Baileigh PL-1640 precision lathe


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Baileigh PL-1640 precision lathe

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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 with a 7.5 hp motor which runs on 220-volt 3-phase power
  • Factory-installed Mitutoyo DRO (digital readout) helps you make precise cuts with no assembly required
  • Precision ground and hardened ways will withstand years of use in any metalworking shop
  • ⅝” square indexing tool post with a steady rest and follow rest
  • 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, emergency foot brake, and Halogen work light
  • Headstock chuck guard with automatic safety switch and flood coolant system (with backsplash guard) to prolong machine life


 Bed Height (In.)  12.20"
 Center Height  7.086
 Compound Rest Width  4.33
 Compound Slide Travel (In.)  4.75"
 Range of Cross Feeds (MMPR)  40 / .015 – .320 mm / rev.
 Cross Slide Travel (In.)  9
 Cutting Tool Max Section  .625" x .625"
 Distance Between Centers (In.)  40"
 Input Power  220V / 3-phase
 Lead Screw Diameter  1.25
 Leadscrew Thread Pitch  4 T.P.I.
 Longitudinal Feeds Imperial Qty Speed  40 / .0012" – .0252" / rev.
 Longitudinal Feeds Metric Qty Speed  40 / .032 – .640 mm / rev.
 Model Number  PL-1640
 Quill Taper  Morse #6
 Shipping Dimensions (L x W x H) (In.)  90x37x81
 Spindle Bore (In.)  2.0625"
 Spindle Taper with Sleeve  Morse #4
 Swing Over Bed (In.)  16"
 Swing Over Cross Slide (In.)  9.45"
 Swing Through Gap (In.)  23.42"
 Table Length (In.)  74.75"
 Tailstock Spindle Travel (In.)  4.75"
 Taper in Tailstock Spindle  2.125"
 Weight (Lbs.)  3940
 Width of Bed (In.)  11.81"
 Speed (rpm)  30 – 2000 rpm
 Threads Diametrical Quality Speed (D.P.)  32 / 4–32 D.P.
 Threads Imperial Quality Speed (T.P.I.)  40 / 2–56 T.P.I.
 Threads Metric Quality Speed (mm pitch)  53 / .4–14 mm pitch
 Threads Modular Quality Speed (M.P.)  44 / .4–7 M.P.

*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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