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Boring Machine | BB5000 | Field Machine Tools

Supplier: Field Machine Tools

A high-performing boring machine that is capable of transforming to meet specific requirements.

Price Guide: POA

The most powerful boring machine in its class, you’ll be amazed at the power and flexibility of the BB5000 Portable Boring Machine. Exclusive, Climax-patented mounting components provide the flexibility to handle tough boring jobs, even when used in cramped, tight workspaces.

Quick and Easy Setup

  • Modular components make setup quick and easy.
  • Fast and easy setup using high quality cast-iron set-up cones and spherical bearing mounts.
  • Patented spherical bearing mounting system allows quick setup, with up to 5° of bearing misalignment.
  • Typical set-up time for an experienced operator is 30 minutes or less. 


  • Up to 650 ft-lbs (881 N·m) of torque at the bar – more than any other portable boring machine in its boring range.
  • Specially-designed rotational drive unit provides 4:1 or optional 12:1 or worm gear reduction for increased torque at all speeds

Flexible, High Quality Design

  • Through-bar design allows the rotational drive and feed unit to be mounted anywhere along the bar, even separately.
  • Patented heavy-duty spherical bearing mounts ensure rigid attachment to the work piece, for more effective machining.


  • Highly customizable to meet a variety of needs.
  • Available in electric, servo, hydraulic, or pneumatic motor configurations.
  • Fast, easy two-bolt change-out process to switch motors.
  • Available in a variety of bar lengths, from 4 - 24 feet (1219.2 – 7315.2 mm).
  • Bars are straightened, and have ½ inch or 12 mm square-broached tooling holes.
  • Accessories allow the BB5000 to be used for blind boring, line boring, drilling, facing, and valve repair.
  • An interface kit allows attachment and quick alignment of the Climax AutoBoreWelders for efficient bore welding. 


  • Extremely compact for ease of use in cramped, tight work spaces.
  • Drive & Feed can be mounted between bearings for use in even more confined spaces.

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