Husqvarna DM230 Core Drill Motor - 110V

The Husqvarna DM230 is a highly versatile pistol grip core drill motor which can be used handheld for free-drilling holes up to 80mm, or rig/stand mounted for larger holes up to 150mm diameter and more demanding applications. It can be used to drill concrete, brick, masonry materials and natural stones with the addition of a suitable diamond core bit.

This small, lightweight, powerful (1850W) and easy to handle drill motor is incredibly user-friendly and easy to use. Its compact size and soft rear section are designed to facilitate close body control, which provides better control when drilling or using in confined spaces. It is designed to be used primarily for wet drilling applications, but can also be used for occasional dry drilling with the addition of an optional dust extraction adaptor.

The DM 230 is suitable for use with the Husqvarna DS 150 drill stand. It can alternatively be used with the larger DS 250 drill stand, although the optional ring adaptor would be required. It can also be used with other compatible drill stands manufactured by others.

If you are free-drilling, we highly recommend the addition of the optional telescopic start device, which will make starting holes easier.

The DM230 has a 1¼” UNC male fitting and a ½” BSP female fitting for maximum drilling versatility and is supplied with a protective carry case.

Recommended for use with Husqvarna DS150 or DS250 drill stands.

DM230 (110V 1ph) - (1.85kW). Core range: 10-150mm. 3-speed motor - 730/1700/3600rpm (unloaded).

Minimum 3kVA continuous or 5kVA intermittent supply. See our transformer guide for more info.

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£1,119.60 £933.00
In stock
RRP from £1,659.60 Inc. VAT


  DM230 110V
MPN 968411101
Voltage 110V Electric
Fuse 16A (1-phase)
Minimum Transformer 3kVA Continuous or 5kVA intermittent*
Motor Power 1.85kW
Core Range 10-150mm
Connection 1 ¼" UNC Outer / ½" BSP Inner
Spindle Speeds (Unloaded) 730/1700/3600rpm
Weight 7kg
Sound Pressure 90dB
Our Price (Exc.VAT) £933.00

*See our transformer guide for more info.

As the DM230 can be used handheld for free-drilling or rig mounted for drilling larger diameter cores (typically 80-150mm diameter) it is incredibly versatile and ideal for an incredibly wide variety of lighter duty diamond drilling applications, including holes for pipes, cabling, electrical sockets, ventilation, telecoms, stitch drilling etc. It is incredibly simple and easy to use, and quick and easy to rig mount too if the application dictates. Features a spirit level for increased accuracy and levelling.

The drill motor is compact in size and lightweight. It features a pistol grip handle and a purposely designed soft rear section with a larger contact area so that it sits better close to the body, providing the operator with greater control and comfort. Its buttons and controls have been designed to be easy to reach too. The modular design of the motor makes it easy to service and repair. 

The DM230 is designed to be used for wet drilling applications and occasional dry drilling use (the addition of the optional dust extraction adaptor is highly recommended when dry drilling). The gearbox of the motor is water cooled, with water passing through the front section of the main handle before exiting through the motor spindle, cooling and lubricating the gearbox and gaskets as it passes through. This provides optimal drilling efficiency with longer service intervals.

The motor features a Softstart® electronic current limiter which ensures a softer start and means that full speed is reached about two seconds after start, making holes easier to start being cored. It also includes Elgard™, where it uses pulsation to warn the operator of an impending overload. When making a hole or drilling through reinforcement, the operating rotational speed can be reduced by half by using the built-in Smart Start®.