R3 Lathe Variable Speed - 355mm x 510mm
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- Larger turning capacity, for spindles up to 510mm and bowls up to 355mm
- Powered by an ultra-quiet 750w high torque, DC brush motor
- Electronic variable speed control to suit small, medium and large turnings
- Class leading spindle concentricity, running on extra wide, sealed for life roller bearings
- Precision CNC machined castings ensure vibration-free turning
The drive spindle is precisely aligned and runs in large roller bearings to ensure class-leading concentricity. The drive spindle has a M33 x 3.5mm thread with a No 2 morse taper to accept industry standard chucks and fitments. The tailstock has No 2 morse taper which is hollowed out to accept drill bits when turning lampstands that require electric cable to be passed through. You can turn bowls up to 355mm and spindles up to 510mm , which can be extended to 1120mm with the optional bed extension. The lathe is powered by a high torque, DC brush motor which is whisper quiet in use, even at maximum speed and under full load.
A non-slip poly V belt efficiently transmits power from the motor whilst the motor controller automatically increases the level of torque to maintain the speed, as load on the workpiece is increased. The step pulleys, in conjunction with the variable speed control results in three speed ranges of 250 to 720rpm, 600 to 1700rpm and 1200 to 3550rpm, enabling fine tuning of speed to suit delicate work, larger diameters and out of balance work pieces. The LED digital read-out of the spindle speed helps control your work and is positioned on the tailstock to offer perfect visibility. The reverse rotation is ideal for sanding and polishing when final finishing. The 24 stop indexing facility, features a spring loaded indent pin to securely lock the spindle into position which is an invaluable aid in laying out equally-spaced lines on a turning. All of the adjustment handles are ergonomic and can be locked off to prevent obstruction with the turning tool.
The lathe comes complete with a revolving centre, four prong centre, face plate, tool holder knock out rod and spindle locking wrenches . This lathe is ideal for turning bowls, platters, goblets, vases, egg cups, pens, lamp stands. This is a premium build lathe, which will give years of vibration free, quiet, powerful and controlled turning. ©
- Product CodeR2106
- Dimensions1050mm x 400mm x 480mm
- Variable Speed Ranges3
- Variable Speed Range250
- Diameter Over Bed355mm
- Distance Between Centres510mm
- Distance Between Centres with Optional Bed Extension1120mm
- Spindle ThreadM33 x 3.5mm
- Taper HeadstockNo. 2 MT
- Taper TailstockNo. 2 MT
- Tailstock Barrel Travel70mm
- Tool Rest Stem Diameter25.4mm
- Tool Rest Length203mm
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Class leading concentricity
The precisely aligned drive spindle runs on extra wide, sealed for life roller bearings.