GH-2280ZX With ACU-RITE 203 DRO

GH-2280ZX With ACU-RITE 203 DRO

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GH-2280ZX With ACU-RITE 203 DRO

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The ZX-Series Large Spindle Bore Lathe provides power, precision, efficiency and reliability to your metal shop. A one piece cast iron base absorbs vibrations during operation to allow heavier cuts and ensure accuracy, while the Universal Gearbox eliminates the need to change gears. Features you've come to expect in a JET Lathe that is backed by the industry-leading JET Two Year Warranty.


  • 3-1/8” bore spindle is supported by two tapered and one ball bearings
  • Chrome molybdenum headstock gears are hardened, ground and shaved
  • Universal gearbox allows inch, metric, diametral and module pitch threads, no change gears required
  • Carriage features one-shot lubrication and Turcite-B on bed sliding surfaces
  • T-slotted compound slide featuring four-way tool post
  • One piece cast iron base absorbs vibration allowing heavier cuts
  • High quality ANSI Class 50 wear resistant cast iron bed ways are
  • Removable gap allows large diameter work
  • Five position automatic carriage stop increases productivity
  • Meehanite Castings
  • Siemens Electrics
  • 10” 3-jaw scroll chuck with top reversing jaws
  • 12” face plate
  • 5pc. Quick change tool post set
  • Follow rest
  • Large capacity steady rest with ball bearing tips
  • Fully integrated coolant system
  • Full length splash guard and coolant return
  • Large easy to use foot brake
  • Articulating LED work lamp
  • Electronic Chuck Key Holder
  • Fitted top mats to hold tooling
  • Centrally located controls with jog button
  • Threading dial
  • Mounting pads and levelers
  • Live center
  • Tolerance Test Certificate
  • Tool box and adjusting tools
  • E-Stop on Carriage for added safety


  • Size 22 x 80
  • Digital Readout ACU-RITE 203
  • Swing Over Bed (In.) 22
  • Swing Over Cross Slide (In.) 13
  • Swing Through Gap (In.) 29-1/2
  • Length of Gap (In.) 12
  • Distance Between Centers (In.) 80
  • Spindle Bore (In.) 3-1/8
  • Spindle Mount D1-8
  • Number of Spindle Speeds 12
  • Range of Spindle Speeds (RPM) 25 - 1,800
  • Spindle Taper with Sleeve MT-7 (MT-5)
  • Number of Longitudinal and Cross Feed Rates 46/31
  • Range of Longitudinal Feeds (IPR) .0015 - .0900
  • Range of Cross Feeds (IPR) .0006 - .0360
  • Number of Inch Threads 61
  • Range of Inch Threads (TPI) 1-5/8 - 72
  • Number of Metric Threads 10
  • Range of Metric Threads .05 - 20
  • Max Tool Size (In.) 1 x 1
  • Compound Slide Travel (In.) 5-1/8
  • Cross Slide Travel (In.) 12
  • Carriage Travel (In.) 74-5/16
  • Tailstock Spindle Travel (In.) 5
  • Taper in Tailstock Spindle MT-5
  • Follow Rest Capacity (In.) 1/2 - 3-1/2
  • Steady Rest Capacity (In.) 3/8 - 7-3/4
  • Width of Bed (In.) 13-1/8
  • Motor (HP) 10 HP, 230/460, 3 Ph
  • Prewired (V.) 230V, **SURCHARGE APPLIES FOR 460V RE-WIRE
  • Overall Dimensions (L x W x H) (In.) 136 x 45 x 71
  • Drive Geared Head
  • Style (Type) Engine - Large Spindle Bore
  • Weight (Lbs.) 6,933

Warranty Information


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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