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.


 Stock Number  JT-323230
 Carriage Travel (In.)  27-3/8
 Compound Slide Travel (In.)  3
 Max Tool Size (In.)  3/4 x 3/4
 Model Number  GHB-1236
 Motor (HP)  2HP, 230V, Single Phase
 Number of Inch Threads  36
 Number of Longitudinal and Cross Feed Rates  48/36
 Number of Metric Threads  32
 Number of Spindle Speeds  9
 Overall Dimensions (L x W x H) (In.)  66.14 x 29.53 x 57.48
 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.)  1575
 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
WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm



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