The Dremel 100 is good at doing one thing really well – operating at a constant speed of 35,000 RPM.
As we mention in this Dremel 100 Series Review, that is where the Dremel 100 differs to the Dremel 200 – the Dremel 200 can operate at both a low speed and the high speed (it is a two speed tool).
The Dremel 100 is best for users that want a small electric Dremel for tasks like routing, cutting, drilling and sanding, shaping, hollowing, grooving, slotting, inlaying and making tapered holes.
Let’s look at this multi tool in more detail…
Dremel 100 Series
Dremel 100 Series Review
Dremel 100 N/7 Single Speed Rotary Tool Kit
What’s Good About It?
- Very inexpensive and affordable
- Comes with 7 Dremel bits/accessories for cutting, grinding, sharpening and sanding – but can be used for so much more (read buyer’s guide below)
- Very light and easy to handle
- 1.15 Amp motor
- 120 volt tool
- Only 6.5 inches in length
- Replaceable motor brushes
- Single speed of 35,000 rpm – no need to change speeds or settings
What’s Not So Great?
- 6 feet of electrical cord – you may want to use an extension cord if you want anything more than this to work with
- One speed is limiting – but, it is an extremely cheap tool
What Else Do You Need To Use This Electric Dremel Tool?
Common optional extras with this electric dremel tool are:
- Flex shaft attachment – Dremel 225-01 Flex Shaft Attachment (on Amazon)
- Keyless Chuck – Dremel 4486 MultiPro Keyless Chuck (on Amazon)
Where Can I Check Out This Electric Dremel Tool?
Dremel 100 Series Buyer’s Guide
What is the Dremel 100?
A one speed, small electric Dremel tool.
Dremel 100 vs 200 – What’s the difference?
They are both small electric/corded Dremel tools.
The main difference is that the Dremel 200 is a two speed tool, while the Dremel 100 is a one speed tool.
What is the Dremel 100 used for?
This Dremel is designed for full-speed applications at a consistent 35,000 RPM speed.
It can perform tasks like routing, cutting, drilling and sanding, shaping, hollowing, grooving, slotting, inlaying and making tapered holes in soft metals, plastics and woods – especially on curved surfaces.
Remember, Dremel rotary tools are built to be finishing type tools, so the Dremel 100 would be perfect for arts and crafts, jewelry making, fine wood works etc.
Who is the Dremel 100 for?
- Those who want a small, light and single speed electric Dremel rotary tool that operates at a high speed
- Perfect for hobbyists and very casual users
Who is the Dremel 100 not for?
- Those who want a variable speed electric Dremel tool
- Those who want a slow speed tool
- Those who want an electric Dremel tool for a range of uses like say the Dremel 4300 or 4000
- Those who want a high performance Dremel tool
- Those who want a cordless Dremel
Dremel 100 Bits & Accessories
- Any Dremel bits you need or want
- Any Dremel attachments you need or want
- Keyless chuck
Dremel 100 Series Resources
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