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WM 180 Lathe Variable Speed

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    High levels of quality on the WM 180, compact variable speed metal small lathe with very robust build quality throughout.

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    Warco WM 180 Variable Speed Lathe 

    The Warco WM 180 variable speed lathe comes with exceptional Warco quality as standard.

    Long proven to be a very popular machine as part of our range of metal turning lathes, the WM 180 offers superb reliability and build quality at an affordable price.

    A compact lathe, ideal for bench mounting. Alternatively we also offer an additional stand.

    The Warco WM 180 has made itself at home in many model engineers' workshops, with great feedback from our customers.

    Types available

    Features include

    • Two speed bands allow maximum torque in the lower speeds
    • Infinitely variable from 0-2,500 rpm
    • Double vee bedway - hardened and ground
    • Adjustable gibs to slideways
    • Off set facility to tailstock
    • Tailstock quill engraved metric and imperial
    • Reversible motor
    • Metric and imperial thread cutting
    • Zero friction dials
    • Steel gears
    • Powerful 600w motor
    • Steel gears.

    Warco WM180 Lathe

    Standard equipment included with no extra charge

    • Swarf tray
    • Rear splash guard
    • Face plate
    • 3 Jaw 100mm self centre chuck with inside and outside jaws
    • 4 Jaw independent chuck 100mm
    • Fixed steady
    • Travelling steady
    • Two dead centres - 2MT / 3MT
    • Compound slide
    • Thread dial indicator
    • Toolbox with maintenance tools
    • Operation manual and full spare parts list

    Buying a WM 180

    • Very versatile lathe, offering precision and robustness in a compact size, along with superb reliability and exceptional levels of quality.  
    • We have a hugely comprehensive range of spare parts available should you need them, as well as just about every accessory or additional lathe tool you'll ever need.
    • Variable speed machine, giving maximum flexibility.
    • Large range of standard equipment included with each of these lathes, for no additional cost.
    • Supplied complete and ready to use. 
    • Each machine is fully tested by a member of our team and comes with an individual accuracy test report.
    • Fully warrantied for peace of mind.
    • Find a introductory video here: Warco WM 180 lathe video.
    • Delivered free of charge to mainland UK addresses.


    Full specification

    Item No.

    3200AYZ / 3200YZ

    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

    0-1250  /  0-2500 rpm

    Range of metric threads

    0.5 - 3mm

    Range of imperial threads

    10 - 44 tpi

    Tailstock taper


    Tailstock quill travel


    Top slide travel


    Cross slide travel


    Compound slide swivel


    Chuck mounting

    Flange fitting



    Power supply


    Dimensions L x W x H
    Measurements taken to end of handle grips.

    813 x 380 x 330mm



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

    Order securely online, or call us on 01428 682929.

    No hidden charges, all Warco machine prices include VAT at 20% and UK mainland delivery.

    Buy with confidence - as a name you can trust, we have more than 45 years experience and expertise supplying lathes worldwide. Supporting model and professional engineers since 1976.


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