BAILEIGH Precision Lathe PL-1640

BAILEIGH Precision Lathe PL-1640


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BAILEIGH 16" x 40" Precision Gear Head Engine Lathe PL-1640 The perfect combination of size and power, this precision lathe includes a Mitutoyo DRO, a collar stop system, and a heavy cast iron base to ensure accuracy.

  • 12 speeds from 30 to 2,000 rpm.
  • 7.5 hp motor runs on 220-volt 3-phase power.
  • No assembly required.
  • Factory-installed Mitutoyo DRO (digital readout) helps you make precise cuts.
  • Precision ground and hardened ways will withstand years of use in any metalworking shop.
  • 5/8” square indexing tool post.
  • Collar system lets you set stops for repeat parts.
  • This is a gap lathe, so you can remove a section of the slide to fit a slightly larger diameter.
  • Full cast iron base, integrated into the mainframe, makes this one of the most rigid lathes on the market.
  • 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.
  • Replacement parts are in stock at our Wisconsin headquarters for fast shipping.
  • Lifetime technical support by phone means that you can call our team of experienced metalworkers whenever you have questions or need project advice.

Specifications are subject to change without notice.

NOTE: Data is provided by the manufacturer.



ManufacturerBaileigh Industrial
Stock NumberBA9-1006140
Country of ManufactureTaiwan
Speed30 – 2000 rpm
Spindle Bore2.0625"
Threads Diametrical Qty Speed32 / 4–32 D.P.
Threads Imperial Qty Speed40 / 2–56 T.P.I.
Threads Metric Qty Speed53 / .4–14 mm pitch
Threads Module Qty Speed44 / .4–7 M.P.
Spindle Taper SleeveMorse #4
Spindle Taper NoseMorse #6
Tailstock Quill Dia2.125"
Tailstock Quill TaperMorse #4
Tailstock Quill Travel4.75"
Compound Rest Width4.33"
Center Height7.086"
Compound Travel4.75"
Bed Height12.20"
Bed Length74.75"
Bed Width11.81"
Longitudinal Feeds Metric Qty Speed40 / .032 – .640 mm / rev.
Main Motor7.5 HP
Longitudinal Feeds Imperial Qty Speed40 / .0012" – .0252" / rev.
Lead Screw Diameter1.25"
Lead Screw Thread Pitch4 T.P.I.
Max. Swing In Gap Length6.125"
Max. Swing Over Bed16"
Max. Swing Over Cross Slide9.45"
Max. Swing In Gap Dia23.42"
Cross Feeds Imperial Qty Speed40 / .0006" – .0126" / rev.
Cross Feeds Metric Qty Speed40 / .015 – .320 mm / rev.
Cross Slide Travel9"
Cross Slide Width7.08"
Cutting Tool Max Section.625" x .625"
Distance Between Centers40"
Feed Rod.708 dia.
Power220V / 3-phase
Shipping Dimensions (L/W/H)91" x 65" x 44"
Shipping Weight4,400 lbs.