The LittleMachineShop.com HiTorque 8.5x20 Bench Lathe is the best in its class. No other lathes in this size offer power cross feed.
The Deluxe model includes digital readouts on the cross slide and compound rest; an AXA quick change tool post set with five tool holders; anodized aluminum hand wheels, knobs, and levers with black anodizing in the hand wheels; and a heavy duty splash guard. In addition, the compound rest is modified to better accommodate a quick change tool post.
The 1000 Watt brushless spindle drive motor provides tremendous low-end torque. And you can vary the speed from 100 rpm to 2000 rpm continuously in both directions. There are no gears to shift.
The cross feed and compound rest dials are graduated in 0.001" and advance 0.050" per turn. The lathe is equipped with a 4-way indexing tool post set for 10 mm tools.
A reversible 2 mm pitch lead screw provide extended threading capability. You can create every American Standard Unified class 2A inch screw thread from 4 to 80 threads per inch, and you can create every American Standard Metric class 6h thread from 0.2 to 8 mm pitch with the change gears that are included. All the gears on this lathe are metal.
The LittleMachineShop.com model 3595 HiTorque 8.5x20 Bench Lathe is a version of the SIEG SC4 bench lathe.
*NOTE* We ship machines only to the US and Canada.
These machines ship by truck because they are simply too heavy and bulky for UPS Parcel Service. We normally ship truck orders the day after we receive the order. We add the following shipping cost to your order total:
Other Continental US
Delivery to commercial address
Delivery to school or secured location
Delivery to freight terminal
Delivery to residential address (includes liftgate)
"Far West" refers to ten western states: CA, OR, WA, AZ, NV, ID, UT, NM, CO, WY.
For delivery to Alaska, Hawaii, or Puerto Rico, we will check with several trucking companies to get the best price and then call for your approval before we ship.
For Canadian shipments we will provide an all-inclusive quotation for shipping, brokerage, and taxes. The brokerage fees are $108. The taxes vary by province. If you have a customs broker or want to self-clear customs please let us know.
We ship machines only to the US and Canada.
The shipping charges shown above cover the cost of shipping the machine and anything else that you purchase with it, including a second (and third) machine, up to 700 pounds total.
A "commercial address" has a company name, a public entrance and posted hours of operation. If you do not have a forklift or loading dock at your place of business, you must add the liftgate fee. If you are running a business at your residence without a public entrance and posted company name and hours of operation it is considered a residence and a not commercial address.
Schools, colleges, universities, university hospitals, military bases, government facilities and other secured locations are charged a limited access fee that is included in the amounts in the chart above.
If you choose Terminal Pickup, and there is not a terminal within 30 miles, we will confirm with you that you still want Terminal Pickup.
Liftgate service is included in the residential delivery fee. The trucking company will call you to schedule the delivery.
We offer inside delivery, machine placement and stand assembly services at extra cost:
Gets the machine inside 1 threshold Includes liftgate service
Includes all Inside Deliver services Notification of arrival Move the machine to any room within reason Uncrate the machine Place it on a table or bench Haul away crate and debris
Includes all Machine Placement services Unpack the stand. Assemble the stand Mount machine on the stand
These services do not include bringing the items up any stairs. An elevator is needed. There is no machine testing included. This is only for unpacking and placing the machine. Any clean-up of grease, and such is your responsibility.