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Steeler Dan gives Russ Moyers shirt to Dave Thiel

At the recent Sheffield Steelers v Cardiff Devils game (Steelers winning a fantastic game 4-3 in overtime with Rob Dowd hitting a late winner) David Thiel our Powerbor Product Manager received a Russ Moyer shirt from Steeler Dan.

Powerbor PB70/2 and PB70FRV bring real versatility to the workshop or onsite.

We have remodelled the former PB70 into the PB70 FRV. This exercise involved making the front panel less cluttered and more ergonomic, the speed and torque controls are now placed on the drill unit so they can be accessed during … Continue reading


The Powerbor® PB70 FRV has excellent power to weight ratio and forward, reverse and variable speed version of the PB70/2. It brings a choice of tapping, cutting and drilling to our 70mm capacity magnetic drilling machine.

It incorporates a reversible variable speed motor as standard, allowing it to be readily used for tapping applications.

  • Annular cutter capacity 70mm (HSS / TCT)
  • Forward/Reverse for tapping (M6 - M24)
  • MT3 fitting for accessories or up to Ø32mm twist drill
  • 2 geared speeds - electronically variable
  • Arbor depth of cut 50mm
  • Torque boost and feedback control for speed
  • Mechanical Clutch
  • Electronic overload and thermal cut-out
  • 3/4" Weldon Shank arbor
  • Optional coolant
  • Optional MT3 drill chuck and key
  • Optional MT3 x 1-1/4" arbor for large cutters
  • Carrying case containing Safety strap, Safety guard, spanners/wrenches and Hex keys / allen keys

12 months comprehensive warranty as standard

This machine is a new addition to the Powerbor® range for 2015; contact us for availability.

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Powerbor PB70 Specifications

Machine Dimensions

Machine Dimensions

Powerbor Cutter Range

Twist Drill Range

Rated Load Speeds

  • Dual carrying handles for enhanced operating manoeuvrability 
  • Reversible handles for use in restrictive conditions 
  • Improved high density magnet for maximum adhesion 
  • Corrosive resistant, tangle-free cable from stand to drill unit 
  • Isolating power relay for improved handling safety 
  • Control panel situated conveniently on the same side as the traverse handles 
  • Free protective carrying case complete with safety strap, cutting fluid, safety guard and folding hex key set

Powerbor 70 FRV Owners Manual