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Drilling machines, whether CNC or conventional ones, can be found in every metal workshop. Drilling is therefore one of the most important machining techniques and a drilling machine is an essential tool. Boreholes can be drilled both with hand drills and different machine tools. Apart from drilling machines, lathes and milling machines are also worth considering, while jig boring machines are usually used when it comes to high precision drilling. At Surplex you will find a wide selection of used pillar, column, radial and deep hole drilling machines - high quality at fair prices!

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ASTEC CDH 2 M EDM Drilling machine Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 870 x 1840 x 680 mm
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Weight approx.: 900 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Portsmouth, loaded on truck
Portsmouth United Kingdom, PO3 5BU Portsmouth
05/12/2019 11:43
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 2000 x 1500 x 2000 mm
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Weight approx.: 2000 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Aston, Birmingham, free on truck
Aston, Birmingham United Kingdom, B6 7RT Aston, Birmingham
06/12/2019 10:46
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HERBERT Gang Drilling Machine
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HERBERT Gang Drilling Machine Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 1100 x 1300 x 2700 mm
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Weight approx.: 1000 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Kirkcaldy, loaded on truck
Kirkcaldy United Kingdom, KY1 3LX Kirkcaldy
22/11/2019 13:33
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ELECTRISKA Column Drilling Machine
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ELECTRISKA Column Drilling Machine Pillar or Column Drills
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 1000 x 700 x 2000 mm
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Weight approx.: 300 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Kirkcaldy, loaded on truck
Kirkcaldy United Kingdom, KY1 3LX Kirkcaldy
22/11/2019 14:33
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MEDDINGS Gang Drilling Machine
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MEDDINGS Gang Drilling Machine Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 750 x 550 x 1750 mm
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Weight approx.: 300 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Kirkcaldy, loaded on truck
Kirkcaldy United Kingdom, KY1 3LX Kirkcaldy
22/11/2019 13:40
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SIP F 32-12 Column Drilling Machine
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SIP F 32-12 Column Drilling Machine Pillar or Column Drills
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 500 x 850 x 1750 mm
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Weight approx.: 200 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Kirkcaldy, loaded on truck
Kirkcaldy United Kingdom, KY1 3LX Kirkcaldy
22/11/2019 13:38
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WADKIN LQ 835 Box Column Drill
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WADKIN LQ 835 Box Column Drill Pillar or Column Drills
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 2600 x 1700 x 2000 mm
Year of manufacture: Please request information
Weight approx.: 800 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Kirkcaldy, loaded on truck
Kirkcaldy United Kingdom, KY1 3LX Kirkcaldy
22/11/2019 10:08
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KOBE DPB 500 Bench Drill Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 750 x 1820 x 570 mm
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Weight approx.: 50 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Portsmouth, loaded on truck
Portsmouth United Kingdom, PO3 5BU Portsmouth
05/12/2019 11:58
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AXMINSTER WD 16 B Column Drilling Machine
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AXMINSTER WD 16 B Column Drilling Machine Pillar or Column Drills
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 900 x 600 x 700 mm
Year of manufacture: 2006
Weight approx.: 30 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Kirkcaldy, loaded on truck
Kirkcaldy United Kingdom, KY1 3LX Kirkcaldy
22/11/2019 13:25
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SCHIESS Intermill HL 200 CNC boring machine Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 10000 x 8000 x 6000 mm
Year of manufacture: 1987
Weight approx.: 100000 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Etten-Leur, loaded on truck
Etten-Leur Netherlands, 4873 LA Etten-Leur
06/12/2019 10:28
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KALTENBACH Profile Drilling and Cutting Line
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 5370 x 1670 x 3750 mm
Year of manufacture: 2015
Weight approx.: 25000 kg
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Delivery terms: EXW Lidzbark Warmiński, ex foundation, unpackaged
Lidzbark Warmi… Poland, 11-100 Lidzbark Warmiński
 
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JMTCL Z3080 x 25 Radial drilling machine Radial Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 3700 x 1500 x 3500 mm
Year of manufacture: 2007
Weight approx.: 20000 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Etten-Leur, loaded on truck
Etten-Leur Netherlands, 4873 LA Etten-Leur
06/12/2019 10:32
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 9000 x 6000 x 3500 mm
Year of manufacture: 1986
Weight approx.: 35000 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Etten-Leur, loaded on truck
Etten-Leur Netherlands, 4873 LA Etten-Leur
06/12/2019 10:30
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TBT MO 1-4-320 Deep Hole Drilling Machine Deep Hole Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 13000 x 2300 x 2200 mm
Year of manufacture: Please request information
Weight approx.: 5000 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Manresa, loaded on truck
Manresa Spain, 08240 Manresa
21/01/2020 11:37
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TBT TBM 40-2-500 Deep hole drilling machine Deep Hole Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 4500 x 2500 x 2100 mm
Year of manufacture: 2005
Weight approx.: 8000 kg
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Delivery terms: EXW Elgoibar, ex foundation, unpackaged
Elgoibar Spain, 20870 Elgoibar
10/12/2019 11:18
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TBT TBM 50-1500 Deep hole drilling machine Deep Hole Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 5000 x 3000 x 2100 mm
Year of manufacture: 2004
Weight approx.: 7000 kg
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Delivery terms: EXW Elgoibar, ex foundation, unpackaged
Elgoibar Spain, 20870 Elgoibar
10/12/2019 11:05
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AYCE 90 Boring Machine Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 5000 x 2900 x 2800 mm
Year of manufacture: Please request information
Weight approx.: 9000 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Elche - Alicante, loaded on truck
Elche - Alicante Spain, 03203 Elche - Alicante
22/01/2020 11:07
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 2500 x 1800 x 2700 mm
Year of manufacture: 1995
Weight approx.: 3000 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Montesilvano, loaded on truck
Montesilvano Italy, 65015 Montesilvano
16/01/2020 10:09
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 1200 x 800 x 1700 mm
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Weight approx.: 400 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Zona Industriale di Calcinato, loaded on truck
Zona Industria… Italy, 25011 Zona Industriale di Calcinato
13/12/2019 11:35
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 1200 x 800 x 1700 mm
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Weight approx.: 400 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Zona Industriale di Calcinato, loaded on truck
Zona Industria… Italy, 25011 Zona Industriale di Calcinato
12/12/2019 10:43
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ADOLFI TP50C Drilling and Milling Machine Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 1200 x 800 x 1700 mm
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Weight approx.: 400 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA, loaded on truck
region Brescia Italy, region Brescia
29/11/2019 10:07
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ERLO MTCA-45MA Column Drill Pillar or Column Drills
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 1200 x 1000 x 2900 mm
Year of manufacture: 2002
Weight approx.: 1150 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Humanes de Madrid (Madrid), loaded on truck
Humanes de Mad… Spain, 28970 Humanes de Madrid (Madrid)
10/12/2019 11:00
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OERLIKON R 3 Radial drilling machine Radial Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 2600 x 2200 x 3400 mm
Year of manufacture: 1961
Weight approx.: 4800 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Alfajarin, loaded on truck
Alfajarin Spain, 50172 Alfajarin
04/12/2019 12:36
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JUARISTI MDR-80 Boring machine Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 4900 x 2300 x 2700 mm
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Weight approx.: 9000 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Elche - Alicante, loaded on truck
Elche - Alicante Spain, 03203 Elche - Alicante
22/01/2020 11:12
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SIG BEM-82/025 Deep-Hole Drilling Machine Deep Hole Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 1900 x 1050 x 1600 mm
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Weight approx.: 2000 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Manresa, loaded on truck
Manresa Spain, 08240 Manresa
21/01/2020 11:25
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SIG B-163 Deep hole drilling machine Deep Hole Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 5000 x 2500 x 2100 mm
Year of manufacture: 2007
Weight approx.: 4500 kg
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Delivery terms: EXW Elgoibar, ex foundation, unpackaged
Elgoibar Spain, 20870 Elgoibar
10/12/2019 12:08
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SOLID B-50 P Box Column Drill Pillar or Column Drills
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 1100 x 700 x 2850 mm
Year of manufacture: Please request information
Weight approx.: 1300 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Simmozheim, loaded on truck
Simmozheim Germany, 75397 Simmozheim
02/12/2019 11:00
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MAS VRM-50-A Radial Drilling Machine Radial Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 1400 x 3600 x 3000 mm
Year of manufacture: 1972
Weight approx.: 6300 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Manresa, loaded on truck
Manresa Spain, 08240 Manresa
21/01/2020 11:24
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WEBO B 20 + G 12 Gang Drilling Machine Pillar or Column Drills
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 2240 x 1000 x 1950 mm
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Weight approx.: 3000 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Boxberg, loaded on truck
Boxberg Germany, 97944 Boxberg
02/12/2019 10:42
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BERGONZI TR40 Radial Drilling Machine Radial Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 1900 x 1000 x 2800 mm
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Weight approx.: 2000 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Montesilvano, loaded on truck
Montesilvano Italy, 65015 Montesilvano
16/01/2020 10:04
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 1400 x 1600 x 2100 mm
Year of manufacture: 1996
Weight approx.: 600 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Rovato (BS), loaded on truck
Rovato (BS) Italy, 25038 Rovato (BS)
02/12/2019 14:00
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 1400 x 1400 x 2000 mm
Year of manufacture: 1995
Weight approx.: 780 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Montesilvano, loaded on truck
Montesilvano Italy, 65015 Montesilvano
16/01/2020 10:10
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SIEG ZW5050 Column drill Pillar or Column Drills
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 1100 x 800 x 2100 mm
Year of manufacture: Please request information
Weight approx.: 480 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Alfajarin, loaded on truck
Alfajarin Spain, 50172 Alfajarin
04/12/2019 12:27
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MECOF 35 C Radial drilling machine Radial Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 2230x800x2250 mm
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Weight approx.: 2050 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA, loaded on truck
region Val-d'Oise France, region Val-d'Oise
26/11/2019 11:40
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 1770 x 1640 x 2300 mm
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Weight approx.: 2300 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Weilheim Teck, free on truck
Weilheim Teck Germany, 73235 Weilheim Teck
28/11/2019 10:23
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WEBO GRADUA Column Drill Pillar or Column Drills
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 1300 x 800 x 2450 mm
Year of manufacture: Please request information
Weight approx.: 2000 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Ebenweiler, loaded on truck
Ebenweiler Germany, 88370 Ebenweiler
05/12/2019 13:56
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ALZMETALL AB 4 SJ Column Drill Pillar or Column Drills
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 1200 x 800 x 2100 mm
Year of manufacture: 1967
Weight approx.: 700 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Asperg, free on truck
Asperg Germany, 71679 Asperg
02/12/2019 10:17
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AWM Transfer Machine Other Drills
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 1000 x 840 x 1500 mm
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Weight approx.: 200 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA La Chaux-de-Fonds, loaded on truck
La Chaux-de-Fonds Switzerland, 2300 La Chaux-de-Fonds
09/12/2019 09:42
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ERLO TC-25 Column Drill Machine Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 1200 x 800 x 2200 mm
Year of manufacture: Please request information
Weight approx.: 400 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Terrassa, loaded on truck
Terrassa Spain, 08228 Terrassa
10/12/2019 11:57
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DONAU DR 23 Pillar or Column Drill Pillar or Column Drills
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 1250 x 1800 x 2100 mm
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Weight approx.: 1500 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Renningen, free on truck
Renningen Germany, 71272 Renningen
27/11/2019 11:23
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AMT TBM-150 Tandem Masonry Drill Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 1800 x 900 x 1500 mm
Year of manufacture: 2015
Weight approx.: 500 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Ebenweiler, loaded on truck
Ebenweiler Germany, 88370 Ebenweiler
05/12/2019 13:52
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CASER Radial Drilling Machine Radial Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 1500 x 800 x 2400 mm
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Weight approx.: 1200 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Montesilvano, loaded on truck
Montesilvano Italy, 65015 Montesilvano
16/01/2020 10:45
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SORALUCE TRO-1250 Radial Drilling Machine Radial Drilling Machines
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 2000 x 1000 x 2200 mm
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Weight approx.: 3000 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Härkingen, loaded on truck
Härkingen Switzerland, 4624 Härkingen
25/11/2019 11:01
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IMVE 110 Bench and Pillar Drilling Machine Pillar or Column Drills
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 700 x 1300 x 1600 mm
Year of manufacture: Please request information
Weight approx.: 500 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Montesilvano, loaded on truck
Montesilvano Italy, 65015 Montesilvano
16/01/2020 10:50
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IMVE 110 Bench and Pillar Drilling Machine Pillar or Column Drills
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 400 x 750 x 800 mm
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Weight approx.: 60 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Montesilvano, loaded on truck
Montesilvano Italy, 65015 Montesilvano
16/01/2020 10:47
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BIMAK EB13 Column Drill Pillar or Column Drills
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 450 x 650 x 950 mm
Year of manufacture: Please request information
Weight approx.: 80 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Montesilvano, loaded on truck
Montesilvano Italy, 65015 Montesilvano
16/01/2020 10:02
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BIMAK Bench and Pillar Drilling Machine Pillar or Column Drills
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 400 x 750 x 1000 mm
Year of manufacture: Please request information
Weight approx.: 100 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Montesilvano, loaded on truck
Montesilvano Italy, 65015 Montesilvano
16/01/2020 10:00
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ERLO TC-32 Column drill Pillar or Column Drills
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Dimensions (l x w x h) approx.: 1100 x 550 x 2250 mm
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Weight approx.: 450 kg
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Delivery terms: FCA Torelló, loaded on truck
Torelló Spain, 08570 Torelló
26/11/2019 12:06
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Industrial drills for the metalworking field

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  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.

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