Updated: 02/25/01

1936 Atlas No. 62 Drill Press

Atlas Drill Press

This is my 1936 No. 62 Atlas drill press. I bought it at an auction for $25. It was in sad cosmetic shape but the spindle, bearings, and motor were good. I did a complete rebuild and restoration including new paint. The base and motor are not original. The base is marked Buffalo Forge and the motor is a General Electric. I could use some new stock pulleys since the current pulleys are worn on a couple of the speeds. I might just modify some off the shelf pulleys if I can't find the correct items.

    Atlas Drill Press Specifications

Origin Kalamazoo, Michigan, U.S.A.
Date of Manufacture 1936
Model No. 62
Capacity 1/2"
Chuck to Base 17"
Drills to Center of Circle 15"
Speed Range 600-5200rpm
Motor General Electric, 1/3hp, 1725rpm, 115vac, 60hz, 1 phase

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