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Low/High Variable Speeds 150-2000rpm; Variable Speeds 200-1300rpm; Variable Speeds 300-2000rpm. 2011 is Clausing's 100 year anniversary; to celebrate our first 100 years and the return of drill press production to America, Clausing will manufacture the 100th Anniversary Commemorative Drill Press throughout 2011


Clausing Variable Speed 20" Drill Presses
Capacity, hand feed

1.25" (31.75mm) dia

Production rated, with optional power feed, 1-1/2 Hp motor

1.125" (28.6mm) in cast iron, .875" (22.2mm) in mild steel

Drill to center of circle

20" (508mm) dia.

Spindle nose

No. 3MT, 1.74" (44.2mm) OD

Spindle travel

6.5" (165mm)


ground steel, 4" (102mm) dia., 0.5" (12.7mm) thick wall

Quill (ground steel)

2.5" (63.5mm) dia.

Quill return spring, capacity

40 lbs (18kg)

Table, Drill Press A (Floor Drill) 
  Working surface

22" x 19.5" (559 x 495mm)

  Table slots

two, 15.5" (394mm) long, for .5" (12.7mm) T-bolt

  Table travel, one setting

20" (508mm)

  Spindle to table, maximum

33.125" (841mm)

Base, Drill Press A (Floor Drill) 
  Working surface, ground

15.5" x 13" (394 x 330mm)

  Base T-slots

two, 13" (330mm) long, for .5" (12.7mm) T-bolt

  Spindle to Base, maximum

43.375" (1102mm)

Drill Press B (Low/High Head & Col.) 
  Column bracket to center of spindle

9.25" (235mm)

  Column to center of spindle

10" (254mm)

  Spindle to table, max. distance

25.437" (646mm)

  Column length

43" (1092mm)

  Min. center to center distance

20" (508mm)

Motor ... NEMA Frame Sizes

182 and 184

Shipping weights (approximate, with motors) and overall dimensions
  Drill Press A

630 lbs. (286kg); 22" (559mm) w x 36" (914mm) d x 
69" (1753mm) h

  Drill Press B

390 lbs. (177kg); 20" (508mm)w x 3.25" (870mm) d x 51.625" (1311mm) h

FURNISHED: No. 3 MT spindle; elevating mechanism; switch; belt guard; spindle guard. Motors and switches are installed and wired, ready to connect to power. Single phase motors have 8' three-wire cord and plug.
(Specifications subject to change without notification)

Clausing Variable Speed 20" Drill Press

SKU: 126351351935
  • Standard Features…

    • 150 to 2000 rpm... speeds to drill large holes, small holes to spot face, counterbore and ream.
    • A flip of the switch changes from low range to high range, perfect for production applications with quick change tooling.
    • Greater capacity, too, with Clausing LOW/HIGH, production rated 1-1/8" in cast iron, 7/8" in steel with optional power feed.
    • Heavy-duty precision head... all bearing surfaces are precision bored simultaneously for exact alignment. Eight ball bearings support the drive and spindle, lower spindle bearing has a double row to absorb both radial and thrust loads.
    • 3 MT spindle... with 6-1/2" travel, 2-1/2" diameter quill and micrometer depth stop.
    • 4" column with 1/2" thick wall for great rigidity, accuracy.
    • Precision ground 22" x 19" oil trough table, handles large parts and fixtures.
    • Three V-belts and a cog belt transmit positive power to the spindle.
    • Variable and spindle pulleys are cast iron, fully machined and balanced.
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