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Clausing/Colchester 13" & 15" Swing, Variable Speed Lathes


13" VS15" VS
 Height of center6.7" (170mm)7.67" (195mm)
 Swing over bed13.75" (350mm)15.75" (400mm)
 Swing in gap21" (533mm)23" (585mm)
 Width in front of faceplate6.5" (165mm)6.5" (165mm)
 Swing over cross slide7.75" (197mm)9.7" (246mm)
 Bedway width12.5" (318mm)12.5" (318mm)
 Spindle bore1.65" (42mm)2.12" (54mm)
 Spindle nose (camlock)D1-4D1-6
 Spindle nose taper3MT4MT
 Number of spindle speeds3 infinitely variable3 infinitely variable
 Spindle Speed Range (rpm)15-325015-2500
 Low range (rpm)15-34015-300
 Mid range (rpm)45-101035-830
 High range (rpm)150-3250110-2500
Cross/Top Slide
 Travel of cross slide9.8" (249mm)9.8" (249mm)
 Width of cross slide7.09" (180mm)7.09" (180mm)
 Travel of top slide5.5" (140mm)5.1" (130mm)
 Width of top side3.54" (90mm)3.93" (100mm)
 Quill travel5.5" (140mm)5.5" (140mm)
 Quill Diameter2.48" (63mm)2.87" (73mm)
 Quill taper4MT5MT
Feeds and Threading
 Longitudinal feed range (in)0.014 - 0.048in/rev0.014 - 0.048in/rev
 (mm)0.35 - 1.22mm/rev0.35 - 1.22mm/rev
 Cross feed range (in)0.0007 - 0.024in/rev0.00035 - 0.024in/rev
 (mm)0.018 - 0.61mm/rev.0089 - 0.061mm/rev
 Number of inch pitches5656
 Range of inch pitches2 - 56 TPI2 - 56 TPI
 Number of metric pitches2051
 Range of metric pitches0.2 - 14mm0.2 - 14mm
 Number of diametral pitches2020
 Range of diametral pitches8 - 56 DP8 - 56 DP
 Number of module pitches5120
 Range of module pitches0.2 - 3.5 MOD0.2 - 3.5 MOD
 Spindle motor10 hp (7.5kw)10 hp (7.5kw)

Models and Dimensions

8016VSJ25" (635mm)75" (1900mm)51" (1300mm)49" (1240mm)2,790 lbs (1266kg)
8044VSJ50" (350mm)99" (2515mm)51" (1300mm)51" (1300mm)3,300 lbs (1497kg)

Clausing Variable Speed Lathes 13" & 15"

  • 13" & 15" Diameter Swing, Variable Speed

    Standard Features…

    • State-of-the-art AC Spindle Drive features surface mount technology to give compact size and high reliability
    • Interlocked end guard door for easy access for maintenance and changing end train gears
    • Faster thread cutting - Reversal of the Leadscrew with the spindle running at low speed
    • An easy-to-read index plate, makes it simple to select the proper feed or threads
    • Three headstock gear ranges a wide spread of constant power - 33 to 1 - better than most CNC lathes
    • Infinitely variable spindle speeds displayed on headstock
    • Electromagnetic spindle brake
    • Spindle bearings, gears and shafts are lubricated by a forced lubrication system
    • Precision Gamet tapered roller spindle bearings
    • Chuck guard with limit switch
    • Carriage ways coated with “Moglice” PTFE for minimal bedwear and longer machine life
    • Saddle Mounted Chip Guard and Full Rear Splash Guard
    • Extra Wide Heavy-duty Cast Iron Bed with triangular webs for torsional stiffness and excellent chip clearance
    • Heavy Duty Tailstock with extra heavy-duty quill
    • Single piece leadscrew cover protects leadscrew from chips
    • Large capacity rollout chip bin for easy chip disposal
    • All bedways are induction hardened and precision ground
    • Heavyweight cast iron bases provide the maximum support for the bed combined with sloping top surfaces to prevent the accumulation of coolant
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