Having just been installed in a number of TAFE campuses, Morton SSM 1330 centre lathes, distributed in Australia by Standaco Machinery Sales , are well suited to training purposes.
These centre lathes are built for precision engineering, and are also available with variable speed motors for added flexibility.
Manufactured in Taiwan, SSM 1330 centre lathes feature:
- 3and 4 jaw chuck and face plate
- 1 fixed and 1 travelling steady
- chuck guard with microswitch
- Lead screw and feed shaft cover
- footbrake; and
- CE Electrics.
Weighing in at 750kg, the units have a swing over bed measuring 356mm, a spindle bore of 38mm and main spindle operating power of 3 HP. The distance between centres is 1000mm, and the lathes operate at an 8 step spindle speed of 90 to 1800rpm.