|Drill Press Detail|
A typical manual drill press is shown in the figure below. Compared to other powered metal cutting tools, a drill press is fairly simple, but it has evolved into a versatile necessity for every machine shop.
The most adjustable part of the drill press is the vertical movement of the drill bit, since this is the motion that is used in production.
|Drill Press Work Area Detail|
A detail of the work area of the drill press is shown below.
Drilling can be accomplished more accurately on a lathe or mill, although drill presses are much cheaper and more accessible machines.