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How to get a broken drill bit out of Concrete?

Breaking a drill bit in Concrete is not an ideal situation to be in, to say the least. However, it is not an impossible one to get out of. This blog will go through some tips to get you out of this bind.

Tip one: Grab locking Pliers or Needle nose pliers.

Locking Pliers are the best and most straightforward way to remove a broken drill bit from Concrete. You just need something small enough to get inside the hole you are drilling. It may be tricky with smaller masonry bits. If you are in luck, once you clamp the pliers onto the broken end of the drill and twist them in a counter clockwise direction, that should be enough to get it out of the wall.

Tip two: Use a screw Extractor

A screw extractor is a handy tool that is good for removing broken screws and broken drill bits. There are multiple different types of Screw Extractors; however, they all function similarly.

Before you do anything, you will want to make sure if there aren’t any jagged edges on the drill bit, you will want to chisel the drill bit down to make it as smooth and flat as possible. Once that is done, position a wrench over the Screw Extractor and slowly turn it counterclockwise. This will slowly bak out of the hole.

Tip three: Drill

Sometimes the easiest way to get a broken drill bit out of Concrete is by drilling it out. If you are lucky, sometimes blowing air into the area where it is stuck will be enough for you to grab it physically. We hoped you found these tips and tricks helpful. Unicon Concrete Specialties carries a large variety of sizes.

Link to Concrete Drill Bits.