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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Polymer 80 recommends finishing its lowers with a drill press and cross-slide vise or a mill.
I also have a Shop Fox compound drill press vise with 3 1/8" smooth jaws mounted on my number two drill press.
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.
In most cases," he notes, "the curves generated with the drill press will be close enough that some grinding with #80 will quickly get me to the curve I want.
The Dremel Work Station's stationary drill press transforms the Dremel rotary tool into a quick solution for any drilling needs.
There are three methods for finishing lowers that I'm aware of: milling, routing or a drill press.
Let's assume that you have checked your drill press for runout and that's not an issue.
The jig is recommended because of the ease of use but a drill press vise using the following technique will do just a good a job.
66% of units did not have non-skid strips and striped yellow and black indicators properly installed on the deck in front of the lathe, drill press, and bench grinder.
bench top drill press features a fully adjustable X-Y axis laser for precision drilling and pinpoint accuracy.
Company officials saw the potential for plastics and adapted a hand drill press for the earliest version of an ultrasonic welder for rigid plastics.