DeHoff Custom Machines

Unique solutions to meet your production requirements

Kays Engineering can custom design and build a DeHoff gundrilling machine to meet your unique applications and requirements. These machines feature custom fixturing, automated workpiece loading/unloading, and unique spindle configurations.

On this page you’ll find examples of customized DeHoff machines. If you’d like to learn more about how we can customize a machine for you, please contact Ed Kays at 660-886-9929 or ekays@kays-dehoff.com.

218 4-Spindle

  • Custom machine for gundrilling hollow stem engine values
  • Gundrilling capacity = 0.25 inches (6.4 mm)
  • Max depth = 18 inches (457 mm)
  • 4 spindles
  • Automated workpiece loading / unloading

1024C 6-Spindle

  • Custom machine for gundrilling camshafts
  • Gundrilling capacity = 1 inch (25.4 mm)
  • Max depth = 24 inches (610 mm)
  • 6 spindles
  • Lift-and-Carry material handling automation
  • Adjustable tailstocks/hydraulic clamping system

1536 Twin Slide

  • Custom machine for gundrilling helicopter drive shafts
  • Gundrilling capacity = 1.5 inches (38.1 mm)
  • Max depth = 36 inches (914 mm)
  • 2 spindles on independent slides with dual operator controls

518 Cell 9-Spindle

  • Custom machine for gundrilling of scroll compressor drive shafts
  • Gundrilling capacity = 0.5 inches (12.7 mm)
  • Max depth = 18 inches (457 mm)
  • 9 total spindles on 3 machine bases (three spindles on each base)

1036 CNC 3-Axis Boring Machine

  • Custom machine for boring the cam journals of automotive engine blocks during rebuild program
  • CNC control and knee table with X-axis & Y-axis movement
  • Max boring depth (Z-axis travel) of 36 inches (914 mm)
  • X-axis travel of 21.5 inches (550 mm), Y-axis travel of 12 inches (300 mm)
  • Boring capacity = 1 inch (25.4 mm)

DeHoff gun drill

10 Series

High-volume production gundrilling

20 Series

High-torque gundrilling applications

Multi-Axis

Gundrilling complex hole patterns

BTA deep hole drilling machine

BTA/STS

Versatile drilling machines for large diameter holes

Gun Barrel

The complete gun barrel manufacturing system

Gundrilling machine

Features & Options

Learn more about the DeHoff coolant system, machine control, fixturing options, and high-torque gearbox

Which machine is right for your application?

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Ed Kays, President
660.886.9929 (ext. 116)
ekays@kays-dehoff.com