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Welcome to Waber Tools and Engineering Company, Inc.
Home of the Frame Drill Tool

We provide solutions for your production needs!

We Specialize in :

  • Chassis Frame Drills
  • Truck Frame Drills
  • Horizontal Drilling Equipment
  • Directional Drilling Equipment
  • Stamping Dies
  • Prototyping
  • Custom Built Machinery
  • Fixtures
  • CNC Milling
  • Secondary Plastics Equipment for Assembly and Inspection

Horizontal Directional Drilling Machine - Specializing in the Frame Drill

News Flash: Our equipment can now be configured for European Voltage for only modest additional cost.

Horizontal Drill

Horizontal Drill Horizontal Drills · Counter Sinks

Taps or Spot Faces Large Holes in Steel

Save Time! Save Money!

Zip Cut Horizontal Directional Drilling Machines are ideal for drilling large holes in truck frames, I-beams, or any other horizontal holes where portable electric tools have to be used. An excellent drilling tool for horizontal drilling needs.


Horizontal Drill Specializing in Horizontal Directional Drilling Machine and Directional Drilling Tools

Position frame drill Horizontally, elevate drill to desired height with hand crank. Secure chain around frame or unit to be drilled. Some call it unique - we call it the "Frame Drill". It answers the need for horizonal directional drilling and truck frame drilling.

Turn the forward feed handle, advancing the drill to the center punch. Start drill motor and advance drill through work by turning forward feed handle.

Drill can be indexed to 4 different positions for complete 360° rotation; by means of a plunger stop. This assures your ability too drill close to any obstacle.


Horizontal Drill •  Heavy steel fabricated base with elevating ball screw.

•  Precision screw for easy horizontal drill feeds.

•  Free rolling casters.

•  Available with or without drill motor.

Frame Options

Horizontal Drill •  Standard: Height range of 18" to 46".

•  Tall: Height range of 18"to 58".

•  Additional Height: More than 12" is available by special order.

Motor Options

Horizontal Drill •  854-1: 120v 60hz. RPM 350 Reversing motor with 3/4" drill chuck.

•  2404-1: 120v 60hz. RPM 250 Reversing motor with # 3 Morse Taper.

•  No Motor: Horizontal Drills are also available without a drill motor.


Horizontal Drill •  The 28" horizontal drill extension is designed to allow you to drill over and around mounted tires.
•  The drill extension comes with a #2 morse taper end.


Horizontal Drill•  Vertical drill travel from floor 18" to 46"
•  12" Drill feed travel 5"
•  3/4" Drill index (4 fixed positions) 360 degrees

Additional height available Drill capacity in steel


Horizontal Drill•  Drill Spindle Socket
•  28" Long Drill Extension
•  #2 to #3 Drill Socket
•  Drill Chuck Arbor
•  T-Handle Wrench


1335 Ravine Road, Kalamazoo, MI. 49004 | Phone: (269) 342-0765 | Fax: (269) 342-5797 | Toll-Free 800-837-7007