JWL-1640EVS 16" x 40" Wood Lathe

JWL-1640EVS 16" x 40" Wood Lathe

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JWL-1640EVS 16" x 40" Wood Lathe

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The new JET® 16” x 40” Electronic Variable Speed Woodworking Lathe is loaded with cutting-edge features that distinguishes it from others in its class. Included is a sliding headstock with a rubber tool mat, electronic infinitely variable speed from 40 – 3200 RPM, and a newly designed headstock locking handle accessible from front of lathe. Other features include a conveniently located digital readout and leg-mounted tool holder.


  • 36 integrated indexing positions
  • Banjo uses non-marring, positive locking wedge system to securely hold tool post
  • E-drive Inverter features a built in EMI filter
  • Extended spindle nose houses dual headstock spindle bearings
  • Improved tailstock quill locking mechanism incorporates an anti-rotation key
  • Inverter is enclosed for added protection
  • Spindle lock latch frees up both hands
  • Tailstock features Acme threads for smooth and durable movement
  • Tool post locking mechanism designed for year of consistent strength


  • Swing Over Bed (In.) 16-1/2
  • Spindle Bore (In.) 5/8
  • Number of Indexing Positions 36
  • Centerline of Spindle to Floor (In.) 44-1/2
  • Motor Power (HP) 1-1/2
  • Bed Construction Cast Iron
  • Motor Voltage (V.) 230
  • Wiring Remarks 115v input only
  • Motor Amps 4.6
  • Recommended Circuit Size (Amps.) 20

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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