WM 240B Lathe Belt Drive


    £1,407.12 Inc. VAT

    £1,758.90 Inc. VAT

    Highly robust, traditional design belt drive machine. No compromise on quality, popular with model engineers and home workshops alike.

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    Warco WM 240B Belt Drive Lathe

    Traditional design

    This lathe is a direct response to high demand from our customers for just such a machine. We had many requests for a straightforward, belt drive machine from those who prefer this a metal turning speed selection, and the simplicity that belt drive offers.

    The Warco WM 240B is the ideal solution for those after an all new and exceptionally well built belt driven lathe. 

    Based on our well established WM 240 Variable Speed Lathe, and offering all the same levels of equipment and reliability - the significant change being the belt drive - the new Warco WM 240B is already proving to be a hit and a popular addition to our range of lathes.

    Features include

    • Induction hardened and ground double vee bedway
    • Adjustable gibs to slideways
    • Off set facility to tailstock
    • Range of spindle speeds 125-2000rpm
    • Large cross slide with two full length tee slots
    • Powerful reversible motor
    • Straightforward belt drive with 6 different speeds
    • Tailstock quill engraved metric and imperial
    • Metric and imperial thread cutting
    • Zero/friction dials
    • Thread dial indicator

    Warco WM-240B Lathe


    Supplied with a range of accessories, including

    • Swarf tray
    • Read splash guard
    • Face plate
    • Three jaw self centre 125mm chuck, with inside and outside jaws
    • Four jaw independent 125mm chuck
    • Fixed steady
    • Travelling steady
    • Two dead centres
    • Tool box and maintenance tools
    • Complete with instruction manual and full spare parts list.

    All of the above accessories come included with each lathe, for no additional charge.


    Buying the WM 240B

    • The build quality of these lathes is excellent, with each machine is truly built to last.
    • At Warco we pride ourselves on our after sales service, and as with all of our lathes, the WM 240B is supplied with a 12 month warranty for peace of mind. We have a comprehensive range of spares parts on hand should you ever need them, as well as just about every accessory or additional tool you could ever need.
    • Every Warco lathe is supplied with an individual accuracy test report.
    • Available in metric.
    • The WM 240B is supplied fully assembled and ready to go.  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 free 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


    Speed range

    125 - 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



    Power supply


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

    1066 x 585 x 430mm



    Order a WM 240B securely online, or call us on 01428 682929.

    Warco: Nearly 50 years of experience supplying lathes to the model engineer and professional machinist. 

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