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The use of motors with a low emission value and conforming to the strictest global standards is now a Cembre tradition. These motors distinguish the drill lines called ECO and comply with “Phase 2” of the European directive.

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Petrol Wooden Sleeper Drill

Forward action

1 - Accelerator
Accelerator lever fitted with safety switch to prevent accidental operation.


2 - Centrifugal clutch
Fitted with a centrifugal clutch; with the engine running at ‘tick over’ speed the
drill bit is stationary. The accelerator controls the rotation of the drill bit.


3 - Operating handle
Handle will rotate through 90° for operator comfort.


4 - Emergency lever
Emergency lever for the immediate release of the drill bit.


5 - Shock absorbers
Shock absorbers fitted between the drive shaft and spindle, reduce the transmission of machine vibrations to the operator.


6 - Carrying handle
Carrying handle; also used for locating the drilling machine into the CS-SD trolley.


7 - Depth gauge
Depth Gauge; easy to operate using the graduated scale, for adjusting the depth of drilled hole.


8 - MND spindle
MND spindle, for automatically securing drill bits, with a 14 mm diameter shank.


9 - MND1 interchangeable spindle
MND1 interchangeable spindle: Available as an optional accessory. For automatically securing drill bits, with a 0.63 in. (16 mm) diameter shank.


10 - Safety guard
Safety guard: providing effective, total protection of the drill bit 12.8 in. (325 mm). Spring loaded to guarantee the  retraction of the drill bit from the sleeper on completion of the drilling operation, thereby minimising operator effort.


11 - Guard nozzle
Interchangeable, Guard Nozzle TPM200-26, for locating into chairs and base plates, as commonly used on existing tracks.


12 - Engine
New engine conforming to “phase 2” of 97/68/CE, 2001/63/CE and 2002/88/CE directives.




ACOUSTIC NOISE (Directive 2006/42/EC, annexe 1, point letter u)
Protection of workers against risks of exposure to noise during work.


  • The weighted continuous acoustic pressure level equivalent
    A at the work place LpA is equal to  97,9 dB (A)
  • The maximum value of the weighted acoustic displacement
    pressure C at the work place LpCPeak is equal to 116,9 dB (C)
  • The acoustic power level emitted by the machine
    LWA is equal to 106,5 dB (A)


RISK DUE TO VIBRATION (Directive 2006/42/EC, annexe 1, point

Tests carried out in compliance with the indications contained in UNI ENV 25349 and UNI EN 28662 part 1st Standards and under operating conditions much more severe than those normally found, certify that the weighted root mean square in frequency of the acceleration the upper limbs are exposed is respectively: 7,06 m/sec2 max





Two stroke petrol engine machine,purpose built for use withthe support trolley CS-SD

Easily combined with Support Tolley CS-SD 












Example of use on double crossovers.















This new, patented unit has been designed and developed by Cembre, to provide optimum safety, both when using the drilling machine independently and with the machine fitted onto the trolley.
Compact and lightweight, the unit can be positioned and operated by a single person.

The SD-15P-ECO unit enables  vertical holes to be drilled quickly and efficiently.
If required, the angle of the Spindle Axis can be adjusted up to 5°.
The unit can quickly and easily
be removed from the track.












The unit is easily assembled and can comfortably be carried by a single operator.



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