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JWL-1840DVR 18" x 40" Wood Lathe


Introducing the 1840DVR woodworking lathe from JET. Designed to be as versatile as you are in the shop this lathe features a headstock that slides the full length of the bed and pivots 360º with seven positive locking positions. The included four-inch cast iron risers allow you to easily choose the working height that maximizes your comfort.
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  • Sliding headstock pivots 360 degrees with seven positive locking positions
  • Extended spindle nose houses dual headstock spindle bearings
  • Four inch cast iron risers allow user to adjust height of lathe for maximum comfort
  • Improved tailstock quill locking mechanism incorporates an anti-rotation key
  • Tailstock features Acme threads for smooth and durable movement
  • Banjo uses non-marring, positive locking wedge system to securely hold tool post
  • Tool post locking mechanism designed for year of consistent strength
  • Spindle lock latch frees up both hands
  • Electronic infinitely variable speed from 40 – 3200 RPM
  • 36 integrated indexing positions
  • Newly designed headstock locking handle accessible from front of lathe
  • Remote emergency stop button can be situated along the lathe bed
  • Convenient leg-mounted tool holder
  • Conveniently located digital readout
  • Rubber tool mat on top of headstock
  • Optional educational mode includes idle shut off, catch shut down and electronic braking
  • Consistent torque across speed range with no belt changes
  • Motor will maintain speed, preventing the machine from bogging down
  • DVR motor power consumption is half that of traditional motors

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Swing Over Bed (In.)18-1/2
Swing Over Tool Rest Base (In.)14-1/4
Distance Between Centers (In.)40
Headstock MovementSlide & Rotate
Spindle Bore (In.)5/8
Tailstock Bore (In.)3/8
Spindle TaperMT2
Quill TaperMT2
Quill Travel (In.)4-1/4
Spindle Thread (In./TPI)1-1/4"/8 TPI
Speed Range40-3200
Number of Indexing Positions36
Centerline of Spindle to Floor (In.)39-1/4; 43-1/4 w/risers
Bed ConstructionCast Iron
Motor Power (HP)2
Motor Voltage (V.)230
Prewired Voltage (V.)230
Wiring Remarks230v, 1ph input only
Motor Amps7.5
Recommended Circuit Size (Amps.)20

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JET Red Assurance 5-Year Warranty

JET warrants every product it sells. If one of our tools needs service or repair, one of our Authorized Service Centers located throughout the United States can give you quick service. In most cases, any of these JPW Industries Authorized Service Centers can authorize warranty repair, assist you in obtaining parts, or perform routine maintenance and major repair on your JET tools. For the name of an Authorized Service Center in your area call 1-800-274-6848.
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