Hougen Mag Drill HMD 917

The Hougen HMD 917 is the most powerful two speed mag drill available for heavy duty fabrication.

Ocean Machinery is proud to sell Hougen Magnetic Drills, one of the top magnetic drills available on the market. The Hougen line of magnetic drills is economical and versatile and there is a magnetic drill available for every need.

Call the Ocean Machinery sales team TODAY at (954) 956-3131 or Toll Free 1 (800) 286-3624 or fill out our online info request form for more information on the Hougen Mag Drill.

Hougen Mag Drill HMD 917

  • Replaces HMD914
  • Large 2-3/8″ x 3″ capacity
  • Our most powerful high torque motor
  • Two Speed gear box – 250 & 450 RPM
  • Pilot light – for low light or no light conditions
  • Two stage magnet – 30% increase in power when motor is turned on
  • Positive slug ejection
  • Integrated coolant bottle
  • 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
  • Carrying case included
  • Two 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
  • Patented


* The Hougen Mag Drill HMD 917 replaces the HMD 914

Electrical System 115V, 50/60 Hz – 13.5A, 1553W — 230V, 50/60 Hz – 6.75A, 1553W
Motor 12.5A (115V), 6.25A (230V), 250/450 RPM
Diameter 7/16″- 2-3/8″ (12mm – 60mm)
Depth 3″ (76mm)
Cutter/Mount “12,000-Series” & Copperhead™ Carbide cutters, 3/4″ shank
Dimensions 25-13/16″ H x 8-3/16″ W x 12-13/16″ L
(656mm H x 208mm W x 325mm L)
Swivel Area 1-1/8″ W x 1-3/8″ L
(28.5mm H x 34.9mm W)
Magnet Base 3-1/2″ W x 7-3/4″ L (89mm x 197mm)

1″ (25mm) Plate
– Dead Lift: 2385 lb. (1082 kg)
– Drillpoint Breakaway: 1290 lb. (585 kg)

3/8″ (9.5mm) Plate
– Dead Lift: 1635 lb. (742 kg)
– Drillpoint Breakaway: 825 lb. (374 kg)

Magnet (Swivel) 1″ (25mm) Plate
– Dead Lift: 2480 lb. (1125 kg)
– Drillpoint Breakaway: For. 1043 lb. (473 kg) — Back 1218 lb. (552 kg)3/8″ (9.5mm) Plate
– Dead Lift: 1782 lb. (808 kg)
– Drillpoint Breakaway: For. 796 lb. (361 kg) — Back 1067 lb. (484 kg)
Weight 46 lb. (20.9 kg) • Shipping 63 lb (28.6 kg)

Weight (Swivel) – 50 lb. (22.7 kg) • Shipping 67 lb. (31.8 kg)


Video of the Hougen HMD917 – Two Speed Portable Magnetic Drill:


Options for Hougen Magnetic Drills:

Hougen “12,000-Series” Annular Cutters

The orignal mag drill annular cutter from which all others are measured. “12,000-Series” Cutters for Hougen’s line of Portable Magnetic Drills are available in M2 H.S.S., TiN coated M2 H.S.S. and Modified “12,000-Series” TiN coated Premium M42 H.S.S. in sizes 7/16″ thru 2-3/8″ (12mm – 60mm) diameters and 1 to 6″ (25mm – 152mm) depth of cut.

Hougen TiN Coated “12,000-Series” Annular Cutters

TiN Coated cutters increase tool life, reduce friction, and operate at cooler temperatures. For materials up to 325 BHN or gummy materials. Special Sizes and coatings are available on request.

Hougen Tap Drill Annular Cutters

Hougen Modified TiN Coated Premium Cobalt Annular Cutters

A M42 premium tool for harder materials when improved wear resistance is critical. TiN Coated Premium H.S.S. tools are ideal for use with materials up to 350 BHN, such as T1 alloy plate and armor plating. Higher hardness than M2 but with less impact resistance. Other coatings available upon request.

Hougen 4″ & 6″ Extended Reach “12,000-Series” Annular Cutters Annular Cutters

For extended depth of cut with mag drills in deep hole drilling. For 4″ cutters use pilot 4-10528 & 6″ cutters use pilot 6-10528

Hougen Copperhead™ Carbide Tip Annular Cutters

Copperhead™ Carbide Cutters now feature two shanks styles, the new Fusion™ shank for tool-less arbors and the standard two flat shank. Copperhead™ Cutters are design for extended tool life in abrasive and tough-to-cut materials. They are available in 2″ (50mm), 3″ (76mm), 4″ (102mm) depth of cut in sizes from 9/16″ to 2″ (14mm – 60mm).

Call for more options for the Hougen Mag Drill 1 (800) 286-3624.

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