Rikon 70-3040 Power Bed Lathe

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  • Regular price $4,999.99

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Model 70-3040: 
30” x 40” VSR Lathe with Sliding Bed

• Motorized Sliding Bed – Increase spindle length 20” up to 40”
• Motor & Switch – Beefy 3HP motor delivers ample power
• Index Head – 3-Step, multi-V pulleys include 36 index positions
• Control Box – Magnetic back positions controls anywhere on long bed
• LCD Speed Display – Big easy-to-read speeds from 20 to 3850 RPMs
• Banjo – Cast iron tool rest base is extra wide and sturdy

RIKON’s Heavy Duty 70-3040 Variable Speed Lathe features an innovative SLIDING BED that increases your turning capacity with just a turning of a switch! The special motorized upper bed effortlessly moves to the right

away from the headstock to double the standard between-centers distance from 20” to 40”! Moving the sliding bed also increases the swing from 23-7/32” to 31-1/4” over the lower bed! Ideal for turning large bowls or platters. This space-saving lathe is extra heavy-duty, made of solid cast iron and steel construction to provide professional turners with a robust machine that will take the stress when turning large diameter bowls or spindles. The 3HP TEFC, 220V motor combined with 4 heavy-duty bearings in the headstock and digital speed controls provide all the power and precision needed for this versatile lathe.
Horsepower 3 HP TEFC
Inverter Input 1Ph, Output 3Ph
Amps 14.8
Volts 220V, 50/60 Hz
Speed 1,720 RPM
Direction Forward/Reverse
Number Of Speeds Variable
Ranges (RPM) 20 – 650 / 50 – 1,750 / 100 – 3,850
Swing Over Bed 23-7/32” to 31-1/4”
Swing Over Tool Rest Base 17-13/32” to 25-7/16”
Working Distance Between Centers 20” to 40”
Tool Rest Post Diameter 1”
Headstock / Tailstock
Spindle Nose Inch x TPI 1-1/4” x 8
Headstock Taper MT2
Tailstock Taper MT2
Ram Travel 4-11/16” (120mm)
Indexing Positions 36
Overall Dimensions
Length 61-5/8” to 81-5/8”
Depth 30-1/8”
Height 50-3/8”
Net Weight 546 lbs.
Shipping Weight 665 lbs.
Shipping Carton 61-3/4” x 26-5/16” x 34-1/4”
Warranty 5 Years
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