PM-1440HVT-2 14″x40″ H.D. Vari Speed Ultra Precision Lathe

From $13,999.00

Main Features Of This Machine:

  • New Model for 2023!
  • Variable Speeds, VFD Driven, 30-2200 RPM
  • Operates on Single OR 3 Phase Power with No Modification, No Phase Converters or Modifications Needed!
  • 2″ Spindle Bore
  • Heavier Frame Machine with Wide 9″ Bed
  • Standard with Heavy Duty Steel Base, or Available with Optional Cast Iron Base
  • Extremely High Quality Lathe, meant for very high precision work, and suitable for every day use. Perfect for the professional user who is looking for the best available
  • 100% Made in Taiwan, no shortcuts taken, built to a very high level of quality
  • Priced very, very reasonably when compared with other similar high quality models – and no one out there has the 2″ Spindle bore in a machine from Taiwan. Compare Carefully. No one out there even comes close
  • Excellent machine for Gunsmithing use, Heavy Duty Ultra High Precision
  • High Precision, Hardened and Ground gears throughout headstock, which leads to extremely smooth and quiet running for a geared head lathe
  • Leadscrews Are True Inch Pitch Screws (Not Metric Conversions Like Many), 10 Threads Per Inch (.100” Per Turn)
  • Backed by an industry leading 5 year warranty

Flat Rate Shipping in the 48 US States + $599 w/ Steel Base or $799 w/Cast Base  – Any accessories ordered with machine at the same time also ship free of charge! (Will automatically calculate at checkout)

Liftgate Delivery is $79 per shipment if needed, this can be added at check out. (Liftgate is only available for Steel Base Model, Cast Base Model must be unloaded with forklift due to heavier weight)


Choose Machine Option First, and then add accessories as desired. ALL accessories listed below WILL work with this model. Please do not select any items that show out of stock, or you will get an error message and not be able to add to cart.

PM-1440HVT-2

$13,999.00
Lead time for NEW orders as of 1/1/2024:
-If showing IN STOCK when model is selected in the "Choose Machine Option" dropdown, that machine model is in our warehouse and available for shipment.
-Once showing Available On Backorder, the next available shipment ETA's are listed below:
PM-1440HVT-2 w/STEEL Base - MARCH 2024
PM-1440HVT-2 w/CAST Base - JULY 2024
NOTE: If ordered through our website as a backorder, you will be charged in full at checkout. If ordered through email or over the phone as a backorder, you can pay in full or you can place a minimum 20% Deposit Payment of the order's total.
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8" Adjustable Ultra Precision 3 Jaw Chuck, D1-5 Mount

$999.99
SKU: Bundle-CHUCK-AC-8-3w/BKPLT
You can choose a minimum quantity of 1 and a maximum quantity of 10 for this product!

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8" High Precision 4 Jaw Lathe Chuck, D1-5 Mount

$499.99
SKU: CHUCK-4JAW-8-D1-5
You can choose a minimum quantity of 1 and a maximum quantity of 5 for this product!

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Wedge Quick Change Tool Post Set, BXA Size with QMT manufactured HVT-2 T-Nut

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SKU: B-251-222-wGT-T-NUT

Wedge Quick Change Tool Post Set, BXA Size with QMT manufactured HVT-2 T-Nut

$204.98
SKU: B-251-222-SPEC-wGT-T-NUT

PM 2 Axis Lathe DRO, LCD Display, 8x40, (.0001 Hi Res Cross Scale)

$699.99
SKU: DRO-PML2ax-8x40-LCD

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MagXact Magnetic MX-100L 2 Axis Lathe DRO - 8x40 Inch Scales

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SKU: DRO-MAG-L-2ax-8x40

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MagXact Magnetic MX-200L 2 Axis Lathe LCD DRO - 8x40 Inch Scales

$999.99

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Installation of above 2 axis DRO

$299.00

PM-1440HVT-2 Lathe Taper Attachment

$899.00
SKU: TAPER-PM-HVT
Taper Attachment for PM-1440HVT-2 Lathes.
Bolt On Installation, cuts a taper up to 15 degrees, approx. 10" Travel before needing to reset position. Allows taper cutting while using power carriage feed for a smooth finish.

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Installation of Taper Attachment on HVT Lathes

$99.00
Install above Taper Attachment on HVT series Lathes, when purchased with DRO and 2 axis DRO Installation

1/8-5/8 High Precision Keyless Drill Chuck MT3

$99.99
SKU: KDCMT3-16
You can choose a minimum quantity of 1 and a maximum quantity of 5 for this product!

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1/8-5/8 Ultra Precision Keyless Drill Chuck MT3

$129.99
SKU: KDCRS-16MT3
You can choose a minimum quantity of 1 and a maximum quantity of 5 for this product!

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5/8 Shank Turning Tool Set

$69.99
SKU: INDXTS-5/8
You can choose a minimum quantity of 1 and a maximum quantity of 5 for this product!

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5/8 Turning Tool / 3/4 Boring Tool Set

$89.99
SKU: INDXTS-BXA-SS
You can choose a minimum quantity of 1 and a maximum quantity of 5 for this product!

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BXA Master Turning/Boring Tool Set

$174.99
SKU: INDXTS-BXA-MASTER
You can choose a minimum quantity of 1 and a maximum quantity of 5 for this product!

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1/2 Internal/External Threading Tool Set

$69.99
SKU: INDXTS-THREAD
You can choose a minimum quantity of 1 and a maximum quantity of 5 for this product!

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3/8 Turning / 3/8 Boring Tool Set

$69.99
SKU: INDXTS-MINI-SS
You can choose a minimum quantity of 1 and a maximum quantity of 5 for this product!

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MT-3 Slim Body Live Center

$29.99
SKU: LC-MT3-SLM
You can choose a minimum quantity of 1 and a maximum quantity of 5 for this product!

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MT-3 Heavy Duty Live Center

$39.99
SKU: LC-MT3-HD
You can choose a minimum quantity of 1 and a maximum quantity of 5 for this product!

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Headstock / Gearbox Oil, ISO 68, Gallon

$36.99
SKU: OIL-CIRC-ISO68-GAL
You can choose a minimum quantity of 1 and a maximum quantity of 10 for this product!

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Headstock / Gearbox Oil, ISO 68, Quart

$9.99
SKU: OIL-CIRC-ISO68-QT
You can choose a minimum quantity of 1 and a maximum quantity of 10 for this product!

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Way Oil, #2 (ISO 68) Quart

$13.99
SKU: OIL-WAY-ISO68-QT
You can choose a minimum quantity of 1 and a maximum quantity of 10 for this product!

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Cutting Fluid / Coolant

$16.99
SKU: OIL-SYNCOOL-QT
You can choose a minimum quantity of 1 and a maximum quantity of 10 for this product!

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ER-40 Adjustable Collet Chuck, D1-5 Mount

$169.99
SKU: ER40-ADJ-D1-5
Must be used with an ER-40 collet set, sold separately under Lathe Accessories

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5-C Adjustable Collet Chuck, D1-5 Mount

$329.99
SKU: 5C-ADJ-D1-5
Must be used with a 5-C collet set, sold separately under Lathe Accessories

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Brand new model for 2023!

Highlighted Features:

  • Variable Speed 30-2200 RPM – Comes Standard with Built in variable spindle speed via VFD drive
  • This machine runs on single OR 3 phase with no modification
  • Wider 9″ bed
  • 2″ Spindle Bore
  • Option of either a heavy duty welded steel base, or upgraded Solid Cast Iron Base (Choose from drop down menu when ordering, either Steel Base, or Cast Iron Base Model – Identical machine otherwise, some people just prefer the extra weight of a cast base for a slight increase in rigidity)

Complete details listed below:

PM-1440HVT-2 Main Features

  • Highest Quality Lathe, Made in TAIWAN
  • Large 2” Spindle Bore clear through spindle for through-
    headstock work
  • Variable Spindle Speeds – Adjust spindle speed while cutting to dial in for the perfect cutting conditions
  • Shorter Spindle Length, only 17-3/8″, good for gunsmithing work
  • Power feed on Carriage, and Cross Slide, both left and right,
    and in and out, for both turning and facing operations with
    automatic feed. Allows for the best surface finish in all
    directions.
  • Induction Hardened and Precision Ground Bed Ways to
    resist wear and give a long service life
  • All gears and shafts in headstock hardened and precision
    ground for long life and extremely quiet running
  • FC-25 Meehanite Cast Iron used for rigidity and vibration
    dampening
  • Removable Gap for larger diameter work
  • High quality electronics used throughout machine
  • Slip Clutch on feed rod, to help prevent overloading damage
    of feeds and allow the use of a solid micrometer carriage
    stop for repetitive work
  • High Precision Tapered Roller Bearings used in spindle, for the
    ultimate in long life, high precision, and best surface
    finishes. Guaranteed Run Out +/- .0001″ for ultimate
    precision
  • Inch AND Metric thread cutting ability is a standard feature
    True INCH PITCH main lead screw, cross feed, and
    compound lead screws make it easy to use for the INCH
    measurement System, yet still has the Metric readings on
    dials for the ultimate in versatility for any job that may come
    about
  • Splash oil bath lubrication in Headstock, and Apron, for
    efficient lubrication, and long life, yet simple and reliable,
    maintenance as with oil pump lubrication systems. Also no
    risk of losing oil flow to expensive parts as there can be with
    pump lubricated systems
  • Only Extremely High Precision Japanese Spindle Bearings
    are used, NACHI Brand at this time
  • Locking Tang in tail stock is provided
  • Longest in the industry, 5 Year Warranty!

PM-1440HVT-2 Main Specifications:

  • Dimensions, approximate overall, incl. stand
    Width 72 in. x Height 50-1/2 in. x Depth 31 in. (full range cross slide
    motion, includes cross slide handle in depth dimension. Add approx. 1.5” to height with leveling pads)
  • Footprint: 70 in. wide x 18 in. deep (Base Footprints: Headstock Base is 18” D x 18” W, Tailstock Base 18” D, 11” W, and 40.5″ between the bases, one solid piece)
  • Bed length, excluding headstock: 54 in.
  • Bed Width, at top way surface: 9”
  • Spindle centerline to floor: 43 in. (44.5” with leveling pads)
  • Weight, approximate: Steel Base Model: 1850 lbs, Cast Base Model: 2350 lbs
  • Motor TEFC type, Variable Speed w/VFD, 5HP
  • Headstock center to tailstock center 40 in. max
  • Swing over bed 14 in. diameter
  • Swing over cross-slide 8-3/4 in. diameter
  • Swing over gap 20-3/4 in. diameter
  • Gap insert length 7-3/4 in.
  • Spindle face to tailstock quill face 43 in. max
  • Saddle travel 38 in.
  • Cross-slide travel 7-3/4 in.
  • Compound (top slide) travel 3-3/4 in.
  • Spindle Speeds:
    Low range, rpm 30-300, Variable
    High range, rpm 300-2200, Variable
  • Carriage drive, thread cutting Leadscrew 4 tpi
  • Inch threads Choice of 32, from 4 to 56 TPI
  • Metric threads Choice of 32, from 0.4 mm to 7.0 mm pitch
  • Longitudinal Feed rates from 0.0026 to 0.0368 in./spindle rev
  • Cross Slide Feed Rates from 0.0013 to 0.0184 in./spindle rev
  • Spindle
    Chuck/faceplate attachment D1-5 Camlock
    Internal taper MT5-1/2
    Spindle bore 2 in. diameter (slightly over, will pass a 2.000″ piece)
    Spindle length, LH end to chuck mounting face 17-3/8 in. overall
    Spindle length, LH end to chuck face (typical) 21-3/8 in. approx.
  • Tailstock
    Internal taper MT3
    Quill travel 4 in.
  • Work holding
    Center rest (steady rest) capacity Up to 3-3/4 in. diameter
    Follower rest capacity Up to 1-1/2 in. diameter
  • Country of Origin: Taiwan
  • Power requirement: 208 to 240 Vac, 60 Hz, 1 or 3 phase (Machine can accept single or 3 phase with the built in VFD (30A Circuit)
  • Power connection type: Direct wire to electrical cabinet in rear of machine, directly behind headstock

PM-1440HVT-2 Standard Accessories: (Machine runs on single or 3 phase, same model can take either input)

  1. Complete One Piece Base with Built In Chip Tray (Your choice of heavy duty steel, or upgrade to cast iron, please choose appropriate model)
  2. L.E.D. Work Light
  3. NACHI (Japan) Spindle bearings, with +/- .0001″ Max Spindle Runout
  4. D1-5 Quick Change Spindle Mount
  5. Back Splash Guard
  6. Reducing Sleeve for Headstock Center
  7. 4 Way Tool Post
  8. Headstock Dead Center
  9. Tail Stock Dead Center
  10. Thread Chasing Dial (4” Travel Thread Dial, for easier inch thread cutting)
  11. Feed Rod Clutch (To prevent overloading and using carriage stops)
  12. Everything Needed for listed Inch and Metric Thread Pitches
  13. Steady Rest
  14. Follow Rest
  15. Coolant System
  16. Foot Brake
  17. Belt Cover Interlock Switch
  18. D1-5 Face Plate (12″ Diameter)
  19. (6) Pcs Cast Iron Leveling Pads with Bolts
  20. 5 Year Warranty

Shipping Costs:

PM-1440-HVT-2 w/Steel Base, $599 Shipping anywhere in the 48 US States. Liftgate Delivery is available, $79 and can be added at checkout. Ship weight is Approx. 1900-2000 lbs

PM-1440-HVT-2 w/Cast Iron Base, $799 Shipping anywhere in the 48 US States. Liftgate Delivery is NOT available, this item is too heavy for liftgate delivery. (Approx 2400-2500 lbs ship weight) This one will need to be picked up at a terminal, or unloaded with a forklift by the customer at time of delivery.

These machines ship fully crated, and shipped on a heavy duty skid that is 76″ Long x 46″ Wide. This makes it easy to handle by forklift or pallet jack.

Click Here for PM-1440HVT-2 Manual and Parts List:  (Coming Soon)