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FLOOR STANDING DRILL PRESS

SHOP FOX W1848

shop fox w1848 oscillating floor drill press sm

12 Speeds
Height – 63″
5/8-inch Keyed Chuck
3-1/4-inch Spindle Travel

WEN 4225 

wen 4225 floor standing drilll press

Variable Speed 
Height – 63″
5/8-inch Keyed Chuck
4″  Spindle Travel 

JET JDP-17

Jet JDP 17 floor standing drill press

16 Speeds
Height – 66″
5/8-inch Keyed Chuck
5″ Spindle Travel 

DELTA 18-900L 

delta 18-900l 2

16 Speeds
Height – 70″
5/8-inch Keyed Chuck
6″ Spindle Travel 

NOVA 58005 

Nova 58005 variable speed drill press sm

4 Speeds
Height – 66″
5/8-inch Keyed Chuck
5-1/4-inch Spindle Travel 

FLOOR STANDING DRILL PRESS OVERVIEW

Floor standing drill presses pick up where many bench top models leave off.

By this I mean, they offer more.

Most floor models have longer spindle travel, 4″ (100 mm) or more.
They have larger work tables which is great for clamping work down, using larger vices and cross slide tables.
A larger work table also means there is more swing room.
Being floor based there is more access around the drill, not limited because of a bench.

Floor standing drill press models often have bigger motors and they have a wider variety of speeds. Most notable is the ability to run slower.

Slower speeds allow for bigger drill bits and hole saws.

And the most obvious it that larger work pieces can fit between the chuck and table or base.

But it is up to the buyer, do you need that extra room, power, travel because usually all that extra amounts to more money as well.

Have a look at the models shown here, check the specifications and make decisions based on your needs.

There is something to note about a floor standing drill press. Some of the lighter models need to be anchored to the floor. These models can be top heavy and have been known to tip over.

All floor standing drill presses shown here are single phase power.

* 12 Speeds

* Round Table – 90° Tilt

* Oscillating Function

* Variable Speed

* 4″ Spindle Travel

* Flexible Work Light

* 14″ x 19″ Work Table

* 3/4 HP Motor

* Swing 16-7/8″

* 6″ Spindle Travel 

* 18″ Swing 

* Left, Right & Forward Table Tilt 

* Direct Drive Motor 

* Forward & Reverse 

* 50 – 5500 RPM 

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