Drill 8161B Series

Product Code: RJHD8161

A range of high quality bench and pedestal pillar drills for varying levels of use in a D&T environment. 

The RJH WOODPECKER Drills have been designed to meet strict performance and safety criteria, and are ideal for use in schools and colleges. These machines are suitable for working on wood, acrylic or metal. The Woodpecker complies with the European Machinery Directive and with the BS 4163:2007 “Health and Safety for Design and Technology in schools and similar establishments” regulations. All RJH education machines carry a 24 month warranty and are supplied with an operating manual. 

This equipment has been included in the ATEQ range because it fulfils our selection criteria: 

  • be designed for educational use
  • be the safest version of its type
  • be as easy to use as possible
  • be tested in classrooms around the world
  • maximise opportunities for direct student use
  • maximise the process of learning through making
Price on Application


Standard Features

  • Aluminium drive pulleys 
  • Wide range of spindle speeds 
  • Motor power transmitted through two V-Belts 
  • Depth stop and scale indicator 
  • Fitted with keyless chuck for hand operation 
  • Precision chuck arbor 
  • Cast Iron control handle with soft grips 
  • Thick wall drill column 
  • Working table with 14mm T-Grooves and full 360 degree rotation 
  • Cast iron base with T-grooves 


Safety Features

  • Microswitch on belt guard 
  • No-volt overload push-button starter 
  • All pedestal drills fitted with floor foot stop 
  • Large adjustable telescopic chuck guards 
  • Emergency stop 
  • Ratchet table adjustment 
  • Lockable table 
  • Low noise level 


Optional Refinements

  • Heavy duty drill vice 
  • Keyswitch (not lockable) 
  • Keyed chuck and arbor (820 series only)* 
  • Foot operated floor switch – includes remote mushroom head kick stop (non-latching) and armoured cabling 
  • Switched downlight*  

* Please note that these items are factory fitted at the point of manufacture