Presentation on theme: "The drill press is the preferred tool for making holes in materials."— Presentation transcript:
The drill press is the preferred tool for making holes in materials.
There are many ways to drill holes in material You could use a manual hand drill.
There are many ways to drill holes in material You could use a electric plug-in or cordless hand drills.
The drill press can be used for a variety of applications. It may be used to drill through metals, woods, plastics, Metal Plastics Wood
You may use a variety of drill bits on the drill press.
Wear eye protection at all times. Do not operate the drill press until you have passed all safety requirements.
Always make sure that small stock is securely clamped in a drill press vise. Do not try to hold small pieces of stock by hand. Place the long end of the piece being drilled to the left side. This is so it will hit the post and not the operator, should the material slip and start rotating.
Always remove the chuck key immediately after installing a bit. Place key back in holder Never wear gloves when operating the drill press. They may get caught.
Do not wear your hair long, or wear long sleeves or dangling strings or jewelry. Tuck it in or tie it back! Back the bit out frequently on deep cuts, to clean and cool the bit.
Make certain the table and drill are properly adjusted to avoid drilling into the table. Do not talk to anyone while operating the machine.
One person machine- 99% of the time. Make all adjustments with the power off and the bit standing still.
Use care in reaching around the machine. Never remove chips with your fingers. Keep them away from the revolving tool.
Loose clothing must be secured and sleeves pulled up to bare forearms Long hair must be tied back or wear a hat.
Overview Used for drilling or boring holes
Always wear your safety glasses
Select a drill bit
Twist Bits Sizes range: 1/16 to 1/2
Spade Bits Sizes range: 1/4 to 1
Forstner Bits Sizes range: 1/4 to 2
Insert bit into chuck Tighten it by hand
Find the chuck key… …in the key chuck holder
Tighten with chuck key Remember: Righty Tighty
Set depth stop… …to desired height
Never leave the… …key chuck in the chuck
Put the chuck key… …in the chuck key holder
Use the handle… …lower and raise the bit
Hold your stock… …tightly as you drill
If not, your stock may… …spin violently around
Hold the feed handle… …and turn the machine off
Small pieces should… …be clamped to the table
Keeps hands at least… …Circle of Danger 22
Keep hair, loose clothes …away from the bit
Press the stop button… …to stop the drill press
…answer these questions 1. Is this piece too small to hold? 2. What size hole am I drilling? 3. Should I use a clamp or vise?
1. What is is the margin of safety on the drill press? 2 inches- Circle of Danger 2. What things should be kept away from the revolving drill bit? Long hair, shirtsleeves, baggy jackets, jewelry and hands
3. What should you do if your stock starts to spin in the drill press? While holding the feed handle down, turn the machine off 4. Where should the chuck key be when starting the drill press? In its holder