We're proud to be introducing this all new gear head lathe, the Warco GH550.
Responding to many customer requests for an affordable gear head lathe with a relatively compact size, the GH550 slots into our range perfectly.
With the benefit of gear head operation, we've already had extremely positive feedback from our customers for this lathe.
Speed selection is effortless by simply moving the gear selection levers.
Conventional gear head drive machine, very robust throughout, this lathe is truly built to last. For the serious machinist, engineering professional or home engineer.
Wide range of features, including:
Fully reversible induction motor
Dedicated feed shaft for longitudinal and cross feed
Separate leadscrew for thread cutting functions
Telescopic lead screw cover
Wide, double vee bedway – hardened and ground
Adjustable gibs to slideways
Off set facility to tailstock
Tailstock engraved metric calibrations
Metric and imperial thread cutting – all necessary steel gears supplied
Reversible leadscrew for left hand threading
High tensile cast iron bed
Taper roller bearing headstock spindle
Power cross feed
Hardened and precision ground headstock gears
Powerful 1100w motor
Supplied with a range of accessories and tools, including:
3 Jaw chuck - 160mm self centering with inside and outside jaws
4 Jaw chuck - 160mm independent
Tailstock dead centre
Thread dial indicator
Halogen low voltage lighting
4 Way indexing toolpost
Swarf tray and rear chip guard
Tool box and maintenance tools
Complete with instruction manual and full spare parts list.
All of the above equipment comes with no extra charge. This lathe is ideally suited to professional metalworkers and engineers, hobbyists and schools or training establishments alike. Offering extremely robust construction, these lathes offer extremely high levels of precision and accuracy.
Buy with confidence from Warco - we've been selling lathes just like this for four decades now, and have always prided ourselves on our after sales service. Hugely comprehensive range of spare parts also available should you ever need them.
Each machine comes fully guaranteed.
Every Warco lathe is fully run and tested by a qualified member of our team before leaving our premises, and is supplied with an individual accuracy test report.
Swing over cross slide
Distance between centres
Maximum tool size
Range of spindle speeds
60 - 1650 rpm (12)
Range of metric threads
0.5 - 4mm (17)
Range of imperial threads
9 - 40 tpi (24)
Longitudinal feeds metric
0.175 – 1.396mm/r
Longitudinal feeds imperial
0.0041 – 0.0388inch/r
Cross feed metric
0.0037 – 0.296mm/r
Cross feed imperial
0.0009 – 0.0082inch/r
Tailstock quill travel
Top slide travel
Cross slide travel
Compound slide swivel
Dimensions L x W x H
1350 x 620 x 1230mm
Measurements taken to end of handle grips. The general dimensions on these pages may be subject to minor variations and should be used for guidance only.
Price includes VAT at 20% and UK mainland delivery.
Over 40 years of supplying lathes and engineering machinery to customers worldwide.