Precision High Speed Manual Lathe

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PRWeb News Release – RKL1960V Precision High Speed Manual Lathe

Get a bigger manual lathe with all the precision and quality that are hallmarks of the LeBlond name. The RKL1960V lathe has a large 20″ swing diameter with available 40″ or 60″ distance between centers.

LeBlond RKL-1960V Precision Precision High Speed Manual Lathe



The headstock spindle is machined from forged alloy steel. It is hardened, ground and dynamically balanced. The spindle has three (3) point high grade precision bearings support.


There are three (3) headstock gear ranges
that supply a high torque in low range (30 to 125 RPM), medium range (125 to 450 RPM) and in high range (450 to 2200 RPM). The electronic control panel that is mounted above the headstock provides a RPM LED display, ON-OFF power indicator light, speed control knob, emergency stop push button and spindle jogging push button. The electronic infinitely variable speed is controlled by an AC motor inverter.

Wide BED with one piece BASE:

The one (1) piece machine floor base is made of solid cast iron. The bed is made of Meehanite casting that is vibration stress relieved. The bed ways are induction hardened and precision ground. The precision hand scraped bed has a removable gap. The 12″ wide 2V solid bed design provides rigidity that assures accuracy and maximum stability.


  • Main Drive Motor & Inverter 7.5HP
  • Electrics: 230V/3PH/60HZ
  • Coolant System with Pump
  • Chuck Guard with Safety Interlock
  • Removable Front Chip Pan
  • Full Length Splash Guard
  • Lockable Main Disconnect Switch
  • Halogen Work Light
  • Operation Manual & Parts List
  • Tool Box & Tools
  • Steady Rest w/Roller Jaws
  • Follow Rest w/Roller Jaws
  • Telescopic Taper Attachment
  • 4-Way Quick Tool Post
  • Face Plate (12″)
  • Safety Red Spindle Brake Pedal
  • Dead Centers (Qty 2)
  • Spindle Center Sleeve (Qty 1)
  • Thread Indicator
  • Leveling Pads (Qty 6)