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Mortar Rakes and SDS Plus Drills

An SDS drill adapter Mortar rakes that are designed to be used with SDS Plus drill have to go onto an adaptor.

The adaptor and drill chuck are designed to take the majority of the vibrations rather than the drill. Companies that sell mortar rakes for SDS Plus drills tend to sell the appropriate adaptors.

What is a mortar rake adapter?

mortar rake adaptor Some mortar rakes require an adaptor which secures the mortar rake onto the angle grinder’s spindle or the SDS drill chuck.
mortar rake adaptor and mortar router bit A mortar rake adaptor will steady the mortar rake and prevent it snapping against the pressure of the mortar and the power tool behind it.

Can you use a mortar rake in a power drill?

Mortar rakes that fit into the chuck of a power drill do not require an adaptor - their shank is solid and can be gripped by the chuck jaws securely Mortar rakes can also be used in power drills. Mortar rakes that fit into the chuck of a power drill do not require an adaptor – their shank is solid and can be gripped by the chuck jaws securely
However, you may find it useful to purchase a gauge bar. You can set a gauge bar to the maximum distance you wish to rake to. The tool sticks out further from the drill chuck so as to prevent you raking too deep. A gauge bar acts like a sole plate attachment in that it hits the wall preventing you rake further. However, you may find it useful to purchase a gauge bar. You can set a gauge bar to the maximum distance you wish to rake. The tool sticks out further from the drill chuck so as to prevent you raking too deep. A gauge bar acts like a sole plate attachment in that it hits the wall preventing you raking further.
As with a power drill an SDS Plus Drill can be used with a gauge bar to indicate the maximum depth you can rake. As with a power drill, an SDS Plus Drill can also be used with a gauge bar to indicate the maximum depth you can rake.