Knuth Basic 180V Lathe

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Model: Basic 180V
Year: New
Condition: New
Machine type: Lathe
Location of machine: Germany

Machine Details

Working area
Center width 1.000 mm
Turning diameter over bed 356 mm
Turning-Ø over support 220 mm
Turning diameter over gap bridge 506 mm
Gap bridge length 206 mm
Bed width 206 mm
Travel X-axis 178 mm
Travel Z1-axis 92 mm
Swing range of top slide ± 50°
Speed range, high 550 - 3.000 1/min
Speed range, low 30 - 550 1/min
Spindle mount Camlock D1-4


  • cast-iron bed, heavily ribbed
  • all box ways are induction-hardened and precision-ground
  • headstock with D1-4' mount, bore diam. 38 mm, run in 2 adjustable tapered roller bearings
  • all gears are made of Cr-Ni steel, hardened, precision-ground, with oil-bath lubrication
  • tailstock can be moved ± 10 mm for taper turning
  • guides are adjustable via tapered gibs
  • test certificate in accordance with DIN
  • including 3-axis position indicator, fully assembled

3-axis position indicator

  • more accuracy
  • lower error rate
  • increased productivity
  • resulting in valuable time savings
  • for increased productivity
  • easy to read display
  • operator-specific features
  • convenient keyboard layout
  • resolution: 0.01/ 0.005 mm
  • default coordinates
  • axis position is maintained when display is turned off
  • hole circle pattern calculation
  • calculator function
  • storage for 10 tools
  • radius / diameter toggle
  • mm/inch conversion
  • easy expansion and maintenance-free operation
  • display for top (Z0) and box way slide (Z1) both separate and in differential / cumulative mode for lathes
  • position indicator with speed display
  • infinitely variable spindle speed on 2 gear levels
  • speed up to 3000 min-1
  • constant cutting speed: speed adapts to the part radius - constant speed ensures uniform quality finish at any diameter.
  • main motor rating 4 kW


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  • Decommission (pre-owned)
  • Load & deliver to buyer's site
  • Unload and site to install position
  • Fully commission machine
  • 1, 2 or 3 year parts and labour warranty (new)
  • Full PUWER assessment
  • 24 or 48 hour on site response
  • Annual maintenance services
  • Banked hours for all your CNC equipment
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