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Model SB1001

8K - 8" x 18" VARIABLE SPEED LATHE

SB1001 Resources:

A compact benchtop lathe with big lathe features, this heavy-duty South Bend 8K™ will surpass the expectations of the most demanding jeweler, as well as the person making small parts or using this lathe for a hobby.

Weighing in at a hefty 268 lbs., this lathe has a D1-3 camlock mount with a variable speed feature that allows the changing of speeds simply by turning the speed knob. Threads both inch and metric, and includes a threading dial indicator as well as the change gears.

High quality cogged belts are used for power transmission and reduced vibration. Hardened and ground South Bend signature V-Ways for a precise and long life of the lathe bed.

Specifications:
  • Swing over bed: 8"
  • Distance between centers: 18"
  • Swing over cross slide: 5"
  • Swing over saddle: 5"
  • Cross slide travel: 3-1/4"
  • Compound travel: 2-5/8"
  • Carriage travel: 17-5/8"
  • Spindle nose: D1-3
  • Spindle bore: 1-1/8"
  • Spindle taper: MT #3
  • Spindle speeds: (variable) 50 – 2300 RPM
  • Tailstock taper: MT #2
  • Tailstock barrel travel: 1-3/4"
  • Tailstock barrel diameter: 1-3/16"
  • Inch threads: (12) 10 - 32 TPI
  • Metric threads: (12) 0.4 – 3.0 mm
  • Longitudinal feed range: 0.003 – 0.006 in./rev.
  • Voltage/phase/amps: 120V, single-phase, 10A
  • Spindle motor: 1-1/2 HP
  • Overall size: 40"W x 18"D x 19"H
  • Approximate shipping weight: 268 lbs.
Standard Equipment:
  • Hardened and ground signature South Bend® Three V-way bed
  • Electronic variable speed controls
  • Threading dial indicator
  • Emergency stop button
  • Inch and metric graduations on tailstock barrel as well as dials
Features:
  • 4" 3-Jaw chuck with back plate & reversible Jaws
  • 4-Way tool post
  • MT #4.5 to MT #3 Morse Taper spindle sleeve
  • MT #2 dead center
  • MT #3 dead center
  • Complete set of change gears
  • Hex wrench set
  • Oil gun
  • Tailstock locking wrench
  • Tool box