Jet EGH-1740, Elite 17x40, Large Spindle Bore Geared Head Lathe

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The Jet Elite EGH-1740 is perfect for when precision matters the most. The large spindle bore Elite lathes are the signature machines within the Elite lathe lineup. Engineered to meet world-class tolerances for spindle run out, bed alignment, and bed-way parallelism, these lathes take Precision, durability and safety, beyond what the market needs

Max. swing over bed (in.) 17
Max. swing over cross slide (in.) 11
Swing Through Gap (in.) 24-1/2
Length of Gap (in.) 7-2/3
Distance between Centers (in.) 40
Hole Through Spindle (in.) 3-1/8
Spindle Mount D1-6
Spindle Taper MT-5
Number of Spindle Speeds 12
Range of Spindle Speeds (RPM) 36 - 1,800
Range of Longitudinal Feeds (IPR) .0015 - .04
Range of Cross Feeds (IPR) .00075 - .02
Number of Inch Threads 45
Range of Inch Threads 2 to 72
Number of Metric Threads 39
Range of Metric Threads (mm) .2 - 14
Max. Tool Size 1 x 1
Max. Compound Slide Travel (in.) 6-2/7
Max. Cross Slide Travel (in.) 9-1/4
Tailstock Spindle Travel (in.) 5
Taper in Tailstock Spindle MT-4
Follow Rest Capacity 1/2 - 3
Steady Rest Capacity 3/8 - 6-3/4
Width of Bed (in.) 13-4/7
Motor 7.5HP, 230/460V, 3Ph
Prewired 230V
Net Weight (lbs) 3747
Overall Dimensions (LxWxH/Inch) 94 x 44 x 68



  • 3-1/8" Spindle Bore
  • Matrix® Disc Clutch permits the changing of gears without stopping the motor, reducing wear
  • Universal gearbox supports inch, metric, modular and diametral threads, without changing gears
  • Anti-Float design eliminates backlash in the cross slide
  • Steady rests feature ball bearing guides for smooth material movements
  • Fully lit with CNC style lighting, the enclosed full length splash guard is expertly designed to contain all chips and coolant
  • Class 7 precision taper roller bearings keep spindle run out to a maximum of 0.0004
  • Hardened and ground gears in headstock reduce vibration and deflection
  • Wider bedways absorb vibration
  • Turcite-B coating between bed and carriage provides friction free motion in all linear directions
  • One-Shot lubrication in the carriage reduces maintenance
  • Overload clutch at feed shaft prevents the carriage from crashing into the chuck
  • Shear pin in the lead screw disengages the feed when overloaded, preventing damage to the apron and headstock
  • Hardened and ground bedways provide accurate longitudinal movements
  • Front facing chip pan allows easy chip removal from the front of the machine
  • Certified Meehanite® castings retain their tolerances and remain rigid through many years of machining

Standard Equipment

  • 10" 3-Jaw chuck
  • Backplate for 10" Chuck
  • Steady Rest-Ball Bearing
  • Follow Rest- Brass Tipped
  • 4-Way Tool Post
  • Chuck Guard
  • Micro-Carriage Stop
  • Threading Dial
  • Leveling Pads
  • Tool Box With Tools

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Style (Type):
Engine - Large Spindle Bore
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Digital Readout:
Newall DP700
Digital Readout:
Acu-Rite 200S
Digital Readout:
Acu-Rite 300S