Precision High Speed             Manual Lathe

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Reliability and performance with a legendary name in machine tools! Try the LeBlond RKL1300 series lathe with a 14″ swing in diameter and 40″ or 60″ distance between centers.

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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.


The lathe comes as a gearhead or Electronic Variable Speed (EVS) model. Regarding the EVS model, two headstock gear ranges that supply a high torque in low range (20 to 400 RPM) and in high range (400 to 2500 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. A 1/4 HP electric pump provides the headstock with forced pressure lubrication.

Wide BED with one piece BASE:

The one 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 base has a front mounted chip pan for easy removal of metal chips and debris. The 2V solid bed
design provides rigidity that assures accuracy and maximum stability.


  • 5.0HP Main Drive Motor & Inverter
  • Electrics: 230V/3PH/60HZ
  • Coolant System w/110V/1PH/60HZ Pump
  • Chuck Guard (Manual
  • Removable Front Chip Pan
  • Lockable Main Disconnect Switch
  • Halogen Work Light
  • Leveling Pads(Qty 6)
  • Operation Manual & Parts List
  • Tool Box & Tools

  • Steady Rest with Roller Jaws (6.0″ Capacity)
  • Follow Rest with Bronze Jaws (3.5″ Capacity)
  • Telescopic Taper Attachment
  • 4-Way Tool Post
  • Face Plate (10″ for D1-6)
  • Brake Pedal
  • Full Length Splash Guard
  • Dead Center (Qty 2)
  • Spindle Center Sleeve: MT6 X MT4 (Qty 1)


RKL Series Lathe Specifications Overview