drill press


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drill press

[′dril ‚pres]
(mechanical engineering)
A drilling machine in which a vertical drill moves into the work, which is stationary.

drill press

A drilling machine mounted in a stand; a handle is used to lower the drill (which rotates about a vertical axis) into the work.
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Lathe safety precaution sign NSN 0118-LF-115-2900, Bench grinder precaution sign NSN 0177-LF-225-3601, drill press precaution sign NSN 0118-LF-114-3000.
The new machines include an 18-inch laser drill press (18-900L), a 13-inch portable thickness planer (22-590, a low voltage UNISAW (36-L552LVC), a 20-inch variable scroll saw (40-690) and a 1 1/2 HP dust collector (50-786).
The Dremel Work Station's stationary drill press transforms the Dremel rotary tool into a quick solution for any drilling needs.
Let's assume that you have checked your drill press for runout and that's not an issue.
Point of Operation Guard: 90% of units surveyed did not have the point of operation guard (chip shield) installed on the drill press and/or lathe.
Delta says that its 17-950L laser crosshair drill press offers users a fully adjustable laser pod with two lasers to project a bright red crosshair on the work surface showing exactly where the bit will contact the material.
The Mobile Technology Laboratory, a 36-foot learning lab packed with computers, milling machines, a drill press and other gear, made its debut at Jordan Middle School this past week.
1% had improperly displayed or non- existent non-skid strips and striped yellow and black tape on the deck in front of the lathe, drill press, and bench grinder (diamond tread DOES NOT satisfy the requirement) Ref: OPNAVINST 5100.
The spindle turns the cutting tool, which is advanced either by hand or automatically into a workpiece that is mounted on the table or held in a drill press vise.
2 -- 3) Ed Watkins, left, and student Jonathan Gonzales use a drill press in the wood shop.