Affordable Engine Lathes

The Professional engine lathe contains an electronic variable speed drive and is designed and manufactured for precision and reliability at an affordable price, according to the company. The engine lathe is available in a full range of gap bed models: 13" swing with 25" center, 15" swing with 50" center, 18" swing with 60" and 80" centers and 21" swing with 60", 80" and 120" centers. The machines have extra-wide cast iron hardened and ground bedways with triangular webs for chip removal, mounted to a heavy-duty cast iron base engineered to absorb vibration to ensure smooth, accurate operation.

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The Professional engine lathe contains an electronic variable speed drive and is designed and manufactured for precision and reliability at an affordable price, according to the company. The engine lathe is available in a full range of gap bed models: 13" swing with 25" center, 15" swing with 50" center, 18" swing with 60" and 80" centers and 21" swing with 60", 80" and 120" centers. The machines have extra-wide cast iron hardened and ground bedways with triangular webs for chip removal, mounted to a heavy-duty cast iron base engineered to absorb vibration to ensure smooth, accurate operation. The Professional is equipped with an AC variable speed spindle drive and three headstock gear ranges. A 10-hp spindle drive motor drives the 13" and 15" swing models, (0 to 3250 rpm spindle speed range on the 13" model and 14 to 2500 rpm spindle speed range on the 15" model) and a 15-hp spindle drive motor drives the 18" and 21" swing models (20 to 2000 rpm spindle speed range on 18" models and 18 to 1800 rpm spindle speed range on 21" models).

Standard features include anti-friction carriage ways for minimal bedwear and longer machine life; full rear splash guard; heavy-duty tailstock; covered leadscrew for operator safety; leadscrew reversing box for faster thread cutting and to allow leadscrew reversal with the spindle running; and a large capacity wheeled chip bin for easy chip disposal. Add productive and quality with an optional two-axis DRO with constant surface speed.

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