WM 240 Lathe Variable Speed

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    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. Now with brushless motor.

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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 in mind, this popular heavy duty machine is packed with features and offers high levels of accuracy.

    Features include

    • Two speed bands allow maximum torque in the lower speeds
    • Infinitely variable speed
    • 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
    • Thread dial indicator
    • Powerful 1.1kw motor
    • NEW! Brushless motor
    • NEW! Motor speed range 30-3250 rpm

    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.

    Buying a WM 240

    • Each machine comes with a full warranty 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.
    • Also available as a belt drive lathe - Warco WM 240B.
    • 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.


    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

    0.4 - 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
    Measurements taken to end of handle grips.

    1066 x 585 x 470mm



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

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

    Buy with confidence from Warco, supplying lathes and supporting engineers worldwide since 1975.

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