16 Inch Precision Metal Lathes

Machine Information

With a finely balanced combination of brains and brawn, Summit® 16” Precision Metal Lathes have earned a reputation as heavy weights among mid-size lathes. They are ISO compliant, include a vast array of features and accessories as “standard” and they offer a variety of built-in safety features. Engineering innovations make the Summit 16” one of the easiest precision metal lathes to operate in the industry, while creating pinpoint accuracy for the finest finishes. In addition to calculated precision and total control, the Summit 16” metal lathe for sale offers the bulk and horsepower necessary to effortlessly take on the heaviest chip loads.  Standard on every machine is a quick-change gearbox for cutting inch, metric, module and diametrical pitch threads without change gears.

  • Clutched headstock
  • All cast iron construction
  • Hardened & precision ground bedways
  • Quick change gearbox cuts American (inch), metric and module and diametrical pitch threads
  • Rapid traverse on carriage (4 way joystick)
  • 2 Speed tail stock
  • Large chrome alloy spindle with big 3″ thru hole
  • Hardened and ground alloy steel gears, shafts and splines