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Lathe Chuck, 3-Jaw 6"

Lathe Chuck, 3-Jaw 6"
Part Number: 2028
Weight: 22.0 lb

Price: $183.90

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  • 3-jaw self centering lathe chuck
  • 6" (160 mm) diameter
  • Includes chuck key, inside and outside jaws
  • Plain back mounting
  • High quality steel, hardened and ground


This 6 inch 3-Jaw self-centering lathe chuck includes a chuck key, inside and outside jaws, and mounting bolts.

This chuck has a 1.57" (40 mm) through hole. The chuck can hold work up to 5.70" (145 mm) in diameter.

This is a plain back chuck and requires a backplate adapter to mount it.

The radial runout of a test bar held in this chuck, when the chuck is mounted true, is 0.003" maximum.

Chris' Tips

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This chuck is too big to fit on a mini lathe.

Here are instructions for centering work in a 4-jaw chuck. It's easy if you follow this procedure.

Here is a chart that provides lathe chuck capacities and mounting dimensions.


Rated Capacity, Inside Jaws 0.12" - 2.17" (3.0 mm - 55.0 mm)
Rated Capacity, Outside Jaws 2.17" - 5.71" (55.0 mm - 145.0 mm)
Registration Recess Diameter 5.12" (130.0 mm)
Registration Recess Depth 0.20" (5.0 mm)
Bolt Circle Diameter 5.59" (142.0 mm)
Center Hole Diameter 1.57" (40.0 mm)
Diameter, Overall 6.30" (160.0 mm)
Height 2.56" (65.0 mm)
Number and Size of Bolts 3 M8



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