US Patent No. 9,174,283

MAGNETIC DRILL PRESS


Patent No. 9,174,283
Issue Date November 03, 2015
Title Magnetic Drill Press
Inventorship Terry L. Timmons, Milwaukee, WI (US)
Andrew M. Plowman, Wauwatosa, WI (US)
James Wekwert, Milwaukee, WI (US)
Assignee Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation, Brookfield, WI (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 9,174,283

1. A magnetic drill press comprising:
a main housing;
a base coupled to the main housing for selectively magnetically latching to a ferromagnetic workpiece;
a drill unit supported by the main housing for relative movement therewith in a direction of a rotational axis of the drill
unit;

a spindle assembly operable to selectively position the drill unit relative to the main housing, wherein the spindle assembly
includes

a first spindle proximate a first side of the main housing;
a second spindle proximate a second side of the main housing, the second spindle having a cylindrical portion; and
a pinion supported upon the cylindrical portion and wherein the first and second spindles are rotatable relative to the pinion;
and

a handle assembly, removably coupled to the spindle assembly without the use of tools, for driving the spindle assembly.