The economical drilling unit is well suited for multiple materials, such as light metal, wood, composite, plastic, and foam.
These units are entirely produced at the Suhner factory in Rome, GA, so response times for delivery and customized construction are minimal, according to Lee Coleman, division manager for Suhner Industrial Products Corp. (Rome, GA). “We recognized the need to bring our global technology to a local level, here in America, and the ECONOmaster® is a key step in that process,” Coleman says. Suhner is based in Brugg, Switzerland, with plants and distribution centers worldwide.
The ECONOmaster drilling unit features low power and air consumption, adjustable motor housing, adjustable total stroke up to 4″, hydraulic feed control cylinder, J33 taper spindle end, 0-½” drill chuck, electric front and rear position limit switches, belt tensioner, and chrome-plated quill. The basic unit weighs 45 lbs.
Other key features include adjustable feed stroke of ½-3″, 400 lb. thrust at 85 psi, operating pressures to 110 psi, TEFC/IP56 protection, standard 230V/460V, concentricity of 0.002″ TIR, speed ranges 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 multiple spindle heads for medium-duty production drilling, with many other spindle options and toolholders available.
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