Metal

Clausing Colchester Engine Lathe

Manufacturer: Clausing Colchester
Model: Series 8000

Description:
The Clausing Colchester 8000 series 13″ engine lathe is a 5 HP lathe capable of precision work in metal and plastic.  It can be used with either a 3- or 4-jaw chuck and has an Aloris-style quick-change tool post (BXA size).

Specifications:

Swing over bed 13.25″ (335mm)
Swing over cross-slide 8.25″ (210mm)
Distance between centers 25″
Motor 5 HP 3-phase
Spindle nose D1-4 Camlock
Spindle taper MT5
Spindle bore 1-5/8″ (40mm)
Spindle speed 30-2,500 RPM
Thread cutting 2-72 TPI

Benefits

  • Large turning capacity
  • Heavy cuts
  • Thread cutting
  • Power feed (cross and longitudinal)

Limitations

  • Tapers are limited to the travel of the compound

Materials

  • Metal (most non-hazardous alloys)
  • Plastic
  • No wood

Operations

  • Turning
  • Drilling
  • Boring
  • Single-point thread cutting