Baileigh PL-1440E metal lathe


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Baileigh PL-1440E metal lathe

The PL-1440E metal lathe raises the bar for entry-level lathes. Built with ground and hardened slideways and a DRO, this gap lathe is reliable and precise.


  • Recommended for small to medium shops and schools.
  • 8 spindle speeds, ranging from 90 to 1,800 rpm.
  • 3 hp motor runs on a 220-volt single-phase power, so you can use it almost anywhere.
  • No assembly required. Just open the crate and wire it up.
  • Precision-ground and hardened ways ensure years of tight tolerances.
  • Digital readout (pre-installed) helps you make precise cuts.
  • Capable of making metric and standard threads.
  • Gap lathe design allows you remove a section of the slide to fit a slightly larger diameter.
  • Comes standard with:
    • 3-jaw and 4-jaw chucks.
    • Headstock chuck guard with automatic safety switch.
    • Steady rest and follow rest.
    • Face plate.
    • Safety foot brake.
    • Integrated coolant system, which maintains accuracy and helps the machine last longer.
    • Halogen work light.
  • Optional taper attachment for making cones is sold separately.


 Item Number  PL-1440E-1.0
 Spindle Speeds  90 - 1800 rpm
 Spindle Bore  1.5"
 Spindle Nose  D1-4"
 Threads Imperial Qty Speed  44 / 4-112 T.P.I.
 Threads Metric Qty Speed  22 / .45-7.5 mm
 Spindle Taper Sleeve  Morse #3
 Spindle Taper Nose  Morse #5
 Tailstock Quill Dia  1.772"
 Tailstock Quill Taper  Morse #3
 Tailstock Quill Travel  4.72"
 Bed Length  17156
 Bed Width  7.086"
 Main Motor  2 hp
 Longitudinal Feeds Imperial Qty Speed  .0012" – .0294"/rev.
 Lead Screw Diameter  .866"
 Lead Screw Thread Pitch  4 T.P.I.
 Max. Swing Over Bed  14"
 Max. Swing Over Cross Slide  8.6"
 Max. Swing In Gap Dia  19.9"
 Cross Feeds Imperial Qty Speed  .0003" – .01"/rev.
 Distance Between Centers  40"
 Feed Rod  .708" dia.
 Power  220V / 1-phase
 Shipping Weight  1450lbs
 Shipping Dimensions (Inches)  79x44x63
 Dimensions L x W x H  76" x 30" x 61"

*Specifications subject to change without notice.

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PL-1440E-1.0 Manual 1

PL-1440E-1.0 Manual 2

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.

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