A diamond router bit is a cutting tool used in various material shaping applications, particularly for hard and abrasive materials. Diamond router bits are named so because they are embedded with small diamond particles on their cutting edge, which makes them extremely hard and durable.
Diamond router bits are available in a variety of shapes and sizes, including straight bits, round-over bits, chamfer bits, and other specialized profiles. They are typically used with handheld or table-mounted routers, as well as with CNC machines for more precise and automated cutting.
Diamond router bits are particularly useful for cutting hard materials such as granite, marble, and other natural stone, as well as ceramics, glass, and composite materials. They are also commonly used for engraving and etching applications.
Diamond router bits are generally more expensive than traditional router bits due to the cost of the diamond particles used in their construction. However, their durability and cutting performance make them a worthwhile investment for those working with hard and abrasive materials. They are commonly used in the stone working, woodworking, and glassworking industries, as well as in other industrial applications where precision cutting and durability are essential.