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Turret AHL-2180 Premium Quality Centre Lathe

The Turret range of lathes incorporate many of the inherent design characteristics and features of the famous English Colchester lathes that have been sold world wide to many customers.

The Turret 21 series of lathe has the excellent inherent design features listed below to provide the rigidity and accuracy necessary to perform duty machining for all multi purpose engineering applications:

1500 and 3000mm between centers also available
  • Quality Taiwanese Manufacturing
  • Headstock spindle supported by two high grade taper roller precision bearings and a third high precision deep grove precision roller bearing.
  • Spindle machined from forged alloy steel, hardened ground and dynamically balanced
  • Gears are hardened and MAGG or Reishauer ground for extreme low noise levels
  • Bed ways are induction hardened and precision ground
  • Integrated automatic control for longitudinal and cross feeds, forward and reverse feeds
  • Anti-float design backlash eliminator fitted in cross slide nut
  • Camlock spindle with D1-8 nose
  • Headstock clutches (using the original Matrix multiplate clutches)
  • Automatic feed sensitive overload “kick-out” device
  • Turcite B coating between the bed and carriage
  • Pressure lubrication system in headstock can ensure its lubrication and cooling when high speed cutting
  • High degree of feel & sensitivity
  • Gap bed
  • "Strong" brand 310mm D1-8 Direct mounting 3 jaw chuck
  • 400mm Direct mounting 4 jaw chuck
  • Steadies
  • Footbrake
  • Chuck & rear splash guards
  • Coolant
  • Halogen lamp
  • Adjustable bed stop
  • Thread dial indicator
  • Right hand carriage wheel
  • Carriage lubrication
  • Shown Options
  • Taper turning attachment
  • Newall Digital Readout
  • Italian Rapidue quick change toolpost


Model AHL-2180
Swing over bed 533mm
Swing in gap 790mm
Swing over carriage 356mm
Distance between centres 2000mm
Spindle bore 80mm
Bed width 345mm
Speed range 20 - 1,600 rpm (16 steps)
Thread range 0.4 - 14mm (40 kinds)
Bed width 345mm
Tailstock taper 5MT
Motor 12.5 HP
Nett weight 3000 kg
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