BRITISH STANDARD

BS 328-2:1972

Specification for

Twist drills and
combined drills and
countersinks —
Part 2: Combined drills and
countersinks (centre drills)

Confirmed
December 2009
UDC 621.951.4

July 1972 The following BSI references relate to the work on this standard: Committee reference MEE/73 Draft for approval 71/37365 ISBN 0580 07015 8 Amendments issued since publication Amd. together with the following.M. Factory Inspectorate) Department of the Environment Department of Trade and Industry Department of Trade and Industry — National Engineering Laboratory Electricity Council. Electrical and Mechanical Engineers British Compressed Air Society British Electrical and Allied Manufacturers’ Association* British Gear Manufacturers’ Association British Internal Combustion Engine Manufacturers’ Association British Mechanical Engineering Confederation British Pump Manufacturers’ Association British Steel Industry Crown Agents for Oversea Governments and Administrations Department of Employment and Productivity (H. Army Department National Coal Board National Physical Laboratory (Department of Trade and Industry) Process Plant Association Royal Institute of British Architects Telecommunications Engineering Manufacturing Association Water Tube Boilermakers Association The scientific and industrial organizations marked with an asterisk in the above list. June 1928 First revision. were directly represented on the committee entrusted with the preparation of this British Standard: Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders Ltd. Association of Mining. was published under the authority of the Executive Board on 28 July 1972 © BSI 03-1999 First published.BS 328-2:1972 Co-operating organizations The Mechanical Engineering Industry Standards Committee. consists of representatives from the following Government departments and scientific and industrial organizations: Associated Offices Technical Committee Association of Consulting Engineers Association of Hydraulic Equipment Manufacturers Ltd. Date Comments . the Central Electricity Generating Board and the Area Boards in England and Wales Engineering Equipment Users’ Association Gas Council Institution of Civil Engineers Institution of Gas Engineers Institution of Heating and Ventilating Engineers Institution of Mechanical Engineers Institution of Mechanical Engineers (Automobile Division) Institution of Plant Engineers Institution of Production Engineers* Locomotive and Allied Manufacturers’ Association of Great Britain London Transport Executive Machine Tool Trades Association* Ministry of Defence Ministry of Defence. August 1950 Second revision. Twist Drill Association This British Standard. having been approved by the Mechanical Engineering Industry Standards Committee. No. under whose supervision this British Standard was prepared.

Type A 6 Table 5 — Dimensions for centre holes. Type A (d < 0. Type B 7 Table 6 — Dimensions for centre holes. Type A 3 Table 2 — Dimensions of combined drills and countersinks (centre drills). Type B 4 Table 3 — Dimensions of combined drills and countersinks (centre drills). Type A 6 Appendix B Recommended dimensions for centre holes. Type B 3 7 Combined drills and countersinks (centre drills) for centre holes with radius form. Type R 5 Table 4 — Dimensions for centre holes.8 mm) 2 Figure 2 — Double-ended combined drills and countersinks (centre drills). Type A (d > 1 mm) 2 Figure 3 — Combined drills and countersinks (centre drills). Type R 4 Figure 5 — Type A centre hole 6 Figure 6 — Type B centre hole 7 Figure 7 — Type R centre hole 8 Table 1 — Dimensions of combined drills and countersinks (centre drills). Type A 2 6 Combined drills and countersinks (centre drills) for centre holes with protecting chamfer. Type B 7 Appendix C Recommended dimensions for centre holes.BS 328-2:1972 Contents Page Co-operating organizations Inside front cover Foreword ii 1 Scope 1 2 Manufacturing requirements for combined drills and countersinks (centre drills) 1 3 Dimensions of combined drills and countersinks (centre drills) 1 4 Designation 1 5 Combined drills and countersinks (centre drills) for centre holes without protecting chamfer. Type B 3 Figure 4 — Combined drills and countersinks (centre drills). Type R 4 Appendix A Recommended dimensions for centre holes. Type R 8 Figure 1 — Single-ended combined drills and countersinks (centre drills). Type R 8 © BSI 03-1999 i .

an inside front cover. Type R”. “Centre drills for centre holes without protecting chamfer. “Centre drills for centre holes with protecting chamfer.000. “Centre drills for centre holes with radius form. 1) Draft International Standard ISO/DIS 2540. 2) Draft International Standard ISO/DIS 2541. becoming Part 2 of that standard when BS 985 was withdrawn. Users of British Standards are responsible for their correct application. Suggestions for improvements will be recorded and in due course brought to the notice of the committees charged with the revision of the standards to which they refer. This standard has been updated (see copyright date) and may have had amendments incorporated. prepared under the authority of the Mechanical Engineering Industry Standards Committee. which have been formulated by the International Organization for Standardization. British Standards are subject to periodical review. numbering over 9. A complete list of British Standards. Type B”. pages i and ii. This latest revision of this Part of this British Standard. The contents of BS 985 were incorporated in a revision of BS 328 in 1950. 3) ISO Recommendation R 866. Summary of pages This document comprises a front cover. which was published in 1941 as a war emergency British Standard at the request of the Ministry of Supply. The subject of combined drills and countersinks was first dealt with in BS 985. pages 1 to 8 and a back cover. ii © BSI 03-1999 . Compliance with a British Standard does not of itself confer immunity from legal obligations.BS 328-2:1972 Foreword In order to keep abreast of progress in the industries concerned. The Catalogue may be consulted in many public libraries and similar institutions. fully indexed and with a note of the contents of each. A British Standard does not purport to include all the necessary provisions of a contract. Type A”. has been undertaken in order that this Part may be in agreement with Draft International Standards DIS 25401) and DIS 25412) and ISO Recommendation R 8663). will be found in the BSI Catalogue which may be purchased from BSI Sales Department. This will be indicated in the amendment table on the inside front cover.

6/4 © BSI 03-1999 1 . the drill and the drill point shall be truly co-axial. The included angle shall be 60° maximum. 1) The drills shall be sharpened ready for use and shall be well finished. 5) The body of the drill shall be truly cylindrical and the body.63/3.6/6. combined drills and countersinks (centre drills) for centre holes with radius form. 4 Designation Combined drills and countersinks (centre drills) shall be designated by the Type. 2 Manufacturing requirements for combined drills and countersinks (centre drills) Combined drills and countersinks (centre drills) shall comply with the following requirements. 3 Dimensions of combined drills and countersinks (centre drills) The three standard types of combined drills and countersinks (centre drills) shall be made in accordance with the dimensions given in Table 1. as appropriate.BS 328-2:1972 1 Scope This Part of this British Standard gives designations and dimensions for the following types of centre drills. Examples of designations:A 0.15 B 1. 3) Type R. each lip being equally inclined to the axis. 2) The flutes shall be so designed that the cutting lips are equal. 3) The pilot drill is to be provided with adequate back taper and relief. Appendix A. combined drills and countersinks (centre drills) for centre holes with protecting chamfers. Appendix B and Appendix C show the recommended dimensions for centre holes. 1) Type A. 6) The flutes may be straight or spiral at the option of the manufacturer.3 R 1. 2) Type B. 4) The countersink shall be ground to provide lip clearance. combined drills and countersinks (centre drills) for centre holes without protecting chamfers. the pilot diameter d and the body diameter d1. 7) The drills shall be right-hand cutting unless otherwise specified. Table 2 or Table 3.

Type A Type A single-ended and double-ended combined drills and countersinks are illustrated in Figure 1 and Figure 2 and the dimensions of these shall be in accordance with Table 1. Type A (d > 1 mm) 2 © BSI 03-1999 . Figure 1 — Single-ended combined drills and countersinks (centre drills). Type A (d < 0.BS 328-2:1972 5 Combined drills and countersinks (centre drills) for centre holes without protecting chamfer.8 mm) Figure 2 — Double-ended combined drills and countersinks (centre drills).

8 (0.5 6. Type B Type B combined drills and countersinks are illustrated in Figure 3 and the dimensions shall be in accordance with Table 2.1 47 43 3.5 2.5 7.3 2.6 4. (0.8 2.2 5.5 29.63) 1.0 0.5 33.0) 20.0 11.25) max.3 4.0 59 53 (5.5) 1.5 1.0) 12.0 4.5 1.15 8.0 3.3 66 60 6.1 3. min. d d1 k12 h9 l L max.9 3.0 5.8) 3. 21 19 33.0 14.9 52 48 4.1 1.0 10.9 1. min.0 2.2 12.0 6. Figure 3 — Combined drills and countersinks (centre drills).2 0.2 8.3 2.8 103 97 NOTE Sizes in brackets should be avoided whenever possible.5 42 38 2.0 25.3 16. Type B © BSI 03-1999 3 .0 37.5 10.6 (0.1 83 77 10.15 1.0 9.5 6.BS 328-2:1972 Table 1 — Dimensions of combined drills and countersinks (centre drills) Type A All dimensions are in millimetres.9 1.0 (1.0 74 68 (8. 6 Combined drills and countersinks (centre drills) for centre holes with protecting chamfer.2 1.

0) 18.5 6.0 83 77 (8.0 4.9 1.2 6.5 52 48 2.30 4.BS 328-2:1972 Table 2 — Dimensions of combined drills and countersinks (centre drills).0 31.3 20.0 70 64 (5.20 9.8 2.1 59 53 3.0 47 43 2.5 (1. Type R 4 © BSI 03-1999 .15 11.9 63 57 4.6 42 38 1.0 2.5 10.9 3.5 33.20 14.1 103 97 10.65 2.0 4.0 5.35 2.1 3.70 4. Type B All dimensions are in millimetres. Type R Type R combined drills and countersinks are illustrated in Figure 4 and the dimensions shall be in accordance with Table 3. d d1 d2 k12 h9 k12 l L max.0 8. Figure 4 — Combined drills and countersinks (centre drills).2 12.3 78 72 6.0 14.0) 25.2 1.0 10. min. 7 Combined drills and countersinks (centre drills) for centre holes with radius form.12 1.3 2.6 6.2 8.25) 5.0 13.3 37.5 10. max.0 2.25 3. 1.60 7.5 21.3 3.00 11.0 8.2 5.0 17.8 128 122 NOTE Sizes in brackets should be avoided whenever possible.50 6. min.

Type R All dimensions are in millimetres.0 10.0 4.0 74 68 (8. 3.5 2.15 3.0 20.0 3.0) 12.0 12.0 Radius.0 5.0 25.15 2.3 5.5 3.5 10.15 8.6 4.5 33. min.7 47 43 3.0 12.0 8.3 33.0 10.5 25.0 21. r d1 h9 max.0 6.5 1.3 16.0 31.15 3.0 5.6 59 53 (5. d k12 1.3 6.0 33.8 103 97 (1.BS 328-2:1972 Table 3 — Dimensions of combined drills and countersinks (centre drills).4 42 38 2.5 13.25 37.) max.5 52 48 4.0 25.1 83 77 10.0 20.0) 20.2 66 60 6.0 5.5 16. © BSI 03-1999 5 .25) NOTE Sizes in brackets should be avoided whenever possible.0 8.5 6.0 4. l min. L (approx.15 4.0 10.3 8.0 26.0 17.5 3.0 6.5 29.5 29.0 16.

32 (0.0 NOTE 6 Sizes in brackets should be avoided whenever possible.6 2.0) 6.70 4.70 1.20 (8.3 2.5 3.3 10.00 12.63) 0.06 (0.8 1. Figure 5 — Type A centre hole Table 4 — Dimensions for centre holes.9 1.1 1.50 (5. Type A A Type A centre hole is illustrated in Figure 5 and recommended dimensions are shown in Table 4.30 3.0 13. Type A All dimensions are in millimetres.0 1.8 21.25) 10.20 (1.9 6.0 3.5) 0. © BSI 03-1999 .60 6.15 3.8) 1.0 2. d l D nominal min.12 1.5 4.1 17.0 5.0 8. nominal (0.35 2.0) 10.BS 328-2:1972 Appendix A Recommended dimensions for centre holes.1 5.6 2.25 2.65 1.3 8.

0 1.0 6.0 4.3 2.1 8. © BSI 03-1999 7 .6 2.0 5.0 12.0 2.1 22.0 5.0) 10. 1. Type B A Type B centre hole is illustrated in Figure 6 and recommended dimensions are shown in Table 5.9 10.5 8. Figure 6 — Type B centre hole Table 5 — Dimensions for centre holes.4 10.0 (8.15 3.25) NOTE Sizes in brackets should be avoided whenever possible.0) 6.15 1.0 (1.0 12.0 2.3 3. nominal 1.0 18.0 d l D nominal min.6 4.0 3.5 (5.5 3. Type B All dimensions are in millimetres.BS 328-2:1972 Appendix B Recommended dimensions for centre holes.5 6.3 16.8 28.

50 (5.60 6.0 2.12 (1.35 2.20 Sizes in brackets should be avoided whenever possible.20 (8.25 2.00 10. Type R All dimensions are in millimetres. © BSI 03-1999 .15 6. d D nominal nominal 1.0) 10.0) 17.6 3.30 3.70 4. Type R A Type R centre hole is illustrated in Figure 7 and recommended dimensions are shown in Table 6.25) 2.65 1.5 5.0 NOTE 8 21.0 8.3 13.BS 328-2:1972 Appendix C Recommended dimensions for centre holes.0 4. Figure 7 — Type R centre hole Table 6 — Dimensions for centre holes.

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