Having the right tool for the job always makes life a lot easier. When you need a drill press there are many options and features to take into account. Searching for the right one can be complicated and frustrating, but it doesn’t have to be.
The Eurotool Benchtop Drill Press has three settings that allow for speeds up to 8500 RPM. Space-saving and economical, this 13-pound drill press works for all sizes of projects and accepts bits up to 6.5mm. Taking up minimal space, the base measures 6.75×6.75 inches and has a drill clearance of 5 inches.
The JET 354165 JDP-15M 3/4-HP 15-Inch Bench Drill Press is a bench mountable drill press. This drill has 16 speed settings which allows for 200-3630 RPM. Having so many different speed settings means this tool can perform projects such as sandpapering, shaping, routing, plating, mortising and other everyday jobs, as well as drilling.
This drill has a crank-operated revolving worktable that allows for 45 degrees of tilt and has a 10×13 inch surface. This drill weighs in at 163 pounds with a height of 12 inches. It has a 66mm quill assembly that can fit the optional Jet mortising attachment allowing the user to expand the capabilities of the drill press. Finally this model even includes a built in work light.
The SE 97511MDP 8500 RPM 3-speeds Mini Drill Press Bench by Micro-Tools is just 15 inches tall and weighs just 12.2 pounds. It stands on a 6.5×9 inch cast-iron base. This tiny tool has 3 speed settings allow for speeds up to 8000 RPM.
The POWERTEC DP801 Baby Drill Press has 5 speeds allowing 620, 1100, 1720, 2340 or 3100 RPM. Its cast iron work table is 6.25×6.25 inches and swivels a full 360 degrees. This drill includes a safety power switch lock. The quill diameter is 1.56 Inch.
The Proxxon Bench Drill Press TBM 115 offers 3 spindle speeds up to8500 RPM. It has a work table made from die cast aluminum that measures 8.5×4.75 inches. Built into its super steady is a very quiet, long lasting and powerful motor. This drill has a quill diameter of 1.25 inches.
All bench top drills have their good points. In the end, it’s about finding the one that best fits you and what you need it for. Whether your workspace is small or large, you need a high speed or low speed, or you need the workstation to swivel there is a drill that will fit perfectly.