EXOCARB® XH-DRL Drills (5172)

The Solution for Removing Broken Cut Taps from Parts


The EXOCARB® XH-DRL drill series is specifically designed to remove cut taps that have broken off in the hole during tapping. Sold individually or in sets, this tool is a cost-effective alternative to EDM as a means of removing broken taps.


Trigon flute form

High rigid geomtry designed to allow drill penetraion into hardened tool steel.

Sold individually or in sets

Flexibility to solve one problem or many when encountered on the shop floor.



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When cut tap has broken in the part and needs to be removed.


Cannot remove broken forming taps.

Application Guide

ISO Work Material Recommended
P Low Carbon Steel : 1010, 1018
P Medium Carbon Steel : 1035, 1045
P High Carbon Steel : 1065
P Alloy Steels : 4140, 4340
P Die Steels
M Stainless Steels : 300
M Stainless Steels : 400
M Stainless Steels : 17-4PH
K Cast Iron
N Aluminum : 6061, 7075
N Aluminum : Casting
S Nickel Alloy : Inconel
S Titanium : 6AL4V (30HRC)
H Hardened Steels : ~35 HRC
H Hardened Steels : 35-45 HRC
H Hardened Steels : 45-50 HRC
H Hardened Steels : 50-70 HRC

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