The Model 20-CU is among the heaviest manual lathes produced in this size range. It features an extremely heavy duty clutched headstock with hardened and ground gears, 4" spindle bore, accurate spindle with SKF spindle bearings, removable gap for machining large parts, Inch & Metric threading without change of gear, and the convenience of a single lever feed joystick which operates feeds and the 4-way rapid traverse. This rugged engine lathe also features heavy duty monoblock bed construction with 15 - 3/4" wide bedways and heavy machine weights. With so many features all on one lathe, this is an ideal choice to meet the demands of your manual metalworking lathe needs.

Key Features On This Manual Lathe Model

  • Heavy duty clutched headstock with hardened and ground gears.
  • Removable gap bed.
  • 4" spindle bore with D1-11 spindle nose.
  • Accurate spindle with SKF spindle bearings.
  • Inch & metric threading without change of gear.
  • 4-way rapid traverse.
  • Tag along feature on tailstock.
  • Monoblock bed construction.
  • 15 - 3/4" wide bedways.
  • Heavy machine weights.

MODEL 20-CU ENGINE LATHE (4" Spindle Bore)

20" x 60"
20" x 80"
20" x 120"

Main Specifications
Swing Over Bed 20"
Swing Over Cross Slide 12 - 1/2"
Swing In Gap 27"
Spindle Nose D1-11
Spindle Bore 4 - 1/8"
Spindle Speed Range 11 - 2000
Width Of Bed 15 - 3/4"
Motor Power 15 H.P.


Included in prices, engine lathes come equipped with a basic starter accessory package of:

  • Taper Turning Attachment
  • 3-Jaw Chuck
  • 4-Jaw Chuck
  • Steady Rest
  • Follow Rest
  • Splash Guard & Chip Guard

Other Standard Equipment:

  • Gap Bed, Coolant Pump & Tank, Thread Chasing Dial, Work Light, And Chip Tray