Husqvarna DM 280

This drill motor from Husqvarna is extremely easy to operate. The DM 280 features an ergonomic handle that makes it easy to carry around. The controls are designed and positioned to further enhance ergonomics and to facilitate drilling. The DM 280 can be used on all of Husqvarna’s larger drill stands, and for drill bits up to 14" in diameter. The machine has three gear stages, so you can find the optimal drilling speed.


  • Load indicator
  • Softstart™
  • Equipped with Elgard™ which indicates via the LED when the machine is overloaded. This allows the operator to always drill at maximum pressure and prevents engine damage and extends product life.
  • Pressing the SmartStart button reduces start speed by 50 %.
  • SoftStart™ – electronic current limiter means full speed is reached about two seconds after start.
  • The machine has a designed handle for easier transport and faster set-up.
  • The controls are designed and positioned to enhance ergonomics and facilitate operation.
  • The water hose can turn 180°, for greater flexibility in terms of setup configuration.
  • Durable and ergonomic design

    Durable and shock-proof, designed to protect the electronics. Easy to carry and install thanks to low weight and ergonomic design.

  • Reliable gearbox

    Watercooled 3 speed gearbox for optimal drilling performance and longer service intervals.

  • Elgard™

    The machine uses pulsation to warn you of an approaching overload. This increases productivity and extends product life.

  • Easy start with reduced speed

    By pressing the SmartStart button speed is reduced by half, making it easier to start drilling.


  • Angle drilling
  • Barriers
  • Horizontal drilling
  • Stitch drilling
  • Water evacuation
  • Vertical drilling
  • Channels, pipes and cables