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Grainger Item #: 1KEN4
Bench Drill Press, Drive Type Belt, Swing 12 In., Voltage 120, Motor HP 1/3, Chuck Size 1/2 In., Number of Speeds 12, Capacity Steel 1/2 In., Capacity Cast Iron 1/2 In., Spindle Taper 33JT, Spindle Travel 2-3/8 In., Base Size 8-1/4 In. x 14-3/8 In., Overall Width 11-1/4 In., Overall Depth 21-1/2 In., Overall Height 37-5/16 In., Table Work Surface 8-5/8 In. x 10-5/16 In., Max. Spindle To Base 22-3/8 In., Quill Dia. 1-9/16 In., Amps AC 6, Hz 60, Phase 1, Includes Laser, Hex Wrenches, AAA Batteries
 
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1 out of 5
1 out of 5
No, I do not recommend this product.
PostedJanuary 12, 2014
Purchased this for the shop about 2 months ago: CONS: 1. When first assembled it would not crank the bed up or down due to binding in the rack and pinion. Had to custom fab a special shaped washer to correct, poor engineering. 2. The rack doesn't have enough teeth on it to allow the bed to be raised up to a useable height. You will have to place a stack of boards under the work piece if using a small (short) drill bit, and thats WITH work clamped in a machine vise which raises work piece 3 inches. Poor engineering.
3. laser alignment is course, not calibrated fine enough for working metal. It would be OK for drilling a hole in a board. It's a bell and whistle to distract you from the poor engineering. 4. Knobs on the 3 spindle levers come apart in your hand and get you sticky with some kind of glue that never has set up. Cheap parts. PROS: The cord is long enough.
Product Featuresvery poorly engineered., uses very cheap chineese parts
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Grainger Item #: 4UY10
Direct Drive Blower Motor, Shaded Pole Motor Type, Open Air-Over Enclosure, 1/5 HP, 1050 Nameplate RPM, Voltage 115, 6.8/5.3/4.2 Full Load Amps, 60 Hz, 1 Phase, 42Y Frame, Service Factor 1.0, Max. Ambient Temp. 40 Degrees C, Insulation Class A, Duty Continuous Air Over, Number of Speeds 3, Mounting Ring, Shaft Orientation All Angle, Bearings Sleeve, Thermal Protection Auto, Rotation CCWLE, Body Dia. 5 In., Length Less Shaft 5-15/16 In., Shaft Dia. 1/2 In., Shaft Length 5 In., Shaft Type Flat
 
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4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Yes, I recommend this product.
PostedJanuary 6, 2014
I have only received this motor, not yet ran it. The initial quality appears good, meets all specs as written. This is actually a 3 speed motor though it doesn't mention that in the write up, thus the 3 different amp ratings.
Product FeaturesGreat value for money
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Grainger Item #: 4K107
General Purpose Motor, Capacitor-Start, Open Dripproof, 2 HP, Nameplate RPM 1740, 56H Frame, Voltage 115/208-230, 60 Hz, 1 Phase, 21.0/11.3-10.5 Full Load Amps, Number of Speeds 1, Mounting Base, Thermal Protection Auto, Insulation Class B, 1.15 Service Factor, Frame Material Steel, Max. Ambient Temp. 40 Degrees C, CW/CCW Rotation, Overall Length 13-1/2 In., Shaft Type Keyed
 
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1 out of 5
1 out of 5
No, I do not recommend this product.
PostedOctober 23, 2013
This motor purchase was to replace the identical motor purchased from Grainger 9 months prior. Not a good lifespan so far. Much too expensive to be replacing in less than a year.
Product Featuresit's a dayton known for low quality.
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What are the uses of a Hammer drill ?

Almost always, a hammer drill is used for boring a hole in concrete. This is accomlished in conjunction with a carbide- tipped drilll bit. Carbide being VERY hard,will pulverize the cement and rock in the concrete when the Hammer stroke of the drill drives the bit against it. The rotating of the bit is used to draw the fragmented concrete out of the hole. SOME hammer drills can turn off the rotating of the drill bit, at which time you could place a chisel bit in the drill and have a power chisel. Most hammer drills can be set to: 1. rotate only,. 2. rotate and hammer at the same time. 3. Rarely, a hammer drill will have a hammer only setting.
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Grainger Item #: 4K107
General Purpose Motor, Capacitor-Start, Open Dripproof, 2 HP, Nameplate RPM 1740, 56H Frame, Voltage 115/208-230, 60 Hz, 1 Phase, 21.0/11.3-10.5 Full Load Amps, Number of Speeds 1, Mounting Base, Thermal Protection Auto, Insulation Class B, 1.15 Service Factor, Frame Material Steel, Max. Ambient Temp. 40 Degrees C, CW/CCW Rotation, Overall Length 13-1/2 In., Shaft Type Keyed
 

Can this motor operate at 208VAC.?

Yes, can be configured easily to run at 208. Directions are on the motor.
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