What Sizes do Hole Saws Come In?

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What Sizes do Hole Saws Come In?
Hole saws come in a wide variety of sizes. (set of saws image by Albert Lozano from Fotolia.com)

Hole saws are designed to be used as a drill attachment. It is a cylindrical saw used to cut holes in building materials. Hole saws can be purchased individually or as a kit. They are available in standard and metric sizes. The size reflects the diameter of the hole that will be drilled.

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Uses

Hole saws are used to cut through various materials such as unalloyed and alloyed steel, stainless steel, light metals, plastics, plasterboard, wood and fiberboard. Standard hole saws have a cutting depth of up to 1-1/2" or 38mm. Special saws are available to order up to 6" in depth.

Standard Measurements

Hole saws are available in the following standard measurements: 9/16", 5/8", 1-1/16", 3/4", 1-3/16", 7/8", 1-5/16", 1", 1-16", 1-1/8", 1-3/16", 1-1/4", 1-5/16", 1-3/8", 1-7/16", 1-1/2", 1-9/16", 1-5/8", 1-11/16", 1-3/4", 1-13/16", 1-7/8", 2", 2-1/16", 2-1/8", 2-1/4", 2-5/16", 2-3/8", 2-1/2", 2-9/16", 2-5/8", 2-3/4", 2-7/8", 3", 3-1/8", 3-1/4", 3-3/8", 3-1/2", 3-5/8", 3-3/4", 3-7/8", 4", 4-1/8", 4-1/4", 4-3/8", 4-1/2", 4-3/4", 5", 5-1/2", 6", 6-5/16", 6-5/8", 6-31/32" and 8-1/4".

Metric Measurements

The available metric sizes in hole saws include: 14mm, 16mm, 17mm, 19mm, 21mm, 22mm, 24mm, 25mm, 27mm, 29mm, 30mm, 32mm, 33mm, 35mm, 37mm, 38mm, 40mm, 41mm, 43mm, 44mm, 46mm, 48mm, 51mm, 52mm, 54mm, 56mm, 59mm, 60mm, 64mm, 65mm, 67mm, 70mm, 73mm, 76mm, 79mm, 83mm, 86mm, 89mm, 92mm, 95mm, 98mm, 102mm, 105mm, 108mm, 110mm, 114mm, 121mm, 127mm, 140mm, 152mm, 160mm, 168mm, 177mm, and 210mm.

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