Baileigh PL-1340 metal lathe


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Baileigh PL-1340 metal lathe

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Equipped with a Mitutoyo DRO, quick-change tool post, and cast iron base, this compact gear-head metal lathe is one of the most rigid in its class.


  • 2 hp motor runs on 220-volt single-phase power with 8 speeds from 70 to 2,000 rpm is great for shops with limited power and no assembly required
  • Comes with a factory installed Mitutoyo DRO (digital readout) for making precise cuts
  • Capable of making metric and standard threads
  • Quick-change 4-way tool post saves you time and hassle
  • All movement of the machining carriage rides on precision ground and hardened slideways
  • This is a gap lathe, so you can remove a section of the slide to fit a slightly larger diameter
  • We use the best iron castings in the industry to support the ways and maintain high accuracy over many years of use
  • Comes standard with 3-jaw chuck, headstock chuck guard with automatic safety switch, steady rest and follow rest
  • Other features include an emergency foot brake, Halogen work light, and flood coolant system (with backsplash guard) to prolong machine life


 Center Height  6.5
 Compound Rest Travel  2.68
 Compound Rest Width  3
 Cross Slide Travel (In.)  6.29
 Cutting Tool Max Section  .625" x .625"
 Distance Between Centers (In.)  40"
 Input Power  220V 1-Phase
 Lead Screw Diameter  0.875
 Leadscrew Thread Pitch  8 T.P.I.
 Longitudinal Feeds Imperial Qty Speed  32 / .0020" – .5480" / rev.
 Longitudinal Feeds Metric Qty Speed  32 / .052 – 13.92 mm / rev.
 Model Number  PL-1340
 Modular Pitch Threads Range  21 / .2–3 M.P.
 Product Lease Price  502
 Quill Taper  Morse #5
 Shipping Dimensions (L x W x H) (In.)  76x40x62
 Spindle Bore (In.)  1.5
 Spindle Taper with Sleeve  Morse #3
 Swing Over Bed (In.)  13"
 Swing Over Cross Slide (In.)  7.79"
 Swing Through Gap (In.)  18.75"
 Table Length (In.)  5.125"
 Tailstock Spindle Travel (In.)  4.5"
 Taper in Tailstock Spindle  1.65"
 Weight (Lbs.)  1630
 Width of Bed (In.)  7.375"
 Speed (rpm)  70 – 2000 rpm
 Threads Diametrical Quality Type (D.P.)  32 / 8–120 D.P.
 Threads Imperial Quality Type (T.P.I.)  31 / 4–56 T.P.I.

*Specifications subject to change without notice.


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Warranty Information

Limited Warranty: Seller warrants to the original end-user that the Goods manufactured or provided by Seller under this Agreement shall be free of defects in material or workmanship for a period of twelve (12) months from the date of purchase, provided that the Goods are installed, used, and maintained in accordance with any instruction manual or technical guidelines provided by the Seller or supplied with the Goods, if applicable. The original end-user must give written notice to Seller of any suspected defect in the Goods prior to the expiration of the warranty period. The original end-user must also obtain a RGA from Seller prior to returning any Goods to Seller for warranty service under this paragraph. Seller will not accept any responsibility for Goods returned without a RGA. The original end-user shall be responsible for all costs and expenses associated with returning the Goods to Seller for warranty service. In the event of a defect, Seller, at its sole option, shall repair or replace the defective Goods or refund to the original end-user the purchase price for such defective Goods. Goods are not eligible for replacement or return after a period of 30 days from date of receipt. The foregoing warranty is Seller’s sole obligation, and the original end-user’s exclusive remedy, with regard to any defective Goods. This limited warranty does not apply to: (a) die sets, tooling, and saw blades; (b) periodic or routine maintenance and setup, (c) repair or replacement of the Goods due to normal wear and tear, (d) defects or damage to the Goods resulting from misuse, abuse, neglect, or accidents, (e) defects or damage to the Goods resulting from improper or unauthorized alterations, modifications, or changes, (f) any Goods that have not been installed and/or maintained in accordance with the instruction manual or technical guidelines provided by Seller, and (g) labor and costs associated with repair or installation of parts supplied under warranty.

Exclusion of other warranties: The foregoing limited warranty is in lieu of all other warranties, express or implied. Any and all other express, statutory or implied warranties, including but not limited to, any warranty of merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose are expressly disclaimed. No warranty is made which extends beyond that which is expressly contained herein.

If you have any questions about warranty information, please contact us at 800-562-4791