Used drilling machine
If you want to demolish partitions or
concrete walls, turn to the chiseler. You want to make holes in concrete walls
to pass pipes or electrical wires, choose the punch.
And for other perforation uses, choose a
drill. These tools are all available in second hand and it’s up to you to see
which one is right for you.
Choose the right drill: wired drill or
The common point is power. On a wired drill
it is expressed in watts, the more it is capable of heavy work the higher the
On a cordless drill, you have to compare
the battery voltage: a voltage lower than 14.4v drills will support all small
jobs such as screwing, small perforations. But for heavier jobs, batteries of
18v or more are needed.
Whether wired or battery powered, these drills
allow you to screw, unscrew and drill many materials. The different options
will help you choose the one that’s right for you. There’s the chuck, which
tightens the drill bits and other screwing and sanding tools, which can be
easily attached, and an electronic variator that allows you to vary the speed
just by squeezing the trigger.
A torque selector for harder materials or
screwdriving, a direction switch for easy screwing and unscrewing, and for
drilling hard materials such as concrete, your drill must be equipped with the
percussion option. This technology allows the drill bit to deliver regular
blows in addition to its rotation. This option exists on the range of corded
drills and very rarely on battery drills.
In conclusion, choose your second-hand
drill according to your needs and frequency of use and remember to test its
grip in order to gauge its weight distribution.