BTA Boring Machines

"We specialize in Deep Hole Boring & Gun Drilling"


  • 3.0" to 8.0" Bore Dis.
  • Up to 28" DIA Stock Size
  • Up To 15,000 lbs.
  • Currently Tooled to 20 feet
  • Machine Capacity 40 foot


This Niles BTA Boring Machine has a unique history. It was used to bore cannon barrels for Navy Ships. LMS spend two years retro fitting this old machine from manual operation to numerical controls (CNC). It has a 150HP electric motor drive. It's our largest drill at nearly 200' long and weighs in at 250,000 lbs.

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