JET Tools GHB-1236 Geared Head Bench Lathe & ACU-RITE 203 DRO in Jet Metalworking, Turning, Lathes

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JET Tools GHB-1236 Geared Head Bench Lathe & ACU-RITE 203 DRO 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 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.


  • Precision spindle roller bearings
  • High quality steel hardened gears in headstock
  • Lead screw cover
  • Cast iron stand
  • Foot Brake comes standard
  • Emergency Stop within easy reach of the Operator
  • Chuck Guard
  • Mounted on stand with foot pedal, coolant and ready to use
  • Enclosed gearbox design provides smooth, quiet operation
  • Gap bed section provided for larger diameter work
  • Adjustable gibs are incorporated in the carriage & slideways
  • Gearbox gives wide range of inch & metric threading & feed capabilities with few gear changes
  • Compound and cross slide have backlash adjustment
  • Tailstock may be offset for turning tapers and include an inch/metric graduated quill
  • Spindle Spider available for ease of turning Gun barrels
  • 6" 3-Jaw Chuck
  • 8" 4-Jaw Chuck
  • 10" Face Plate
  • Steady Rest with Roller Bearings
  • Follow Rest
  • Quick Change Toolpost
  • 5pc Set of Holders
  • LED Work Lamp
  • MT3 Live Center
  • MT-5/3 Sleeve


  • Digital ReadoutACU-RITE 203
  • Swing Over Bed (In.)12
  • Swing Over Cross Slide (In.)7-1/2
  • Swing Through Gap (In.)18
  • Distance Between Centers (In.)33
  • Spindle Bore (In.)1.575
  • Spindle MountD1-4
  • Number of Spindle Speeds9
  • Range of Spindle Speeds (RPM)75 - 1400
  • Spindle Taper with SleeveMT-5
  • Number of Longitudinal and Cross Feed Rates48/36
  • Range of Longitudinal Feeds (IPR)0.0019 - 0.0472
  • Range of Cross Feeds (IPR)0.0014 - 0.0116
  • Number of Inch Threads36
  • Range of Inch Threads (TPI)4-60
  • Number of Metric Threads32
  • Range of Metric Threads0.4-7mm
  • Max Tool Size (In.)3/4 x 3/4
  • Compound Slide Travel (In.)3
  • Cross Slide Travel (In.)5-1/2
  • Carriage Travel (In.)27-3/8
  • Tailstock Spindle Travel (In.)3-1/2
  • Taper in Tailstock SpindleMT-3
  • Follow Rest Capacity (In.)0.31-2.16
  • Steady Rest Capacity (In.)0.31-2.95
  • Width of Bed (In.)7.12
  • Motor (HP)2HP, 230V, Single Phase
  • Prewired (V.)230V
  • Overall Dimensions (L x W x H) (In.)66.14 x 29.53 x 57.48
  • Weight (Lbs.)1210


JET warrants every product it sells. If one of our tools needs service or repair, one of our Authorized Service Centers located throughout the United States can give you quick service. In most cases, any of these JPW Industries Authorized Service Centers can authorize warranty repair, assist you in obtaining parts, or perform routine maintenance and major repair on your JET Tools. For the name of an Authorized Service Center in your area call 1-800-274-6848.

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