When using a drill press accuracy and precision are necessary. With the best drill for a job, an impressive job is guaranteed. The market has got a number of drill presses on offer. Though these machines perform differently, they are mainly differentiated by their costs.
Keeping the cost of a drill press in mind, we have two models for the drill press. These are the bench top model and the floor standing models. If yours is a lighter job you will want to consider the bench top press, with a base it can be easily mounted on a table or bench surface as the name suggests. However, if the job at hand is a heavier one then the floor standing model is best for this. This is because the floor standing drill press is featured to having good horse power making it able to drill through very tough material and it is also known to have greater handling capacities.
With this in mind the job at hand comes third. There will be a number of facts you will need to know about the drill presses. First is the horsepower as mentioned earlier, this is most important to make sure you do not spend too much on a drill that will not be necessary for the job. Second is the speed the drill can attain. Depending on the job at hand, the material being drilled will dictate on the type of drill speed to look for. This measure is aimed at keeping the quality of work at check. Lastly, one will need to consider the flexibility of the drill press, this will be most important if the choice of the drill is the bench press. Flexibility will be very important in the task involves periodic moving of the drill.