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Baileigh PL-1640 Precision Lathe

  • Distance between centres 1016mm
  • 16″ (407mm) swing over bed
  • 8″ three jaw chuck
  • 4-way quick change tool post

£28,264.00Excl. VAT + Delivery

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The PL-1640 metal working lathe is the perfect combination of size and power. This precision lathe features a 16” swing and 40” between centres and has features that will allow your shop to grow for years.

The PL-1640 is built to Baileigh industrial’s high standards and has everything that a machine shop could want. The PL-1640 has a full cast iron base that is integrated into the main frame of the lathe, making this one of the most rigid lathes on the market. It is powered by a 7.5hp motor and can turn between 30 to 2000rpm through its 12 speeds. The PL-1640 metal working lathe is built to withstand years of use in any metal working shop with its precision ground and hardened ways.

The PL-1640 comes with a factory installed Mitutoyo DRO (digital read-out) for making precise cuts, halogen light, a three jaw chuck, steady rest and follow rest. All this in one complete package.


Item Number PL-1640
Country of Manufacture Taiwan
Speed Range 31 – 2000 rpm
Speed Number 13
Spindle Bore 52 mm
Motor 7.5 hp
Threads Diametrical Qty Speed 33 / 4–32 D.P.
Threads Imperial Qty Speed 41 / 2–56 T.P.I.
Threads Metric Qty Speed 54 / .4–14 mm pitch
Threads Module Qty Speed 45 / .4–7 M.P.
Spindle Taper Sleeve Morse #4
Spindle Taper Nose Morse #6
Tailstock Quill Dia 54 mm
Tailstock Quill Taper Morse #5
Tailstock Quill Travel 120 mm
Compound Rest Width 110 mm
Center Length 1016 mm
Center Height 180 mm
Compound Travel 120 mm
Bed Height 310 mm
Bed Length 17173
Bed Width 300 mm
Longitudinal Feeds Metric Qty Speed 41 / .032 – .640 mm / rev.
Longitudinal Feeds Imperial Qty Speed 41 / .0012″ – .0252″ / rev.
Lead Screw Diameter 32 mm
Max. Swing In Gap Length 155 mm
Max. Swing Over Bed 407 mm
Max. Swing Over Cross Slide 240 mm
Max. Swing In Gap Dia 595 mm
Motor Coolant 1/8 hp
Cross Feeds Imperial Qty Speed 41 / .0006″ – .0126″ / rev.
Cross Feeds Metric Qty Speed 41 / .015 – .320 mm / rev.
Cross Slide Travel 230 mm
Cross Slide Width 180 mm
Cutting Tool Max Section 16 mm x 16 mm
Feed Rod 18 mm
Power 400 volt three phase
Shipping Weight 2000 kgs.
Shipping Dimensions (Inches) 2311 x 1651 x 1118 mm

* specifications subject to change without notice.