GMC Heavy Duty Precision Gap Bed Lathe GML-3280

GMC Heavy Duty Precision Gap Bed Lathe GML-3280


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GMC 32" x 80" Heavy Duty Precision Gap Bed Lathe GML-3280

  • ISO 9001 certified
  • Large spindle bore 4-1/8”
  • 4-way rapid traverse on Longitudinal and cross ways
  • All dual inch/metric dials.
  • solid cast iron machine base
  • Heavy Duty main motor 15 HP
  • 12 spindle speeds from 25-1,600 rpm
  • 4-way rapid traverse on the carriage, cross and longitudinal ways
  • 54 kinds of inch threads and metric threads
  • Threading and feeding rate change by levers
  • Spindle is balanced, hardened and precision ground
  • Spindle is supported at 3-point by high precision bearings
  • All gears and shafts are hardened and precision ground
  • Guideways induction hardened and precision ground
  • Automatic lubrication system in headstock and feed box
  • Tools box with leveling pads


  • Free SINO DRO, installed
  • Free Taper turning attachment, , installed
  • 12” 3-jaw chuck with top reversible jaws
  • 16” 4-jaw chuck
  • 20” Face plate
  • 10” drive plate
  • ¾”-7-1/2” steady rest with roller jaws
  • 1”-5” follow rest
  • Removable gap
  • 4-way tools post
  • Chuck guard with safety shut off
  • Foot brake
  • Halogen Work light
  • coolant system
  • Full length rear splash
  • (2) dead centers and (1) reducing sleeve
  • Thread chasing dial
  • Tool box and leveling pads


  • PART#900-0051-500: ALORIS type QC tool post set, 6 pcs: $1,850.00
  • 7-1/2” to 15-1/4” large steady rest with roller jaws: $1,850.00
  • PART#900-0050-05: Live center for tailstock MT# 5: $195.00

Specifications are subject to change without notice.

NOTE: Data is provided by the manufacturer.



ManufacturerGMC Machine Tools
Stock NumberGML-3280
Max. swing over bed32"
Max. length of workpiece80"
Max. swing over cross slide22-7/16"
Max. Swing in gap40-1/2"
Width of Bed16"
Effective length in gap to spindle10"
Effective length in gap to chuck jaws7"
Spindle bore4-1/8", D1-8
Taper of spindle centerMT#5 with 1:20 reducing sleeve
Spindle speeds25-1,600 rpm / 16 steps
Longitudinal feeds0.0016-0.055 IPR, 25 kinds
Cross feeds0.0008-0.027 IPR, 25 kinds
Inch threads80-7/16 TPI, 54 kinds
Metric threads0.45-120 mm , 54 kinds
Module threads0.25-60mm, 46 kinds
Diametral pitch threads60-0.25 DP , 42 kinds
Max. travel of top slide9-1/8"
Max. travel of cross slide16-1/2"
Longitudinal rapid travel speed18 ft / min.
Cross slide rapid travel speed8 ft / min.
Diameter of tailstock quill3-1/2"
Max. travel of tailstock quill6"
Taper of tailstock quill centerM.T. # 5
Max. weight of workpiece2,000 lbs.
4-way tool post size1" x 1"
Longitudinal leadscrew diameter / pitchDiameter: 3” Pitch: 2 TPI
Main Motor15 HP, 220V/440V, 3 phase, prewired on 220V
Rapid traverse motor1/3 HP, 220V/440V, 3 phase, prewired on 220V
Coolant pump motor1/8 HP,220V/440V, 3 phase, prewired on 220V
Net Weight, approx.9,350 lbs
Overall Dimensions146" x 48" x 67"