Delta-Rockwell Drill Press

Prepared by:

Zach Platsis


Dow 2079A


The following materials and equipment associated with this procedure present exposure or physical health hazards. Safety precautions are prudent and mandatory.


Prior to performing this procedure, the following safety equipment must be accessible and ready for use: (e.g. chemical fume hood, biological safety cabinet, laminar flow hood, chemical spill kits)

Protective Equipment:

Prior to performing this procedure, the following personal protective equipment must be obtained and ready for use: (e.g. acid resistant gloves, safety eyewear, lab coat, chemical splash apron)

Safety glasses, long pants and closed toed shoes must be worn at all times.

Waste Disposal:

This procedure will result in the follow regulated waste which must be disposed of in compliance with environmental regulations.


In the event that a hazardous material spills during this procedure, be prepared to execute the emergency procedure below.

Not Applicable


  1. Make sure your part is firmly clamped to the table.
  2. Using the Table Adjust mechanism bring the table to an appropriate height
  3. When drilling thru holes, make sure the drill bit will NOT make contact with the vice or the table. Try putting a piece of wood underneath your part.
  4. Don't force the the bit. Let the tool do the work.
  5. If drilling a large hole, use a smaller bit first to start the hole
  6. When finished SLOWLY raise the bit from the work piece. DO NOT let go of the spindle feed handle


Last Revision:

May 27, 2024