Suhner's EconoMaster Drilling Units Cut Various Light Materials
Suhner’s EconoMaster line of drilling units is designed for multiple materials such as light metal, wood, composite, plastic and foam.
Suhner’s EconoMaster drilling units are suitable for multiple materials, including light metal, wood, composite, plastic and foam. The drilling unit features low power and air consumption, an adjustable motor housing, adjustable total stroke ranging to 4", a hydraulic feed control cylinder, a J33 taper spindle end, 0" to ½" drill chucks, electric front and rear position limit switches, a belt tensioner, and a chrome-plated quill.
Other features include adjustable feed stroke of ½" to 3"; 400-lb. thrust at 85 psi; operating pressures to 110 psi; TEFC/IP56 protection; standard 230V/460V power; concentricity of 0.002" TIR; speeds ranging to 9,600 RPM; and an air connection retract/advance of ¼" to 27 NPT.
EconoMaster drilling units can be supplied with an adjustable stand, inline vertical configuration and a range of spindle and toolholder options.
Liquid coolant offers advantages unrelated to temperature. Forced air is the fluid of choice in this shop...but even so, conventional coolant can't be eliminated entirely.
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