WM 250 Lathe Variable Speed


    £1,625.00 Inc. VAT

    Quality compact and affordable metric metalworking lathe, with variable speed. Upgraded spec, now with brushless motor.

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    Warco WM 250 Variable Speed Lathe

    The Warco WM 250 variable speed metal lathe features exceptional Warco quality as standard. Packed with features, high power motor, very solidly built machine with high levels of precision, suitable for a wide range of metalworking tasks.

    Special summer offer!

    Limited offer now on. Buy a WM 250 lathe and in addition to all the standard equipment now receive these tools free:

    • Tailstock drill chuck
    • Revolving centre
    • Six piece set of 10mm tungsten carbide turning tools

    Everything you need to get started with this lathe.

    To get your free tools just order a WM250 online and while checking out enter "free tools offer" when you come to the order message field. (During checkout you are given a message option to add any information relating to your order)

    Features include

    • Two speed bands allow maximum torque in the lower speeds
    • Infinitely variable from 30 to 2,350 rpm
    • Double vee bedway - hardened and ground
    • Adjustable gibs to slideways
    • Offset facility to tailstock
    • Tailstock quill engraved metric and imperial
    • Reversible motor
    • Metric and imperial thread cutting
    • Reversible leadscrew for left hand threading
    • Thread dial indicator
    • Zero / friction dials
    • American made PCB for maximum reliability
    • Powerful 1100w motor
    • Huge torque in the low speed range.
    • NEW! Brushless motor
    • NEW! Improved motor speed range 30-3250 rpm


    Supplied with a range of accessories and tools, including

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

    All of the above comes with no additional charge.

    The WM 250

    • High quality, very robust and accurate lathe.
    • 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 with a 12 month warranty for no extra charge.
    • Also available - power cross feed version inverter drive of this machine, see the WM 250V Lathe.
    • 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.
    • The WM 250 is supplied fully assembled and ready to go - once it arrives via our free delivery service, simply plug in and enjoy your new lathe.
    • Lathe price includes UK mainland delivery.


    Full specification

    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

    30 - 1150 rpm
    85 - 2350 rpm

    Range of metric threads

    0.2 - 3.5mm

    Range of imperial threads

    8 - 56 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
    Measurements taken to end of handle grips.

    1120 x  585 x 500mm



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

    Order one of these lathes securely online today, or feel free to call us on 01428 682929. 

    Price includes UK mainland delivery and VAT at 20%. 

    Supplying quality lathes to engineers worldwide for over 40 years.

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