Meddings Compact (Bench)

Pillar Drill

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  • Features

    • Made in the UK
    • Compact and robust
    • Suitable for light users
    • Bench mounted
    • Accurate and easy to use
    • Chuck guard
    • Includes 1 - 13 mm chuck and arbor
  • Description

    Meddings latest machine development is still produced here in their own factory. This machine combines all our previous experience and knowledge in building drilling machines, but at a reduced cost base. It is lighter than previous models yet still robust and rigid. Not intended as a full time production machine, it still offers performance and accuracy to the highest order for the lighter user.

  • Specification

    • Spindle travel 100 mm
    • Throat depth 194 mm
    • Column diameter 70 mm
    • Base overall dimensions 235 x 295 mm
    • Maximum distance chuck to table 294 mm
    • Spindle speeds 500/ 900/ 1400/ 2300/ 4000 rpm
    • Drive Belt, stepped pulleys
    • Spinlde Fitted chuck
    • Nett weight 46 kg
    • Overall dimensions 627 x 372 x 815 mm
    • Motor 0.25 kW
    • Power Single phase
  • Literature

  • Disclaimer

    Our suppliers have a policy of continuous product development and improvement, specifications are therefore subject to change without notice. We can accept no liability for discrepancies in specifications or illustrations contained in our publications or the publications of our suppliers.

Tooling & Spare Parts

Tooling and consumables as well as new and legacy spare part supply are available from our Support Services department.

Operator Training

We provide a range of training services from basic familiarisation to full certification covering both new and existing machinery.

Installation & Commissioning

Our factory trained installation engineers are available to setup your machinery ready for use.


It is recommended that high quality equipment of this type be delivered using own specialist HI Ab service.


We are a PIABC quality assured centre providing certificated woodworking machinery training courses for operators and supervisors covering all types of woodworking machinery, hand held power tools and abrasive wheels.

Established for over 115 years

Servicing, support & spares

New, serviced and rebuilt machines

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