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Used Lathes & CNC Lathes

Our vast range of metal-working lathes come in a variety of sizes for the different types of turning work to be done. All used machines stocked by Machine Tool Exchange are refurbished and serviced by our technicians so that our customers receive quality and reliable products.

A Centre Lathe is used to manufacture cylindrical shapes. It can cut steel, bronze, brass, alluminium and plastic by simply adjusting the required speeds and feeds which are situated in the gearbox and feed box on the centre lathe.

The headstock of a centre lathe contains an arrangement of gears. These gears can be changed by means of external levers to alter the speed rotation of the chuck. The chuck is used to hold the material to be machined. Feeds can also be selected from the feed box to activate the speed on the saddle of the lathe in order to cut the length of a shaft.

Solid shafts, pipes, pins, bolts and washers are some of the items that can be machined on a centre lathe. One can engage screw cutting which provides for various pitches to be cut on a shaft. Components made on a centre lathe are used in the mining and automotive industries, for rolls mills in the steel manufacturing industry and also to machine components for machine tools including lathes, milling machines, eccentric presses, ironworkers, rolls for fabrication, boring mills, drilling machines and more. Some of the large centre lathes used in the ship building industry can carry extremely heavy shafts for machining.

  • Breda_Centre_Lathe

    Breda Centre Lathe 3000mm

    • 3000mm between centres
    • 500mm diameter over bed
    • 700mm diameter in gap
    • 62mm spindle bore diameter
    • 3 jaw chuck
    • 4 jaw chuck
    • Fixed steadies
    • Travelling steady
    • Quick Change Tool Post & 2 holders
  • Puma_Centre_Lathe_2000mm_2

    Puma Centre Lathe 2000mm

    • 2000mm between Centres
    • 660mm Diameter over Bed
    • 105mm Spindle Bore  
  • Tovaglieri_Centre_Lathe_2500mm

    Tovaglieri GTL310 Centre Lathe 2500mm

    • 2500mm Between Centres
    • 630mm Diameter over Bed
    • 58mm Spindle Bore  
  • Yunnan_Centre_Lathe

    Yunnan Centre Lathe 2000mm

    • 2000mm between Centres
    • 660mm diameter over bed
    • 870mm diameter in gap
    • 105mm spindle bore diameter
    • Digital Read Out
    • 3 Jaw Chuck
    • 4 Jaw Chuck
    • Fixed steadies
    • Travelling steady
    • Quick Change Tool Post & 4 holders
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