Drilling Machines

350 Machines

CNC & automatic drilling machines from renowned manufacturers

Name
Location
Current bid
Number of bids
Closing time
TAILIFT TAI PIIN TPR-1600 H Radial Drilling Machine
Trencin
5,340€
05/03/2019 11:02
11 Bids
05
UTITA ROMANIA HIDRO SERVICE MAR-60/250 x 9000 Honing Machine
Targu Jiu
 
on request
SIG B-31/1'5 Deep Drilling Machine
Manresa
17,500€
28/03/2019 11:20
0 Bids
28
IXION / AUERBACH TL 1001 Deep Hole Drilling Machine
17,500€
07/03/2019 12:35
1 Bid
07
TBT BW 250 - 2 KW Deep-Hole Drilling Machine
Manresa
15,000€
28/03/2019 11:54
0 Bids
28
BÖHRINGER M 670/6000 Deep-Hole Boring Machine
Rheinberg
11,800€
06/03/2019 10:27
0 Bids
06
MAS VO 80 Radial Drilling Machine
Korschenbroich
9,500€
06/03/2019 10:25
0 Bids
06
DEGEN UTB 600 E Deep hole drilling machine
6,000€
07/03/2019 10:03
1 Bid
07
KOLB Radial drill
Flero (BS)
6,000€
14/03/2019 10:08
0 Bids
14
KOVOSVIT V032 Radial Drilling Machine
Konskie
3,490€
11/03/2019 14:23
0 Bids
11
ADOLFI TP 50 C Pillar or Column Drill
Zona Industria…
2,700€
26/02/2019 14:51
0 Bids
26
KOVOSVIT VOM 50 Portable radial drilling machine
2,450€
07/03/2019 12:29
0 Bids
07
KOVOSVIT VRM 50 Radial Drilling Machine
2,450€
07/03/2019 12:28
0 Bids
07
KOVOSVIT VOM 50 Portable radial drilling machine
2,450€
07/03/2019 12:27
0 Bids
07
ERLO TCA 70 Pillar Drilling Machine
Konskie
2,290€
11/03/2019 14:03
0 Bids
11
ALZMETALL RFT 2/3 Gang Drilling Machine
2,200€
06/03/2019 10:14
0 Bids
06
ALZMETALL RFT 2/3 Gang Drilling Machine
2,200€
06/03/2019 10:15
0 Bids
06
FIAT TR 1500 P 1 Radial drill
Flero (BS)
2,000€
14/03/2019 10:10
0 Bids
14
KOLB mk 8619 Radial Drilling machine
1,750€
07/03/2019 12:26
0 Bids
07
KOLB MR12109 Drilling Machine
1,750€
07/03/2019 12:20
0 Bids
07
TBT T10-1-500 Deep Drilling Machine
Manresa
1,500€
28/03/2019 11:21
0 Bids
28
SIG BEM-82/025 Deep-Hole Drilling Machine
Manresa
1,500€
28/03/2019 12:00
0 Bids
28
ARSENAL RB32 Two Tables Pillar Drilling Machine
Konskie
1,490€
11/03/2019 14:20
0 Bids
11
ALZMETALL AC 32/AS Pillar Drilling Machine
1,400€
07/03/2019 09:10
0 Bids
07
CEGIELSKI GRV 554 Radial Drilling Machine
1,260€
07/03/2019 12:24
0 Bids
07
BREDA R1880MP Radial Drilling Machine
1,200€
07/03/2019 09:33
0 Bids
07
OERLIKON UB 2 Rapid Radial Drilling Machine
Zofingen
1,150€
12/03/2019 14:44
0 Bids
12
OERLIKON UB 2 Rapid Radial Drilling Machine
Zofingen
1,150€
12/03/2019 14:01
0 Bids
12
MAS VRM-50-A Radial Drilling Machine
Manresa
1,000€
28/03/2019 11:33
0 Bids
28
ALZMETALL AB 3 ESV Column-Mounted Drilling Machine
Zofingen
850€
12/03/2019 14:00
0 Bids
12
LUXDRILL Auto 40FK Pillar Drilling Machine
Konskie
790€
11/03/2019 14:18
0 Bids
11
IBARMIA 70-BR Column drilling machine
Santpedor
750€
28/03/2019 11:34
0 Bids
28
HÜLLER ULTROMAT Thread Drill Machine
Simmozheim
700€
13/03/2019 10:15
0 Bids
13
HILTI DD-VP 7 Core Drilling Machine
Valdaro (MN)
700€
06/03/2019 11:44
1 Bid
06
BLUTHARDT BS 2 BEV Coordinate Drilling Machine
Weilheim Teck
700€
19/02/2019 14:18
0 Bids
19
ERLO TCA 45 Pillar Drilling Machine
700€
07/03/2019 09:11
1 Bid
07
ERLO TSAR 32 IR Pillar Drilling Machine
560€
07/03/2019 09:12
0 Bids
07
IBARMIA 40 - CA Pillar drill with gear trdriven
550€
07/03/2019 09:28
0 Bids
07
IBARMIA SX 32 Column Drill
IBARMIA SX 32 Column Drill
525€
07/03/2019 11:15
0 Bids
07
FLOTT 30 Pillar Drilling Machine
Konskie
500€
11/03/2019 14:19
0 Bids
11
ACM ND 22 Column drill
Porcia (PN)
500€
06/03/2019 14:02
1 Bid
06
DONAU DR 32 Rapid Radial Drilling Machine
Hamburg
1,000€
26/02/2019 15:30
11 Bids
26
FLOTT SB 16 ST Column-Mounted Drilling Machine
Zofingen
450€
12/03/2019 14:47
0 Bids
12
HILTI DD 100 Core Drilling Machine
Valdaro (MN)
450€
06/03/2019 12:08
0 Bids
06
SERR MAC RAG TCO 35 VS Column Drill
Medolago (BG)
420€
14/03/2019 11:42
2 Bids
14
DUSS D 32 II Magnetic Drilling Machine
Zofingen
350€
12/03/2019 14:45
0 Bids
12
DUSS D 23 II Magnetic Drilling Machine
Zofingen
350€
12/03/2019 14:03
0 Bids
12
OLIVETTI Column-Mounted Drilling Machine
Zofingen
350€
12/03/2019 14:02
0 Bids
12

Industrial drills for the metalworking field

Table of contents

  1. Drilling as a cutting process
  2. Types of metalworking drills
    1. Hand-held and magnetic machine drills
    2. Multi-spindle drilling machines
    3. Radial drill machines
    4. Turret drilling machines
    5. Pillar and column drills
    6. Deep hole drilling machines
  3. What do I need to be aware of when buying metalworking drills?

Drilling as a cutting process

Metalwork drilling

Drilling is a machining process that uses rotary cutting movements superimposed by a translatory feed movement in the direction of the rotational axis of the tool. Both movements are usually assigned to the tool, but they can also be executed by the tool. An example would be creating central, axial holes in turned parts on a lathe.
The results normally achieved by drilling processes are round-shaped through- or blind holes. Deviations from a cylindrical form are normally undesired, but can be created if needed by certain products/applications.

The spindle position in drill machines is usually vertical and it is used for five different forms of machining: drilling with a spiral drill, or drilling rod, countersinking, grinding, and tapping (creating threads) using a tapping machine. Drilling and milling also have other very close similarities and some drilling tasks can be performed on milling machines (and vice versa). Thread tapping requires an automated feed that is synchronised with the rotary motion, which can be achieved on drilling machines using guide nuts or thread-cutting heads.

Drilling is one of the oldest production techniques despite it being a difficult task to perform by hand due to the rotary force required. This soon resulted in simple, hand-operated drills that made the job easier. The key milestone in the journey to the modern CNC industrial drill came in the form of the coordinate-controlled jig boring machine, created by the Geneva -based firm SIP in 1921.

Types of metalworking drills

There are a range of specialist and multi-functional machine tools available for the metal drilling sector. As mentioned, some of these production processes can also (partly) be performed on mills and lathes. For example, creating axial holes on turned parts on a lathe, where the workpiece turns and tools remains stationary. On a drill, the process would be the other way around.

Hand-held and magnetic machine drills


When it comes to assembly and repair tasks, hand-held machines are ideal, especially those which are independent of the mains supply and use batteries. For work on magnetisable steels, however, magnetic drilling machines are the primary choice. They are a form of the column/pillar drill and use magnetic force to hold the workpiece in place, which provides benefits in terms of alignment precision and reliable drill tool guidance, as well as the option to use it in different locations with ease.

Major manufacturers of hand-held and magnetic drills include AEG, BDS, FEIN, MAB and MAGTRON.

Multi-spindle drilling machines


The multi-spindle drilling machine reduces machining times in serial production by enabling several bore holes to be created simultaneously on one workpiece by means of hole patterns.

Manufacturers of multi-spindle drilling machines include ERLMANN and KALTENBACH. Heinrich Metz GmbH from Aschaffenburg, Germany is a specialist in multi-spindle heads.

Radial drilling machines


Particularly large or weighty metallic parts that are too heavy for column/pillar drills are often machined using a radial drilling machine. In these machines, the drill head can be adjusted both in terms of height and radial alignment, which is not possible on column/pillar drills.

Turret drilling machines


Turret drilling machines facilitate automatic tool-changing thanks to computerised numerical control (CNC) and mark the transition between conventional drills and CNC drilling machines.

Pillar and column drills


KNUTH pillar/column drills in operation

The classic types of machines used for drilling are pillar and column drilling machines. They are true all-rounders for small series or amateur carpentry. Pillar and column drills are primarily found in workshops and can also be used to cut thread into material.

In these devices, the drill machine head is operated by a motor, gears and drilling spindle and is linked to a single pillar (either cylindrical or a stand with a prismatic cross-section) which supports it. This results in a C-shaped frame that can be used as a table-top device or free-standing.
The work table can be adjusted on the support and pillar drilling machines can also be pivoted laterally for better access and machining options.

They are produced by companies such as ALZMETALL, EPPLE and GILLARDON.

Deep hole drilling machines


Bore holes whose depth is more than ten times greater than its diameter are created using deep hole drilling machines. This form of machining can be problematic in terms of chip removal and tool cooling, which is why these drill machines use special drilling tools, such as those which apply coolant directly to the cutting location.

Recommended manufacturers of high-quality deep hole drilling machines include DEGEN, IXION, SIG and WOHLENBERG.

There are also many core drills for sale on the market, which work by removing a cylinder of material (the core) from a given item which is then left within the drill bit for later removal. When used on metal, core drills are generally called annular cutters.

What do I need to be aware of when buying metalworking drills?

Buying used drill machines for sale is generally an easy task. If maintained properly, a used drilling machine can be expected to provide many years of trouble-free operation.

Cooling and lubrication for the tool are significant factors when it comes to drilling metal and help by reducing tool wear and increasing drilling performance. This means that when buying metalworking drilling machines, close attention should be paid to the cooling unit/equipment.

Other criteria to look out for vary depending on the intended application, but numerical controls, for example, are highly useful if the drill is to be integrated into a production line.

So, you would like to buy a used drilling machine? Then Surplex, the used machinery portal for metal- and woodworking is the place to be. We regularly hold industrial auctions in which you have the chance to acquire high-quality second-hand drilling machines at attractive prices. Our range of machinery includes simple hand-held machines, conventional industrial drills, through to automated CNC drilling systems.