GV/ CL-168A/ 1240A Auto. Back Knife Lathe
  • FEATURE
  • SPECS
  • Designed for the fast, efficient productions of indicate turning, the Fully Automatic Back Knife Lathe is ideally for high production of wide variety turnings.
  • Main frame is made of cast iron with heavily ribbed construction, stress relieved for stability and accuracy.
  • All machine functions are controlled from one conveniently located swiveling panel.
  • This unit automatically lubricates all slides surfaces for maximum wear resistance.
  • The work piece support collar is automatically lubricated to reduce heat and friction. This allows for smoother cutting and better support.
  • Carriage speed is automatically varied for deferent turning section.
  • Equipped with a sequence controller, this unit clearly defines each function of the machine as it is happening. If any trouble occurs, the operator is immediately instructed where the trouble is located saving a great deal of time.
  • Hydraulic hopper feed one stock to the centering device after each turning is accomplished, thus enable the machine is fully automatic operation.
  • Easily and quick adjusts for all size of stock.
  • The tail stock housing is made of FC-25 cast iron for strength and stress relieved for stability.
  • The internal bore is heat-treated to resist wear and precision ground for accuracy.
  • The tool rest is equipped with two U & V pattern knives and driven by hydraulic power which allow for a smooth cutting action and the produce of large, deep-cut turning.
  • The big diameter column is chrome hardened, precision ground for long lasting accuracy.
  • The back knife is securely fastened to the knife bar which is counter balanced to given a smooth, even cutting action.
  • Centralized hydraulic controls: Carriage fast and slow speed, Roughing knife pressure and Tailstock holding pressure adjustments are all centralized at one convenient location.
  • The back knife slides on precision linear motion guides, providing effortless, smooth movement.
Specifications GV/ CL-168A GV/ CL-1240A
Processing Length 4" ~ 30" (100 ~ 760 mm) 4" ~ 47¼" (100 ~ 1200 mm)
Processing Dia.  Ø4/9" ~ 4-1/3" (Ø12 ~ 110 mm) Ø4/9" ~ 6" (Ø12 ~ 150 mm)
3" (75 mm)/ max 4-1/8" (105 mm)/ max
Motor 7.5 HP x 1   3 HP x 1 10 HP x 1   3 HP x 1
Packing Size

110" x 71" x 81"

(280 x 180 x 205 cm)

138" x 71" x 89"

(350 x 180 x 225 cm)

N. W. 4079 LBS (1850 kg) 5027 LBS (2280 kg)
G. W. 4520 LBS (2050 kg) 6174 LBS (2800 kg)
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