Lathe PD 230/E
Quality you can see and touch!
The PD 230/E is designed for people who appreciate quality. However, to use this lathe does not mean you need to be a professional turner. The handbook is detailed and easy to understand. The lathe runs quietly and is small and light enough to be packed away after each usage. The center height and the distance between centers are sufficient for a multitude of tasks.
The machine is usable on materials such as plastic, steel, brass and aluminum and comes complete with automatic feed, thread cutting capability, headstock chuck, live center and top slide for taper turning. It may be used to part, turn and cut tapers. The numerous optional accessories add the versatility you need to complete all your miniature projects.
Center distance of 9" (230mm), center height 2 13/64" (52mm), swing 4 3/32" (104mm). Height over cross slide 1 7/64" (28mm). Cross slide travel 2 23/64" (60mm) and top slide 1 13/16" (45mm). Tool holder accepts 5/16" x 5/16" (8 x 8 mm) cutters. The MT 1 (short) spindle has a bore of 13/32" (10.5 mm). It runs in precision ball bearings, yielding an accuracy of .0004" (0.01 mm) without chuck. The thread cutting capability covers the most important pitches of .02", .25", .028", .03", .031", .04", .05", .06" (0.5, 0.625, 0.7, 0.75, 0.8, 1.0, 1.25 and 1.5mm). The lathe PD 230/E also offers you the possibility to cut inch system based threads. It is possible to turn the most required thread diameters with thread pitches from 16 up to 64 T.P.I (threads per inch). Spindle speeds are changed by means of a belt and offer 300, 900 and 3,000rpm.
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