A right angle drill is a very cool tool on its own but you can easily bump up its performance by adding different kinds of drill attachments. Think of it as a cross between a drill and a screw driver but only smaller. These attachments come in a range of sizes to suit metal and wood applications. The best drill attachments are the ones that allow you to come into close contact with your fastening surface without having to manoeuvre the right angle drill (click here for our full top 10 guide).
DEWALT Right Angle Drill Adapter
The DEWALT Right Angle Drill Adapter is the best accessory for your angle tool. It is much smaller than your regular drill or ¼ inch screw driver. Mostly used by HVAC and steel farmers, this versatile attachment can be used with screw driving bits, nut drivers and spade bits. With this attachment you can reach into even tighter spaces without losing any power or torque.
The sure set system floating magnet secures fasteners for you so there is no more trying to hold screws with your fingers.
The impact rated gears allow for more than 2000 life cycles and the tool also features an ergonomic handle which does not heat up during use. The tool is made from durable heavy duty metal and features a true 90 degree head which allows tight access when using a 1 inch bit tip. The adapter gives the user better accessibility to drive screws and drill holes in tight places.
Both hands are required when using this tool. One hand holds the adapter to hold it firmly to the fastener and the other hand is placed on the drill itself.
A common 1 inch insert bit provides the lowest clearance with a right angle adapter but they can also be used with longer bits. The size of the bit will depend on the type of project you are working on. Remember to check each product RPM and torque ratings to ensure that the bit is compatible with the task at hand. The adapter has an overall length of 5.96 inches and a head width of 1.4 inches. Its maximum RPM is 3000 and the offset angle is 90 degrees. This right angle drill adapter is impact ready and is a must for DIY home improvement projects that have a lower clearance available.
Right Angle Drill Attachment Lowes
Founded in 1946, Lowe’s has grown from a small hardware store to the second largest home improvement retailer worldwide. They are the 8th largest retailer in the U.S. and 19th largest in the entire world. With over 100 000 hardware and home products to choose from it is no wonder that Lowe’s is the perfect place to find the best right angle drill attachments.
One of the most reviewed right angle drill attachments at Lowe’s would be the DEWALT DWARA 100 IMPACT READY Right Angle Attachment.
It features a ring magnet which secures the fastener in place and helps to reduce slippage and wobbling while fastening in high speed modes. The true 90 degree head allows for tighter access when used in conjunction with a 1 inch bit tip. This attachment is specially designed for use with impact drivers and applications which are done in closed quarters. The head provides better accessibility to drive screws and drill holes in tight spaces.
Customers who purchased this attachment at Lowe’s gave it very positive reviews. All customers between the ages of 25 and 34 enjoyed this product and used it successfully for a wide range of applications which were both professional and home jobs. Customers also rated it as a very easy to use, durable high quality product. The ergonomic ABS handle does not get hot while in use so there is no need for gloves which is a good thing since this attachment needs both hands for operation.
90 Degree Angle Attachment
There are some places where a standard size drill just cannot reach no matter how hard you try. Instead of tearing your hair out in frustration or turning yourself into an amateur contortionist, consider grabbing a 90 degree angle drill attachment before you end up in the emergency room. These attachments make it a lot easier to drill or fasten in small or confined spaces such as behind beams or joists.
The angle of the attachment makes it possible to execute the job while keeping the drill in straight position. This means that you don’t have to turn yourself into a human pretzel just to do a small fastening job. Impact-rated gears allow for more than 2000 life cycles which makes it a very economical tool. It allows for tighter access with your current impact driver but with increased gear strength. The true 90 degree head allows tight access when using a 1 inch bit tip.