The Chester Bristol Variable Speed Lathe is an ideal machine for multi-materials workshops.

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• Hardened and Ground Bed ways

• Digital Readout

• Bed Stop

• Constant Surface Speed (on CSS machines only)

Model  Bristol VS 1000 Bristol VS 1500
Centre Height  205mm 205mm
Swing over Bed  410mm 410mm
Distance Between Centres 1000mm 1500mm
Swing over Carriage  85mm 85mm
Swing over Cross Slide  255mm 255mm
Swing in Gap  580mm 580mm
Gap Length in Front of Face Plate 160mm 160mm
Cross Slide Travel  210mm 210mm
Top Slide Travel  140mm 140mm
Bed Width 250mm 250mm
Spindle Nose D1-6 D1-6
Spindle Bore  52mm 52mm
Taper Reduction in Sleeve MT6/MT4 MT6/MT4
Number of Spindle Speed Ranges 2 kinds low and fast speed 2 kinds low and fast speed
Range of Spindle Speeds  30-550r/min and 550-3000r/min 30-550r/min and 550-3000r/min
Quill Diameter  50mm 50mm
Quill Travel  120mm 120mm
Quill Internal Taper MT4 MT4
Longitudinal Feeds  0.05-1.7mm/rev 0.05-1.7mm/rev
Cross Feeds  0.025-0.85mm/rev 0.025-0.85mm/rev
Metric Threads  39kinds,0.2-14mm 39kinds,0.2-14mm
Imperial Threads  45kinds,2-72T.P.I. 45kinds,2-72T.P.I.
Module Threads 18kinds,0.3-3.5M.P. 18kinds,0.3-3.5M.P.
Diametrical Threads  21kinds,8-44D.P. 21kinds,8-44D.P.
Pitch of Leadscrew  6mm 6mm
Main Motor  2.2/3.3kw,(3/4.5hp)3ph 2.2/3.3kw,(3/4.5hp)3ph
Coolant Pump Motor  0.1kw(1/8hp),3ph 0.1kw(1/8hp),3ph
Floor Space  2440x850x1320mm 2940x850x1320mm
Net Weight 1340kg 1550kg

• 2 Axis Digital Read Out

• 3 Jaw Chuck

• 4 Jaw Chuck

• Fixed Steady

• Following Steady

• Live Centre

• Steel Centre

• Reducing Sleeve

• Coolant System

• Chuck Guard

• Leadscrew Guard

• Foot Brake

• Work Lamp

• Manual and Parts List


• Face Plate

• Taper Turning Attachment

• Drill Chuck 

• Quick Change Tool post

• Indexable Lathe Tools

• CSS Sytem



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