WM 240 Lathe Variable Speed

Very high quality Warco metal lathe, with variable speed and integrated rev counter.  Highly accurate machine, featuring powerful motor and large range of additional tooling.

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£1,085.00 Inc. VAT


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Warco WM 240 Variable Speed Lathe

Extremely robust build quality comes as standard on the Warco WM 240.  Designed with reliable, long term performance as a priority, this popular heavy duty machine offers the highest levels of accuracy and is packed with features.


Features include:

  • Two speed bands allow maximum torque in the lower speeds
  • Infinitely variable from 50 - 2,000 rpm
  • Double vee bedway - hardened and ground
  • Adjustable gibs to slideways
  • Off set facility to tailstock
  • Large cross slide with two full length tee slots
  • Tailstock quill engraved metric and imperial
  • Reversible motor
  • Metric and imperial thread cutting
  • Zero/friction dials
  • Left hand threading facility
  • Thread dial indicator
  • NEW Powerful 1.1kw motor

Warco WM-240 Lathe


Supplied with a range of tools & accessories, including:

  • Swarf tray
  • Read splash guard
  • Face plate
  • Three jaw 125mm self centre chuck with inside and outside jaws
  • Four jaw independent 125mm chuck
  • Fixed steady
  • Travelling steady
  • Two dead centres
  • Toolbox with tools
  • Operation manual and full spare parts list


All of the above tools are included with the price of one of these lathes - with no additional charges. Each WM 240 comes with a full guarantee for your peace of mind.

We've always prided ourselves on our customer service, so rest assured when buying from Warco, you're in safe hands.  And we have an extremely large range of spares available should you ever need them - as well as just about any lathe tool  you could ever need for this machine.


  • Available in metric.
  • Also available as a belt drive lathe - Warco WM 240B.


Our team thoroughly test every single lathe before despatch, and each WM 240 will come with an individual accuracy test report.  Bare metal surfaces are protected by a thin layer of grease which is easily removed with a cloth.  No further preparation is required - once it arrives via our no extra charge delivery service, simply plug in and enjoy  your new lathe.



Item No.


Centre height


Maximum swing


Swing over cross slide


Distance between centres


Bed width


Longitudinal travel


Spindle taper


Spindle bore


Maximum tool size


Range of spindle speeds

50-100  /  100-2200 rpm

Range of metric threads

0.4 - 3mm

Range of imperial threads

10 - 44 tpi

Tailstock taper


Tailstock quill travel


Top slide travel


Cross slide travel


Headstock bearings

Taper roller

Compound slide swivel


Chuck mounting

Flange fitting


1.1kw (1100w)

Power supply


Dimensions L x W x H

1066 x 585 x 470mm



Please note that DC motors do not run at full speed in reverse.

Measurements taken to end of handle grips

You can order one of these quality lathes online, or call us on 01428 682929.


Our price includes UK mainland delivery and VAT at 20%.


Buy with confidence from Warco, over 40 years of supplying lathes to engineers worldwide.