Axminster Trade Series ATDP16B Bench Pillar Drill
Axminster Trade Series ATDP16B Bench Pillar Drill
£465.89 (£388.24 Ex. VAT)

Axminster Trade Series ATDP16B Bench Pillar Drill

Code: 102553

  • Larger sized bench pillar drill for trade use, all cast iron construction
  • Smooth running 650W induction motor, 12 belt speeds 120-2,580rpm
  • Highly accurate quill with the spindle running in genuine NSK ball bearings
  • Convenient rack and pinion table height adjustment
  • Fitted with cast iron feed handle with soft rubber grips and a quality 3-16mm keyless chuck
  • Electrically interlocked chuck guard and LED work lamp included
  • Features include belt cover safety switch and separate emergency stop switch
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£465.89 (£388.24 Ex. VAT)

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Frequently Bought Together

  • Axminster Trade Series ATDP16B Bench Pillar Drill
  • Axminster Unigrip Vertical/Horizontal Drill Vice - 100mm
  • Axminster 16 Piece Forstner Bit Set
Total: £604.08

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Trade Classification & 3 Year Guarantee

This is the larger of our bench top Trade Series pillar drills. Very robustly built from cast iron and machined steel, it has a highly accurate quill and spindle assembly, running in NSK ball race bearings to ensure consistent drilling. Powered by a smooth running 650W induction motor, there are 12 belt speeds between 120-2,580rpm. The Japanese made belts are of the multi-vee type, chosen for maximum grip and the lowest level of vibration. The belt cover also has a safety switch to prevent the drill being run with the cover open. The down feed is via a one-piece cast iron handle with soft rubber grips and there is an accurate drilling depth control. A quality 3-16mm keyless chuck is fitted. The chuck guard is electrically interlocked for safety and is easily adjustable for height. The switch system has a separate locking emergency stop switch, plus there is a switch for the integrated LED work light. Table height is controlled via a rack and pinion system; the whole table assembly can be swivelled away to allow the base to be used as a work support. This trade rated drill offers a whole lot more but is still reasonably compact in size. If you are looking for a floor standing model of similar size, please refer to product code 102554. A great choice for any trade or school workshop looking for a top performing bench mounted pillar drill. Please note, morticing attachments are not suitable for this machine.

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Base Size 450 x 270mm
Chuck Cap\Type 3 - 16mm keyless
Chuck Travel 80mm
Diameter of Column 80mm
Drilling Capacity 20mm
Height 1,020mm
Max Chuck to Base 500mm
Max Chuck to Table 325mm
Model ATDP16B
Morse Taper 2MT
Nett Weight 82kg
Overall L x W x H 670 x 360 x 1,020mm
Power 650W Input, 380W S1 Output (230V 1ph)
Rating Trade
Speed Range (12) 120-2,580rpm
Spindle Taper 2MT
Table Size 310mm
Table Tilt 45° - 0° - 45°
Throat 178mm
Reviews (2)

Customer Reviews

Overall rating 5 out of 5 based on 2 reviews

Newest Customer Reviews



4 March 2017


Now fully assembled and bolted down to my steel topped Bott bench. Table square to drill axis is both planes after a little adjustment on the angle mechanism. TIR on chuck measured at less than 2 thou' with quill extended. Runs smoothly and quiet. Far better than others I have seen at a similar price. Axminster were great to deal with and even sent me a small pot of touch up paint FOC (just in case I get any chips or marks during use). Axminster have worked hard with the manufacturer to evolve this drill to this standard. Thank you.


25 February 2017

Just the Job

I have just bought this for my home workshop. It arrived on time in a stout carton on it's own small pallet. It was very well packaged and all parts were present. Bare machined parts were coated to prevent corrosion during shipment. I am assembling it and installing now and have been measuring and checking as I proceed. The main column is square to the base in both planes and substantial. I put a thin flat washers under the heads of each set screw which fastens the main column to the base to avoid the screw heads damaging the paint. More to follow....

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