Ultra lightweight low profile mag drill
- Published: March 10, 2017
Hougen has developed a new lighweight ultra low profile mag drill, HMD130, that is small enough to drill in places where even handhled electric drills can't go, yet has the power to cut holes up to 35 mm (1 3/8 in.) diameter to 25.4 mm (1 in.) thick.
Featuring Hougen's bayonet-style twist and lock cutter mounting system and a height of just 6-11/16 in., the HMD130 Portable Magnetic Drill was designed for fast, efficient holemaking in confined spaces yet powerful enough for general steel fabrication.
A powerful Hougen motor, heavy duty, high torque gearing along with the use of Hougen's RotaLoc Plus annular cutters combine to allow for a broad range of applications including general fabrication, truck frame modification, plant maintenance and on-site assembly and installation projects.
The HMD130 weighs just 11 kg (23.8 lb) and has an electric rating of 115V, 50/60 Hz and 9-Amps. The motor operates from any standard 115/120 volt power source and develops 450 no-load rpm's. The gearing ratio complements the motor's power for reliable RPMs and uniform SFM, allowing high feed rates even through long cuts, large diameter holes and tough materials.
The magnetic base has a powerful 500 kg (1,200 lb) dead lift rating on 9.5 mm (3/8 in.) plate and 982 kg (2165 lb) on 25.4 mm (1 in.) plate. Drill point breakaway limits are 226 kg 9.5 mm (500 lb 3/8 in.) plate and 33 kg 25.4 mm (735 lb 1 in. plate). The unit is equipped with a removable feed handle for ratcheting the feed in extremely close quarters.
For safety the HMD130 incorporates Hougen’s exclusive features to insure a safe work environment—including a no-adjustment safety switch, which shuts down the drill motor if lift of the magnetic base is detected...plus an LED indicator that monitors this sensor and alerts if the switch is not engaged. A two stage power on switch prevents drill rotation unless the magnet has first been engaged, and, in the case of a power interruption, safety circuitry will keep the drill motor off after power is restored until the start button is manually depressed.
The HMD130 has a rigid quill feed arbor, which prevents tool vibration, eliminates gibs, slide/way adjustments and maintenance while providing a constant low profile. Each drill unit is complete with a sturdy plastic carrying case and carrying handle. The HMD130 is made in USA.