Precision lathe FD 250/E
The new generation lathe with system accessories available. Made in Proxxon's Austria factory, PD 250/E allows face, longitudinal and taper turning - thread cutting - toolpost grinding and more. designed for turning steel, brass, aluminium and plastics. Includes mounting flange for the mill/drill head option PF 230.
Machine bed: Cast iron, wide-legged shape, prismatic and rectangular slideways. High damping factor for vibration-free work, even at high loads. Rear mounting flange for the optional PF 230 mill/drill column and head. Covered leadscrew for thread cutting and automatic longitudinal feed.
Headstock: CNC-machined diecast aluminium with main spindle mounted in precision bearings (runout without chuck does not exceed 10 microns). Hollow spindle 10.5mm through permits bar feeding. New 70mm standard hollow chuck 14mm through. Female MK2 (Morse Taper 2) spindle nose. Auto feed selectable 0.05mm or 0.1mm per revolution.
Tailstock: CNC-machined diecast aluminium. 20mm diameter spindle with etched millimeter scale retracts up to 30mm. Bored MK1 (Morse Taper 1) and fitted with live centre.
Saddle: CNC-machined diecast zinc carriage with steel dovetail cross-slide (60mm travel) and steel dovetail top slide (45mm travel). Standard 2-slot toolpost for 8mm x 8mm tools.
Spindle drive: Quiet DC special motor with triple-range multi-vee belt drive and additional full-wave electronic speed control. Low range 100 to 400/min - mid range 400 to 1000/min - high range 750 to 3000/min. Switchable clockwise/anticlockwise rotation. Main contactor includes high-mount emergency stop with re-start protection (zero volt release).
Chuck: High quality 3-jaw scroll chuck is included, meeting DIN 8386 Class 1 (concentricity tolerance 0.04mm) and covers 2mm thru 75mm gripping diameter range via reversible jaws. Transparent chuck guard is safety interlocked. Optional 4-jaw independent chuck available.
Handwheels: All four handwheels are machined aluminium, with zero-resettable thimbles calibrated to 0.05mm on 1mm pitch screws.
Thread cutting: Includes left-hand and right-hand facility with change gears for the most important metric pitches, 0.5mm - 0.625mm - 0.7mm - 0.75mm - 0.8mm - 1.0mm - 1.25mm - 1.5mm
Power / weight / dimensions: 220 - 240V AC 50/60Hz L=560mm W=270mm H=170mm with approx. weight 12kg.
Lathe with chuck, key, guard, change-gear set, tailstock and live centre, 2-slot toolpost, spares packet and necessary hex keys. Australia / New Zealand mains plug to AS/NZS 3112:2011 and C-stick sticker. Illustrated workpiece and cutting tool are NOT included.
For 220 - 240V AC 50/60Hz via Australia / New Zealand mains plug to AS/NZS 3112:2011.
Centre distance 250mm. Swing above bed 70mm radius (140mm diameter).
Height above cross-slide 43mm (86mm diameter).
Spindle face tapped for mounting included 3-jaw and optional 4-jaw chucks, also MK2 hollow thru 10.5mm.
Speed range 100 - 3000/min via combined belt/pulley selection and electronic control.
Accessories for the PD 250/E
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