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HMD918 Magnetic Drill

Drill holes up to 6" deep, multiple stacked plates or extend your hole reach capability.

• 2-3/8" x 6" capacity
• Two Speed gear box - 250 & 450 RPM
• Pilot light
• Two stage magnet - 30% increase in power when
  motor is turned on
• Pressurized coolant system
• Many accessories are available for a
  portable machine shop including: drill
  chucks, tapping, countersink, and more...
• Feed handles quickly change from side to side
• Lift detector safety system
• Rear mounted controls
• Two year warranty

HMD918 drilled through 13 Stacked Plates
just under 6" DOC
HMD918 drilled through 13 stacked plates

Drill holes up to 6" deep with the HMD918 Magnetic Drill

The HMD918 mag drill is made in the USA

Now includes additional arbor for postive slug ejection for annular cutters up to 3" deep.


Electrical System 115V, 50/60 Hz - 13.5A, 1553W

Motor 12.5A (115V), 250/450 RPM

Diameter 7/16" - 2-3/8" (up to 3" DOC)
13/16"- 1-1/4" (21mm - 32mm)  "12,000-Series"
13/16" - 2" (21mm - 50mm) Copperhead

Depth 6" (152mm) max.

Stroke 6.80" (172.7mm)
Cutter/Mount "12,000-Series" & Copperhead™ cutters, 3/4" shank

Dimensions 26-5/16/16" H x 7-1/2" W x 12-13/16" L
(668mm H x 191mm W x 325mm L)

Magnet Base 3-1/2" W x 7-3/4" L (89mm W x 197mm L)
1" Plate (25mm) Dead Lift
2385 lb. (1082 kg)
Drillpoint Breakaway
1195 lb. (542 kg)
3/8" Plate (9.5mm) 1635 lb. (742 kg) 765 lb. (347 kg)

Weight 44.2 lb. (20.1 kg) • Shipping 68 lb (30.8 kg)

Shipping Dimensions 20 x 9.25 x 28.25" (50.8 x 23.5 x 71.8 cm)

Models & Part No.
Click on Part No for Op Manual

Part No. Description Voltage
Coolant Bottle
0918102 HMD918

* Drill includes: pint of coolant, safety chain, & hex wrenches.

Pressurized Coolant System

The HMD918 includes a pressurized coolant sytem for better coolant flow and tool life in deep hole drilling
Pressurized coolant system allows for extended drilling times and better coolant flow to the cutting teeth deep in the hole. Included with the HMD918.

Drill Chucks

Drill Chucks for Hougen Mag Drills
Easily use twist drills with an HMD918. Drill chucks are quickly installed in place of the arbor. Spindle adapters are required to use a drill chuck.
Part No.
1/2" Hougen Chuck with key
5/8" Hougen Chuck with key
Replacement key for 1/2" chucks
Replacement key for 5/8" chucks
Spindle Adapter for HMD918


Twist Drill Adapter

Hougen Twist Drill Adapter kit for making small holes using a magnetic drill -shown in the arbor
Easily installs in a Hougen Magnetic Drill* without removing drill arbor and coolant system. Adapter accepts a modified 118° twist drill with a 1/4" flatted shank that secures in adapter with a set screw.
A convenient kit is available containing all items listed below.

Part No.
Twist Drill Adapter with Set Screw
Set Screw for Adapter
1/2" dia. Twist Drill
7/16" dia. Twist Drill
3/8" dia. Twist Drill
5/16" dia. Twist Drill
1/4" dia. Twist Drill
Twist Drill Adapter Kit

#2 Morse Taper Adapter

#2 Morse Taper Adapter for using morse taper drills and reamers on the HMD918

#2 Morse Taper Adapter easily fits on the HMD918 to accept morse taper shank twist drills or reamers. Will work with up to 7/8" dia twist drills or reamers with a max length of 10.25".
Part No. 07448

Instruction Sheet

Tapping Kits

Esaily tap holes with Hougen mag drills
Lightweight, easy to install design incorporates a planetary gear reverse with a 1:1 ratio. Reversing speed is equal to spindle speed so in-feed and out-feed of the unit can be employed without reversing motor direction.

Instruction Sheet

* Always tap in low gear (250RPM)

Drill Model
Part No.
Tap Cap. inches
Tapping Kit
08180 (includes adapter 08179)
#10 - 1/2"
1/2" - 5/8"

Countersink Kit

Countersink kit for portable magnetic drills makes 82 degree countersinks
Designed for use with Hougen Magnetic Drills, 82° Countersink is double fluted with carbide inserts for maximum cutting action and long life. For holes from 9/16" to 15/16" diameters.
Part No.
82° Countersink Kit includes countersink with inserts & (4) Pilots - 9/16, 11/16, 13/16 & 15/16" plus a torx wrench
82° Countersink with Carbide Inserts (Does not include pilots)
9/16" diameter Pilot
11/16" diameter Pilot
13/16" diameter Pilot
15/16" diameter Pilot
Replacement Screw
Replacement Wrench
Replacement Carbide Inserts (Box of 10)
Use for mild steel, cast steel & malleable iron
Replacement Carbide Inserts Wear Resistant (Box of 10) Use for structural steel, stainless steel, harder steels & non-ferrous materials

Pipe Adapter Kits

Drills holes in pipe using the Hougen Pipe adapter
These kits let you drill pipe and tubing with a minimum 3" diameter and some convex surfaces. Kits quickly attach to your Hougen Magnetic Drill and positive non-slip positioning assures centered hole location.
* Minimum 3" diameter, maximum 12" diameter
Part No.
Chain mount for model HMD918


Slick-Stik Lubricant & RotaMagic Cutting Fluid provides the proper lubrication for annular cutter hole making

Super Concentrated Cutting Fluid

Super Concentrated Cutting Fluid is water soluble, biodegradable cutting lubricant that yields a 10:1 ratio when mixed with water. RotaMagic extends tool life and improves cutter performance.



Part No.
(12) 1 Pint Bottles
(4) 1 Gallon Bottles, makes 11 gallons each
(1) 5 Gallon Pail, makes 55 gallons
(1) 55 Gallon Drum, makes a lot of coolant!

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RotaGel Cutting Lube is environmentally safe

RotaGel™ Cutting Lube

RotaGel Cutting Lube is an extremely environmentally friendly lubricant for all types of metals and metal working applications. The blue colored gel assures thorough coverage and provides long lasting superior lubrication. Use with annular cutters, taps, drills, reamers, end mills, & more.

Part No.
Case of 10 Tubes

RotaFoam Cutting Fluid for use with drills, annular cutters, taps and reamers

RotaFoam™ Cutting Fluid

RotaFoam Cutting Fluid is an extremely heavy-duty, high performance foamy lubricant for all types of metals and metal working applications. "Super Sticky" properties make the foam adhere to the metal and stay on longer. The blue colored foam allows you to "See Where You Spray" and also assures thorough coverage. Use with annular cutters, taps, drills, reamers, endmills, & more.( Only Available in the US & Canada)

Part No.
Case of 12 cans

Hougen Slick-Stik is a wax based lubricant for use with annular cutters and other cutting tools

Slick-StikLubricant is softer than other stick lubricants for easy application, providing superior adhesion to the tool, assuring thorough coverage. Use with ferrous and non-ferrous materials. Can be used with all Hougen cutters including "12,000-Series" Cutters for horizontal or overhead drilling.

Slick-Stik™ Lube

Part No.
(6) 16 oz. Slick-Stik Lubricant
(12) 1.68 oz. Mini Slick-Stik Lubricant

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