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Pneumatic Self-Feed Drill Spindle Drives

The pneumatic or air motor self-feed drill drive has these advantages:

  • Service supply is simple piping
  • Easy installation, usually by plant personnel
  • Problems are easily diagnosed
  • Compact package size

The pneumatic motor self-feed drill drive has some potential problems.  They are:

  • Large volumes of compressed air may be required

  • Upgrades to the existing pneumatic system may be necessary

  • Unmuffled exhaust is very loud

  • Subject to pressure supply variations

  • System pressure drop should be kept to a minimum

  • Require regular maintenance

Our Engineering Department is very knowledgeable.  We offer free assistance in determining if your system is suitable for a pneumatic drive.

Typical Air Motor self-feed drill drive Arrangements

direct drive pneumatic drill

Direct Drive Self-Feed Air Motor to Drill Unit
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Self-Feed Air Motor with Belt Drive to Drill Unit