EML-290 Bench Lathe, 1.5kW Motor and DRO
They are here! Shipping as of 10th May
Want to get the best performance in your hobby machine shop with a 2 axis Digital Read Out? Have the space for a proper sized lathe? Then this is a perfect machine for you. The EML-290 bench lathe boasts, powered crossfeed, a inverter driven 1.5kW spindle, 3 ratio gearbox and Camlock Chuck!
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This one has a 2 axis Sino DRO with optical scales!
Our first lathe was a dinky little thing with a 750W motor and 300mm between centres. It paid itself off within a couple of years making parts for our flexible oil return hoses, but only after we upgraded the motor to 3-phase and drove it off an inverter. So as you can image we looked hard to find a supplier that would be able to supply a good machine to our spec, and now we have the EML-290 manual lathe. A machine aimed at the serious home workshop with the space and the need for larger diameters and lengths.
The EML-290 boasts a massive 38mm (approx. 1.5″) spindle bore with a MT5 taper, 290mm swing over bed (11.4″) and 700mm (27.5″) between centres. Suffice to say, there is plenty of room for most workpieces on this machine.
As standard, the EML-290 comes with a full package of accessories: Fixed and travelling steadies, dead centres, face plate, 4 jaw chuck, all the tools you would need and of course the key to the CamLock chuck!
Screw cutting is a breeze with this machine as is facing off thanks to the integral screwcutting gearbox and the power crossfeed. The latter runs of a secondary shaft, just like on industrial machines.
We have stock of stands and wedge type quick change tool posts. A DRO can also be supplied fitted or for retrofit upon request.
This machine really does boast some other cool features too, for example it has a dovetailed cross-slide to allow fitment of a rear toolpost, or a vice! It is also ready to accept an auxiliary milling head too.
Obviously, no self respecting turner would tolerate anything less than a lever locking tailstock.
|Model||EML-290 (based on SP2129)|
|Max. Swing over bed||290 mm|
|Distance between centers||700mm|
|Swing over cross slide travel||180mm|
|Width of bed||182mm|
|Range of spindle speed||50-1800r/min|
|Range of cross feed||0.01~0.10mm/rev|
|Range of longitudinal feed||0.085～0.832mm/rev|
|Range of Imperial thread||8～56T.P.I|
|Range of Metric thread||0.2～3.5mm|
|Top slide travel||65mm|
|Cross slide travel||160mm|
|Tailstock quill travel||70mm|
|Taper of tailstock quill||MT3|
|Motor power||1.5kw – with 1Phase to 3Phase inverter|
|Packing Size (L*W*H)||145*70*68cm|