Axminster Trade Series ATDP16B Bench Pillar Drill
Axminster Trade Series ATDP16B Bench Pillar Drill
£464.95 (£387.46 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
  • Spindle running in genuine NSK ball bearings
  • Quill assembly is a good fit into the headstock
  • Convenient rack and pinion table height adjustment
  • Fitted with cast iron feed handle with soft rubber grips and a quality 1-16mm 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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£464.95 (£387.46 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
  • Axminster Large Drum Sander 75 x 150mm
Total: £632.40

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Trade Classification & 3 Year Guarantee

This is the larger of our bench top Trade Series pillar drills. Robustly made from cast iron and machined steel giving high strength and stability. It has a highly accurate chuck spindle assembly, running in NSK ball race bearings. The quill housing is a good fit within the headstock casting, giving 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 1-16mm 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 mm x 270 mm
Chuck Capacity 1 mm to 16 mm
Chuck Travel 80 mm
Chuck Type keyless
Diameter of Column 80 mm
Max Chuck to Base 500 mm
Max Chuck to Table 325 mm
Model ATDP16B
Morse Taper 2 MT
Nett Weight 82 kg
Overall L x W x H 670 mm x 360 mm x 1,020 mm
Power 650 W Input, 380 W S1 Output
Rating Trade
Speed Range (12) 120 to 2,580 rpm
Spindle Taper 2 MT
Table Size 310 mm
Table Tilt 45° - 0° - 45°
Throat Depth 178 mm
Voltage 230 V
Reviews (3)

Customer Reviews

Overall rating 5 out of 5 based on 3 reviews

Newest Customer Reviews



9 August 2017

Nice Drill but Spec out of Date

I received my drill which arrived within 2 days of ordering the manual is excellent. Managed to chip the pain finish with the bolts that hold the column to the base (quite a large piece came away - going to see If Axminister can provide me with a pot of touch up), A simple modification would be to provide washer.

if space or weight is an issue check before you buy - the website says item weighs 82kgs but the machine itself says 75kgs, I also found some of the measurements were incorrect.

The chuck also seems to have been upgraded the one supplied say for drills 1-16mm and not 3-16mm as listed on the website.

Still setting it up further updates to follow.


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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