Mechanics Lathes

Basic 170 Super

Solid precision bench lathe with large center width
  • Center width 39.37 in
  • Turning diameter over bed 13 in
  • Spindle bore 1 in
Part No. 300815

Working Area
Center width39.37 in
Turning diameter over bed13 in
Turning-Ø over support8 in
Turning diameter over gap bridge19 in
Gap bridge length8 in
Bed width7 in
Travel X-axis6.7 in
Travel Z1-axis4 in
Swing range of top slide± 360°
Spindle speed(8) 70 - 2,000 rpm
Spindle bore1 in
Spindle mountCamlock D1-4
Spindle taperMT 5
Feed X-axis0.00055 - 0.01496 in/R
Feed Z-axis0.00205 - 0.0548 in/R
Tapping, metric(26) 0.02-0.3 mm
Tapping, withworth(34) 4-56 TPI
Tailstock quill diameter1 in
Tailstock taperMT 3
Tailstock quill stroke4 in
Tailstock traverse adjustment± 0.5 in
Drive Capacity
Motor rating main drive2 Hp
Measures and Weights
Overall dimensions (length x width x height)73x27x52 in
Weight1,144 lbs
Part No. 300815

  • Hardened and ground headstocks gears
  • Gap bridge
  • Max. spindle speed 2000 rpm
  • Adjustable headstock bearing
  • Cast-iron bed, double v-guide, hardened and ground
  • Interlocking feature prevents simultaneous advance of lead screw and feed shaft
  • Oil-bath lubricated main drive and feed gear
  • Double-walled apron box with oil-bath lubrication
  • All guide ways are adjustable

3-axis position indicator

  • More accuracy
  • Lower error rate
  • Increased productivity
  • Resulting in valuable time savings
  • For increased productivity
  • Easy to read display
  • Operator-specific features
  • Convenient keyboard layout
  • Resolution: 0.0004 / 0.0002"
  • Default coordinates
  • Axis position is maintained when display is turned off
  • Hole circle pattern calculation
  • Calculator function
  • Storage for 10 tools
  • Radius / diameter toggle
  • Mm/inch conversion
  • Easy expansion and maintenance-free operation
  • Display for top (Z0) and box way slide (Z1) both separate and in differential / cumulative mode for lathes

  • 3-axis position indicator
  • 3-jaw chuck Ø 6"
  • 4-jaw face plate chuck Ø 8" (not for Basic 180 V)
  • face plate Ø 11"
  • quick change tool holder head WE
  • quick change tool holder WED 20100
  • steady and follow rests
  • fixed splash guard (wall)
  • chuck guard
  • foot brake pedal
  • base
  • work lamp
  • dead center
  • operating tools
  • operator instructions