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30″ Swing Metal Lathes

European Built, 5.1″ Spindle Bore, Center Distances: 80″, 120″, 160″ and 200″

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Summit® 30”-5 Precision Metal Lathes have earned a reputation as heavy weights among mid-size lathes. They are ISO compliant, include a wide array of features and accessories as “standard” and offer a variety of built-in safety features. Engineering innovations make the Summit 30”-5 series one of the easiest precision lathes to operate in its class, while producing pinpoint accuracy for the finest finishes. In addition to calculated precision and total control, Summit 30”-5 metal lathes offer the bulk and horsepower necessary to effortlessly take on the heaviest chip loads. Standard on each machine is a quick-change gearbox for cutting inch, metric, module and diametrical pitch threads without change gears.


  • Big 5.1″ thru hole for maximum workpiece flexibility
  • Inch/metric threads w/ single switch lever
  • Cuts most inch/metric threads without change gears
  • Hardened & precision ground bedways for long lasting accuracy
  • Forced lubrication to the headstock, carriage and bedways
  • Mechanical disc clutch
  • Removable gap
  • Precision (3) bearing spindle
  • Crossfeed and threading safety interlock
  • Feed reversing at the apron
  • Single lever control for feeds and rapids
  • 2-speed tailstock for faster setups
Included Accessories
  • Standard steady rest
  • Extra capacity steady rest w/ rollers
  • Follow rest
  • Thread dial
  • Coolant system
  • Taper attachment
  • 16″ 3 jaw chuck w/ solid jaws
  • Carriage stop
  • Work light
  • Full-length splash guard
  • Service wrenches & spanners
Specifications: 30″-5 Series
Swing over bed 29.9″
Swing over cross slide 20.5″
Swing over gap 37.4″
Hole Through Spindle 5.1″
Spindle speeds (17) 7.5 – 1015 RPM
Spindle Nose D1-11 Camlock
Threads per inch – number/range (76) 1.6 – 60
Metric threads – number/range (76) .5 – 180
Travel spindle barrel 8.8″
Diameter of spindle barrel 4.1″
Tailstock center #6 MT
Width of bed 22″
Main drive motor 20 HP
Shipping weight (approximate) 10,780 lbs.
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