PM-1440TL 1640TL & 1660TL Ultra Precision Lathes

Main Features Of This Machine:

  • 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 machine
  • 100% Made in Taiwan, no shortcuts taken, built to a very high level of quality
  • Very heavy duty machine, almost 2 tons of iron in these models
  • Priced very, very reasonably when compared with other similar high quality models – and no one out there has the 2.55″ Spindle bore. Compare Carefully
  • Excellent machine for industrial shop use, built for daily, all-day use
  • High Precision, Hardened and Ground gears throughout headstock lead to extremely smooth and quiet running for a geared head lathe and very long life
  • 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

PM-1440TL and PM-1640TL – $999 Flat Rate Shipping in the 48 US States

PM-1660TL – $1299 Flat Rate Shipping in the 48 US States

Any accessories ordered with machine at the same time also ship free of charge! (Will automatically calculate at checkout)

Liftgate Delivery is NOT available for this model, must unload by forklift or similar method


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-TL Lathe Series

$14,999.00
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MagXact Magnetic 2 Axis Lathe DRO - 8x40 Inch Scales

$699.99
SKU: DRO-MAG-L-2ax-8x40
Select This DRO For PM-1440TL and PM-1640TL Lathes
Select Install DRO Option below, otherwise DRO will not come installed (Drilling and tapping required for installation)

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

$899.99
SKU: DRO-MAG-L-2ax-8x40-MX200L
Select This DRO For PM-1440TL and PM-1640TL Lathes
Select Install DRO Option below, otherwise DRO will not come installed (Drilling and tapping required for installation)

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MagXact Magnetic 2 Axis Lathe DRO - 10x60 Inch Scales

$799.99
SKU: DRO-MAG-L-2ax-10x60
Select This DRO For PM-1660TL Lathe Only
Select Install DRO Option below, otherwise DRO will not come installed (Drilling and tapping required for installation)

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MagXact Magnetic MX-200L 2 Axis Lathe LCD DRO - 10x60 Inch Scales

$999.99
SKU: DRO-MAG-L-2ax-10x60-MX200L
Select This DRO For the PM-1660TL Lathe
Select Install DRO Option below, otherwise DRO will not come installed (Drilling and tapping required for installation)

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Installation of above 2 axis DRO

$299.00

PM-TL Lathe Taper Attachment

$1,599.00
SKU: TAPER-PM-TL
You can choose a minimum quantity of 1 and a maximum quantity of 5 for this product!

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10" High Precision 4 Jaw Lathe Chuck, D1-6 Mount

$679.99
SKU: CHUCK-4JAW-10-D1-6
You can choose a minimum quantity of 1 and a maximum quantity of 5 for this product!

Available on backorder

MT-4 Heavy Duty Live Center

$49.99
SKU: LC-MT4-HD

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1/8-5/8 High Precision Keyless Drill Chuck MT4

$89.99
SKU: KDCMT4-16

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1/8-5/8 Ultra Precision Keyless Drill Chuck MT4

$129.99
You can choose a minimum quantity of 1 and a maximum quantity of 10 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-THD-1/2
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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Wedge Quick Change Tool Post Set, CXA Size

$279.99
SKU: 251-333 (T nut block will need milled by customer to install on the lathe)

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Headstock / Gearbox Oil, ISO 68, Gallon

$29.99
SKU: OIL-CIRC-ISO68-GAL
Machine requires approx. 2.5 Gallons of oil total, so 2 Gallons plus 2 Quarts will complete one oil change for the Main Headstock and Thread/Feed Gearbox.
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
Machine requires approx. 2.5 Gallons of oil total, so 2 Gallons plus 2 Quarts will complete one oil change for the Main Headstock and Thread/Feed Gearbox.
You can choose a minimum quantity of 1 and a maximum quantity of 20 for this product!

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Way Oil, #2 (ISO 68) Quart

$12.99
SKU: OIL-WAY-ISO68-QT
Machine requires approx. 1.3 quarts oil total to fill the apron, so 2 Quarts will complete one oil change for the apron. This oil also lubricates the ways through the pump lever, so will need to be filled periodically, depending on use.
You can choose a minimum quantity of 1 and a maximum quantity of 20 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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Description

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PM-1440TL/PM-1640TL/PM-1660TL Main Features

  • Highest Quality Lathes, Made in TAIWAN
  • Large 2-1/2″ Spindle Bore clear through spindle for through-
    headstock work (Actual dimension 2.55″, will pass a 2-1/2″ bar)
  • No change gears needed for the entire range of Inch and Metric thread pitches
  • 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
  • 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
  • Turcite B coating on carriage for extremely smooth operation and long life
  • All gears and shafts in headstock hardened and precision
    ground for long life, and precision ground for extremely quiet running
  • Meehanite Cast Iron used for rigidity and vibration
    dampening
  • Wide 10-1/4″ bed provides more stability in heavier work
  • 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
  • One shot lubrication pump on carriage for easier lubrication and longer life
  • Only Extremely High Precision Japanese Spindle Bearings
    are used
  • Locking Tang in tail stock is provided
  • Longest in the industry, 5 Year Warranty!

All Lathe Packages all come with:

  • High Precision 9” 3 Jaw Chuck, with Bolt On Jaws (can also use soft jaws)
  • D1-6 Camlock Spindle
  • 2.55” (65mm) Spindle Bore
  • L.E.D. Work Light
  • Leveling Pads
  • Complete Cast Iron Base with slide out Chip Tray
  • High Precision (Japan) Spindle bearings, with +/- .0001″ Max Spindle Runout
  • Back Splash Guard
  • Reducing Sleeve for Headstock Center
  • 4 Way Tool Post
  • Headstock Dead Center
  • Tail Stock Dead Center
  • Thread Chasing Dial
  • Feed Rod Clutch (To prevent overloading and using carriage stops)
  • Everything Needed for listed Inch and Metric Thread Pitches
  • Steady Rest
  • Follow Rest
  • Coolant System (Single phase coolant pump, for those who want to run the machine with a VFD, no need to change out the pump)
  • Foot Brake
  • 5 Year Warranty

Capacity:

  • Headstock center to tailstock center 40″ / 60″ max
  • Swing over bed 14″/16″
  • Swing over cross-slide 8″ / 10″
  • Swing over gap 21″ / 23″
  • Gap insert length 10 in.
  • Spindle face to tailstock quill face 44″ / 64″. max
  • Cross-slide travel 8-3/4″
  • Compound (top slide) travel 4-15/16″
  • Compound (top slide) width (Where tool post sits, for tool post sizing) 3.937″ (100mm)

Spindle:

  • Spindle Mount D1-6 Camlock Quick Change
  • Internal taper of Spindle (With included reducing sleeve) MT 4
  • Spindle bore 2.55” in. diameter (will pass a 2.500″ piece)
  • Spindle length (chuck mount face to left end of spindle) 24″

Spindle Speeds:

  • Low range, rpm 36, 50, 70, 105
  • Mid range 130, 180, 250, 380
  • High range, rpm 620, 900, 1200, 1800

Threads/Feeds

  • Carriage drive, thread cutting Leadscrew 4 TPI
  • Inch threads Choice of 45, from 2-72 TPI
  • Metric threads Choice of 39, from 0.2 mm to 14 mm pitch
  • Diametral Pitch (Worm Gear) Choice of 21, 8-44 DP
  • Module Pitch (Worm Gear) Choice of 18, .3-3.5 MP
  • Longitudinal Feed rates from 0.002 to 0.067 in./spindle rev
  • Cross Slide Feed Rates from 0.001 to 0.034 in./spindle rev

Tailstock

  • Internal taper MT4
  • Quill travel 6 in.
  • Quill Diameter 2.047”

Dimensions, approximate overall, incl. stand:

  • Length: 1440/1640 – 89″, 1660 – 109″
  • Spindle centerline to floor: 46/47″ in.
  • Weight,net, approximate: 3410/3550/3750 (add approx. 300 lbs for shipping weight)

Power:

  • Power requirement 220 Vac, 60HZ, 3 Phase, 30 Amp Circuit
  • Motor TEFC type, 1725 rpm, 5HP (Single speed motor, not dual speed, great for VFD use)
  • Power connection: Machine is to be wired directly in to the back electrical panel, directly behind the headstock of the machine.
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Shipping Information

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PM-1440TL and PM-1640TL – Flat Rate of $999 Shipping anywhere in the 48 US States.

PM-1660TL – Flat Rate of $1299 Shipping anywhere in the 48 US States.

Liftgate Delivery is not available for any of these machines, this must be unloaded by forklift or similar method supplied by the customer at time of delivery.

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Manuals & Documents

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Click here for Manual and Parts List: PM-TL Series Manual

Lubrication:

Headstock: Precision Matthews Premium Machine Tool Circulating Oil, approx. 2 gallons (Mid Sight Glass) Available Here

Thread/Feed Box: Precision Matthews Premium Machine Tool Circulating Oil , approx. 1.5 Qts (Mid Sight Glass) Available Here

Apron: Precision Matthews Premium Slideway Oil. 1.3 Qts (Mid Sight Glass) Available Here