BAILEIGH Metal Lathe PL-1340

BAILEIGH Metal Lathe PL-1340


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Please note: many products ship straight from manufacturer BAILEIGH 13" x 40" Metal Lathe PL-1340 Equipped with a Mitutoyo DRO, quick-change tool post, and cast iron base, this compact gear-head metal lathe is one of the most rigid in its class.

  • 8 speeds from 70 to 2,000 rpm.
  • 2 hp motor runs on 220-volt single-phase power, great for shops with limited power.
  • No assembly required.
  • Comes with a factory-installed Mitutoyo DRO (digital readout) for making precise cuts.
  • Capable of making metric and standard threads.
  • Quick-change 4-way tool post saves you time and hassle.
  • All movement of the machining carriage rides on precision ground and hardened slideways.
  • This is a gap lathe, so you can remove a section of the slide to fit a slightly larger diameter.
  • We use the best iron castings in the industry to support the ways and maintain high accuracy over many years of use.
  • Comes standard with:
  • 3-jaw chuck.
  • Headstock chuck guard with automatic safety switch.
  • Steady rest and follow rest.
  • Emergency foot brake.
  • Flood coolant system (with backsplash guard) to prolong machine life.
  • Halogen work light.
  • Covered by a 1-year parts warranty.
  • We stock replacement parts at our Wisconsin headquarters so we can ship them directly to you.
  • You can count on lifetime technical support by phone from our team of experienced metalworkers


ManufacturerBaileigh Industrial
Stock NumberPL-1340
Country of ManufactureTaiwan
Set Over+/– .375"
Speed70 – 2000 rpm
Spindle Bore1.5"
Threads Diametrical Qty Type32 / 8–120 D.P.
Threads Imperial Qty Type31 / 4–56 T.P.I.
Threads Metric Qty Type26 / .4–7 mm pitch
Threads Module Qty Type21 / .2–3 M.P.
Spindle Taper SleeveMorse #3
Spindle Taper NoseMorse #5
Tailstock Quill Dia1.65"
Tailstock Quill TaperMorse #3
Tailstock Quill Travel4.5"
Compound Rest Travel2.68"
Compound Rest Width3"
Center Height6.5"
Bed Length5.125"
Bed Width7.375"
Bend Height11.41"
Longitudinal Feeds Metric Qty Speed32 / .052 – 13.92 mm / rev.
Main Motor2 HP
Longitudinal Feeds Imperial Qty Speed32 / .0020" – .5480" / rev.
Lead Screw Diameter.875"
Lead Screw Thread Pitch8 T.P.I.
Max. Swing In Gap Length4.5"
Max. Swing Over Bed13"
Max. Swing Over Cross Slide7.79"
Max. Swing In Gap Dia18.75"
Cross Slide Travel6.29"
Cross Slide Width4.625"
Cutting Tool Max Section.625" x .625"
Distance Between Centers40"
Feed Rod.75 dia.
Power220V 1-Phase
Shipping Dimensions (L/W/H)79" x 33" x 59"
Shipping Weight1,628 lbs.
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