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15” Lathe Clausing/Colchester Variable Speed Lathe “The Professional Series”

Clausing/Colchester “The Professional” Lathe Features
  • AC Inverter Variable Speed Spindle Drive state of the art AC Spindle Drive featuring surface mount technology to give compact size and high reliability….4 years parts and labor warranty on drive
  • Interlocked End Guard Door with easy access for maintenance and changing end train gears
  • Leadscrew Reversing Box for faster thread cutting – reversal of the leadscrew with the spindle running at low speed
  • Easy to read Index Plate makes it simple to select the proper feed rate or threads
  • Three Headstock Gear Ranges for a wide spread of constant power – 33 to 1 – better than most CNC lathes
  • Infinitely Variable Spindle Speeds you can get the right spindle speed very quickly with a response like a CNC lathe, displayed on headstock
  • Electromagnetic Spindle Brake
  • Forced lubrication system the spindle bearings, gears and shafts are lubricated by a forced lubrication system
  • Precision Gamet Tapered Roller Spindle Bearings
  • Chuck Guard with limit switch
  • Anti-Friction Carriage Ways. Low-friction “Moglice” PTFE material between the saddle and bed for minimal bedwear and longer machine life
  • Saddle Mounted Chip Guard and Full Rear Splash Guard
  • Extra Wide Heavy-duty Cast Iron Bed with triangular webs for exceptional torsional stiffness and excellent chip clearance
  • Heavy Duty Tailstock for excellent rigidity – with extra heavy-duty quill
  • Covered Leadscrew protects leadscrew from chips
  • Wheeled Chip Bin has a large capacity for easy chip disposal
  • Hardened and Ground Bedways – all bedways are induction hardened and precision ground
  • Cast Iron Base provides the maximum support for the bed combined with sloping top surfaces to prevent the accumulation of coolant
Clausing/Colchester “The Professional” Specifications

Height of center- 7.67”
Swing over bed- 15.75”
Swing in gap- 23”
Width in front of faceplate- 6.5”
Swing over cross slide- 9.7”
Bedway width- 12.5”


Quill travel- 5.5”
Quill diameter- 2.87”
Quill taper- 5MT


Spindle bore- 2.12”
Spindle nose (camlock)- D1-6
Spindle nose taper- 4MT
Number of spindle speeds- 3 infinitely variable
Spindle Speed Range (rpm)- 14-2500
Low range (rpm)- 14-300
Mid range (rpm)- 35-830
High range (rpm)- 110-2500

Cross/Top Slide

Travel of cross slide- 9.8”
Width of cross slide- 7.09”
Travel of top slide- 5.1”
Width of top slide- 3.93”

Motor Dimensions

Spindle motor- 10 hp
Swing & Center Distance- 15” x 50”
Length x Height x Width- 99” x 51” x 51”
Weight approx.- 3,300 lbs.

Feeds & Threading

Longitudinal feed range- 0.0014”-0.048”
Cross feed range- 0.0007”-.024”
Number of inch pitches- 56
Range of inch pitches- 2-56 TPI
Number of metric pitches- 51
Range of metric pitches- 0.2-14mm
Number of diametral pitches- 20
Range of diametral pitches- 8-56
Number of module pitches- 20
Range of module pitches- 0.2-3.5

Standard Features
  • Spindle Center Bushing
  • Two MT Centers
  • Splash Guard
  • Chuck Guard
  • Leadscrew cover
  • Coolant System
  • Inch Threading Dial
  • Set of Wrenches and Keys
  • Instruction and Parts Manual
  • Accuracy Chart
  • Emergency Stop Button
  • Lockable Isolator Switch
  • One Shot Saddle and Cross Slide Lubrication
  • Forward/Reverse/Stop Switch
  • Standard 230/3/60 or 460/3/60 Volts (208/3/60 volts Require a Transformer)
Clausing/Colchester 15” “The Professional” Lathe

8044VSJ            15” x 50” VS Gap Bed Professional                                         $ 27,145.00

*Note: All Variable Speed Lathes are 230v or 460v.
(Note: transformer may be required for 460 depending on stock availability)

If 208v or 575v is required, a transformer must be purchased.

CLAUS3-A12K         12KVA 460 Volt to 230 Volt Transformer                    $ 1,595.00
CLAUS3-A12K-575  12KVA 575 Volt to 230 Volt Transformer                    $ 2,220.00
CLAUS2-A12K         12KVA 208 Volt to 230 Volt Transformer                    $  1,020.00

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