how to cool the drill

This picture is of the hardest 300x600mm porcelain tile, not standard ceramic.

Quick (30 second) video on how to use a 365 Drills system

OTHER TILE DRILLING METHODS (drilling with a fixed drill press)

* Maximum drill size 125mm

For a small outlay of £35 you can get a cheap bench top drill. This will you more control and must be used for sizes 70mm-125mm

In the picture below you can see everything set up outside so a hosepipe can trickle water over the tile. The drill is set to run at at its slowest rpm (520rpm). The diamond drill is placed in the chuck. Light pressure applied and the hole is formed.

This is the quality of hole that can be produced every time

Cutting very large holes is easy.More details here

You might be forgiven for thinking we sell bench drills – We don’t! – Because they are too bulky to ship!

Help and advice are only a phone call or email away

For a little extra – professional installers might consider investing in a pillar drill with a wider throat. Here’s why

All pillar drills including the cheap £35 pillar drill above will put a hole through a tile. But if you need the hole deeper into the tile you need a deeper throat clearance. So for a 300mm tile with a 150mm center you need a throat depth of about 190mm plus.

A good tiler can often plan the job around any type of drill.

The good news is for a minimal outlay you can save on the expense, hassle or delays in sending tiles away to be drilled and the freedom to drill your own holes in your own time with our follow our easy guide. If this is just a single project you can always resell the equipment on ebay if you want to save cash.

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