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Hougen HMD904 Magnetic Drills - The mag drill of choice for fabrication

HMD904 Magnetic Drill

HMD904 Magnetic Drill

The mag drill of choice for fabrication. Lightweight, compact, powerful, & versatile.

Now better than ever... completely Redesigned with More Features.

• Large 1-1/2" x 2" capacity
• NEW - Pilot light - for low light or no light conditions
• NEW -Two stage magnet - 30% power increase when motor is turned on
• NEW - Slot Drive arbor for more accuracy and quicker change out of accessories
• NEW - Housing - stronger stiffer, more ergonomic
• Positive slug ejection
• 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
• Gravity feed coolant system (HMD904 w/ coolant bottle)
• Carrying case included
• One year warranty

Swivel Base adds even greater versatility:

• Precisely line up your pilot with the holes center location
• One stroke lock and unlock handle
• Great for horizontal, overhead, tight areas, and getting out over another piece of steel

New Features for the HMD904

Pilot Light

Two Stage Magnet

Hex Wrench Holder

D-Ring for easy attachment of the safety chain

Slot Drive Arbor System

New Housing

Hougen Manufacturing, Inc (Swartz Creek, MI) has released a completely redesigned HMD904 portable magnetic drill. This new upgraded model includes major improvements and features. The HMD904 with its powerful performance, lightweight size, small footprint and hole capacity is the most popular model in the line of Hougen magnetic drills.

A number of new features and innovations not seen on previous models of the HMD904 have been incorporated into this redesign.

  • The newest innovation is the mag drill pilot light. The LED light is built into the base of the magnet and allows the operator to more efficiently and quickly line up the pilot with the hole's center location in low light or no light conditions.
  • Powering the drill is a proprietary Hougen motor with a new design to the aluminum casing to improve durability.
  • The addition of a two stage magnet increases magnetic holding power by 30% when the drill motor is turned on. This saves energy and increases magnet life. A new arbor system utilizes a 5/8” slot drive for more rigidity, hole accuracy and quicker use of accessories such as drill chucks and tapping attachments.

The HMD904 has many additional features that make the drill easier to use; a more robust housing design with an ergonomic carrying handle, a spot to hold the hex wrench, reversible feed handles and a d-ring on the back of the magnet for quickly attaching the safety chain.

The drill also includes positive slug ejection and a carrying case. For additional productivity, a swivel base magnet and coolant bottle version of the drill is also available.

The HMD904 weighs just 28.9 lbs (13.1 kg), measures 19-5/8"H x 7-3/4"W x 11-5/8"L (499mm x 197mm x 295mm) and provides drilling capacities from 7/16" up to 1-1/2" (12 - 38mm) diameter and 2" (50mm) depth of cut. The drill has an electrical rating of 9A and a 450 RPM motor.

For safety the HMD904 incorporates Hougen’s exclusive features to insure a safe work environment—including a no-adjustment safety switch, which shuts down the drill motor if lift of the magnetic base is detected...plus an LED indicator that monitors this sensor and alerts if the safety switch is not properly engaged.

A two stage power on switch prevents drill rotation unless the magnet has first been engaged, and, in the case of a power interruption, safety circuitry will keep the drill motor off after power is restored until the start button is manually depressed. The HMD904 is made in USA.

Models & Part No.

Part No. Description Voltage Coolant Bottle Swivel Cutter Kit CSA Special Plug
0904101 HMD904 115V X
0904102 HMD904 115v X X
0904103 HMD904 115V X
0904104 HMD904 115 X X
904105 HMD904 Fab Kit 115V X 12002
904108 HMD904 Fab Kit 115V X 12004
904109 HMD904 Fab Kit 115V X X 12002
904110 HMD904 Fab Kit 115V X X 12004
904201 HMD904 230V
904202 HMD904 230V X
904203 HMD904 230V X
904204 HMD904 230V X X
904205 HMD904 Fab Kit 230V X 12002
904208 HMD904 Fab Kit 230V X 12004
904209 HMD904 Fab Kit 230V X X 12002
904210 HMD904 Fab Kit 230V X X 12004
904301 HMD904 230V Type I
904302 HMD904 230V X Type I
904303 HMD904 230V X Type I
904304 HMD904 230V X X Type I
904308 HMD904 Fab Kit 230V X 12004 Type I
904310 HMD904 Fab Kit 230V X X 12004 Type I
904401 HMD904 230V No Plug
904402 HMD904 230V X No Plug
904403 HMD904 230V X No Plug
904404 HMD904 230V X X No Plug
904405 HMD904 Fab Kit 230V X 12002 No Plug
904408 HMD904 Fab Kit 230V X 12004 No Plug
904409 HMD904 Fab Kit 230V X X 12002 No Plug
904410 HMD904 Fab Kit 230V X X 12004 No Plug
* All drills include: carrying case, pint of coolant, safety chain, & hex wrenches.
** Fabricator's Kit also includes: 1/2" Drill Chuck, adapter, & "12,000-Series" Cutter Kit