JET Tools GHB-1236 Geared Head Bench Lathe in Jet Metalworking, Turning, Lathes

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JET Tools GHB-1236 Geared Head Bench Lathe in Jet Metalworking, Turning, Lathes

This new JET GHB-1236 Geared Head Bench Lathe is engineered to cut and taper with exacting accuracy. Positioned on a heavy-duty cast iron stand with a newly added built-in footbrake, the GHB-1236 features precision induction hardened ground bed-ways, spindle roller bearings, and high-quality steel hardened gears in the headstock for ultimate working durability.


  • Compound and cross slide have backlash adjustment
  • Emergency stop within easy reach of the Operator
  • Enclosed gearbox design provides smooth, quiet operation
  • Gearbox gives wide range of inch & metric threading & feed capabilities with few gear changes
  • Induction hardened and ground bedway
  • Mounted on stand with foot pedal, coolant and ready to use
  • Spindle Spider available for ease of turning Gun barrels
  • Steady Rest with Roller Bearings
  • Tailstock may be offset for turning taper


Stock Number JT9-321236
Carriage Travel (In.) 27-3/8
Compound Slide Travel (In.) 3
Length of Gap (In.) 8-3/4
Max Tool Size (In.) 3/4 x 3/4
Model Number GHB-1236
Motor (HP) 2HP, 230V, Single Phase
Number of Inch Threads 36.0000
Number of Longitudinal and Cross Feed Rates 48/36
Number of Metric Threads 32.0000
Number of Spindle Speeds 9
Overall Dimensions (L x W x H) (In.) 66-1/64 x 29-1/2 x 59-13/16
Prop 65 Cancer and Reproductive Harm
Range of Cross Feeds (IPR) 0.0014 - 0.0116
Range of Inch Threads (TPI) 4-60
Range of Longitudinal Feeds (IPR) 0.0019 - 0.0472
Range of Metric Threads 0.4-7mm
Range of Spindle Speeds (RPM) 75 - 1400
Spindle Bore (In.) 1.575
Spindle Mount D1-4
Spindle Taper with Sleeve MT-5
Steady Rest Capacity (In.) 0.31-2.95
Swing Over Bed (In.) 12
Swing Over Cross Slide (In.) 7-1/2
Swing Through Gap (In.) 18
Tailstock Spindle Travel (In.) 3-1/2
Taper in Tailstock Spindle MT-3
Weight (Lbs.) 1210
Width of Bed (In.) 7.12






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