Baileigh PL-1640 precision lathe


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Baileigh PL-1640 precision lathe

The perfect combination of size and power, this precision lathe includes a Mitutoyo DRO, a collar stop system, and a heavy cast iron base to ensure accuracy.


  • 12 speeds from 30 to 2,000 rpm.
  • 7.5 hp motor runs on 220-volt 3-phase power.
  • No assembly required.
  • Factory-installed Mitutoyo DRO (digital readout) helps you make precise cuts.
  • Precision ground and hardened ways will withstand years of use in any metalworking shop.
  • ⅝” square indexing tool post.
  • Collar system lets you set stops for repeat parts.
  • This is a gap lathe, so you can remove a section of the slide to fit a slightly larger diameter.
  • Full cast iron base, integrated into the mainframe, makes this one of the most rigid lathes on the market.
  • Comes standard with:
    • 3-jaw chuck.
    • Headstock chuck guard with automatic safety switch.
    • Steady rest and follow rest.
    • Emergency foot brake.
    • Flood coolant system (with backsplash guard) to prolong machine life.
    • Halogen work light.


  Item Number  PL-1640
  Speed  30 – 2000 rpm
 Spindle Bore  2.0625"
 Threads Diametrical Qty Speed  32 / 4–32 D.P.
 Threads Imperial Qty Speed  40 / 2–56 T.P.I.
 Threads Metric Qty Speed  53 / .4–14 mm pitch
 Threads Module Qty Speed  44 / .4–7 M.P.
 Spindle Taper Sleeve  Morse #4
 Spindle Taper Nose  Morse #6
 Tailstock Quill Dia  2.125"
 Tailstock Quill Taper  Morse #4
 Tailstock Quill Travel  4.75"
 Compound Rest Width  4.33"
 Center Height  7.086"
 Compound Travel  4.75"
 Bed Height  12.20"
 Bed Length  17157
 Bed Width  11.81"
 Longitudinal Feeds Metric Qty Speed  40 / .032 – .640 mm / rev.
 Main Motor  7.5 hp
 Longitudinal Feeds Imperial Qty Speed  40 / .0012" – .0252" / rev.
 Lead Screw Diameter  1.25"
 Lead Screw Thread Pitch  4 T.P.I.
 Max. Swing In Gap Length  6.125"
 Max. Swing Over Bed  16"
 Max. Swing Over Cross Slide  9.45"
 Max. Swing In Gap Dia  23.42"
 Cross Feeds Imperial Qty Speed  40 / .0006" – .0126" / rev.
 Cross Feeds Metric Qty Speed  40 / .015 – .320 mm / rev.
 Cross Slide Travel  9"
 Cross Slide Width  7.08"
 Cutting Tool Max Section  .625" x .625"
 Distance Between Centers  40"
 Feed Rod  .708 dia.
 Power  220V / 3-phase
 Shipping Weight  3940lbs
 Shipping Dimensions (Inches)  90x37x81

*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.

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