Shibuya Handheld Core Drill

By Callen Stone

What is a core drill and what is it used for?

A core drill is a tool that uses core drill bits to cut holes in reinforced concrete, brick, block, and stone while removing the center part of the hole as it drills. These drills and bits are commonly used to drill holes for pipe, cable, duct, etc.

Shibuya Handheld Core Drill

This Shibuya HH1531 Handheld Core Drill is top of the line. It is engineered for drilling through reinforced concrete, brick, block, and stone. The HH1531 has 3-speed, 15-amp motor, and comes equipped with a slip clutch. When not fixed to the mount, which is sold separately, the drill can handle up to a 4” bit. When fixed to the mount, it can handle up to a 6” bit. The drill does not come with a bit, but it does come with a heavy-duty carrying case and the tools needed.

• Vertical and horizontal bubble levels
• D-style handle for ergonomic control
• Variable speed control
• Wet & dry use
• Built-in breaker switch for handheld operation
• Concealed switches with circuit protector for mounted operation
• Multi-position removable slide handle
• 3-position water hose connector
• All Shibuya drills now come with a 2-year limited manufacturer’s warranty & free clutch adjustments for the lifetime of the drill

Check out this video to get a look at the HH1531 and some more of its features, as well as the HH1532, which is the pistol grip version of this drill: