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Clausing/Colchester Geared Head Engine Lathes are the industry standard for conventional lathes... because the quality built into every machine translates into real long-term performance in your application. Rugged construction, consistent quality in design and production and the "human engineering" which makes the operator more efficient, all make this lathe a cost-effective investment.



13" GH15" GH
 Height of center6.5" (167mm)7.68" (195mm)
 Swing over bed13" (330mm)15.75" (400mm)
 Swing in gap18.8" (480mm)23" (584mm)
 Width in front of faceplate4.5" (115mm)6.5" (165mm)
 Swing over cross slide8.26" (210mm)9.7" (248mm)
 Bedway width12.5" (318mm)12.5" (318mm)
 Spindle bore1.5" (38mm)2.12" (54mm)
 Spindle nose (camlock)D1-4D1-6
 Spindle nose taper3MT4MT
 Number of spindle speeds1216
 Spindle Speed Range (rpm)40-250025-2000
 Low range (rpm)--
 Mid range (rpm)--
 High range (rpm)--
Cross/Top Slide
 Travel of cross slide7.5" (190mm)9.8" (249mm)
 Width of cross slide5.5" (140mm)7.09" (180mm)
 Travel of top slide3.63" (92mm)5.1" (130mm)
 Width of top side3.25" (82mm)3.93" (100mm)
 Quill travel4.38" (110mm)5.5" (140mm)
 Quill Diameter1.63" (42mm)2.8" (71mm)
 Quill taper3MT5MT
Feeds and Threading
 Longitudinal feed range (in)0.001 - 0.039in/rev0.014 - 0.096 in/rev
 (mm).03 - 1mm/rev.035 - 2.45mm/rev
 Cross feed range (in)-0.0007 - 0.048in/rev
 (mm)-.018 - 1.22mm/rev
 Number of inch pitches3556
 Range of inch pitches2-56 TPI2-56 TPI
 Number of metric pitches3951
 Range of metric pitches0.2 - 14mm0.2 - 14mm
 Number of diametral pitches1820
 Range of diametral pitches8 - 56 DP8 - 56 DP
 Number of module pitches1820
 Range of module pitches0.3 - 3.5 MOD0.2 - 3.5 MOD
 Spindle motor3 hp (2.2kw)7.5 hp (5kw)

Models and Dimensions

8027J40" (1000mm)82" (1208mm)37" (640mm)58" (1470mm)1,960 lbs (889kg)
804350" (1270mm)99" (2500mm)51" (1300mm)44" (11100mm)3,300 lbs (1496kg)

Clausing/Colchester Geared Head Lathes

  • 13" & 15" Diameter Swing, Geared Head

    Standard Features…

    • Fully-geared headstock with 12 spindle speeds from 40 - 2500 rpm 13", 16 spindle speeds from 25 - 2000 rpm 15"
    • All headstock gears are hardened and ground
    • Headstock shafts are splined and turn on anti-friction bearings
    • Spindle bearings, gears and shafts are lubricated by a forced lubrication system
    • A broad range of Feed and Thread selections are available by using three selector levers and an 8-position rotary dial
    • Precision Gamet spindle bearings
    • Cross slide runs along a dovetail guide
    • Bed wipers and an apron mounted one-shot lubrication pump
    • The cast iron apron is totally enclosed and splash bath lubricated
    • Gap Bed with easy-to-remove bed blocks
    • 40" center distances 13", 50" center distances 15"
    • Equipped with chuck guard, full splash guard and leadscrew cover
    • Clutch drive, reverse leadscrew with spindle turning for faster thread cutting
    • Extra wide bed provides accuracy and minimal wear
    • A one year warranty and backed by the Clausing Service Center dedicated to support our customers with parts and service
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