why can't a dremel be used on floor tiles?

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Old 04-13-07, 10:21 AM
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why can't a dremel be used on floor tiles?

If a dremel can cut through ceramic wall tiles, why can't it cut through ceramic floor tiles?

I read up on a trick that enables you to score a line in a floor tile like you would with a normal scorer, except this can be circle shaped or whatever...and then you saw from the edge to the scored line with a tile saw. Each sawn part then snaps off from the scored line to make a circular shape.
 
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Old 04-13-07, 07:43 PM
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They make diamond dusted circular bits for making holes in tile. It's alot easier then what you would want to do.
 
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Old 04-14-07, 09:30 AM
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Floor tile is usually more dense than a wall tile so the drill bits cant grind through it. Plus the dremal motor isnt all that powerful. A wet saw is best for cutting floor tile if you are doing a lot. The circular bit mentioned above will work for a few tile.
 
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