892512, Jet EGH-1740, Elite 17x40 Geared head Large Spindle Bore with Newall DP700 DRO and Taper Attachment


892512, Jet EGH-1740, Elite 17x40 Geared head Large Spindle Bore with Newall DP700 DRO and Taper Attachment

Dependable, reliable, quality. Combining the durability and strength of Meehanite® castings with precision engineering, Elite Geared Head Lathes turn out high quality components turn after turn. Designed with a universal gearbox to allow for a wide range of threading without gear changes, and Turcite-B coatings between the bed and carriage to provide smooth and accurate movement, these machines provide the perfect blend of performance and reliability you can come to expect from JET Elite.

Includes Newall DP700 DRO with Taper Attachment 892157


  • 3-1/8" Spindle Bore
  • Nylon safety gears in the end train prevent overloading, increasing safety
  • Universal gearbox supports inch, metric, modular and diametral threads, without changing gears
  • Enclosed coolant system contains excess coolant for increased safety
  • Front facing chip pan allows easy chip removal from the front of the machine
  • 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
  • Anti-Float design eliminates backlash in the cross slide
  • One-Shot lubrication in the carriage reduces maintenance
  • Overload clutch at feed shaft prevents the carriage from crashing into the chuck
  • Hardened and ground bedways provide accurate longitudinal movements
  • Shear pin in the lead screw disengages the feed when overloaded, preventing damage to the apron and headstock
  • Certified Meehanite® castings retain their tolerances and remain rigid through many years of machining
  • For added safety, the EGH-1740 Lathe follows strict guidelines and electrical requirements to be certified by CSA Group
  • Standard Equipment
  • 10" 3-Jaw chuck
  • Backplate for 10" Chuck
  • Steady Rest-Ball Bearing
  • Follow Rest- Brass Tipped
  • 4-Position Carriage Stop
  • Chuck Guard
  • 4-Way Tool Post
  • Micro-Carriage Stop
  • Threading Dial
  • Leveling Pads
  • Tool Box With Tools


  • Accessory   Taper Attachment
  • Digital Readout   Newall DP700
  • Size   17 x 40
  • Swing Over Bed (In.)   17
  • 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
  • Spindle Bore (In.)   3-1/8
  • Spindle Mount   D1-6
  • Spindle Taper with Sleeve   MT5
  • Number of Spindle Speeds   12
  • Range of Spindle Speeds (RPM)   36 - 1,800
  • Range of Longitudinal Feeds (IPR)   0 .0015 - 0.04
  • Range of Cross Feeds (IPR)   0.00075 - 0.02
  • Number of Inch Threads   45
  • Range of Inch Threads (TPI)   2 - 72
  • Number of Metric Threads   39
  • Range of Metric Threads   0.2 - 14
  • Max Tool Size (In.)   1 x 1
  • Compound Slide Travel (In.)   6-2/7
  • Cross Slide Travel (In.)   9 1/4
  • Tailstock Spindle Travel (In.)   5
  • Taper in Tailstock Spindle   MT 4
  • Follow Rest Capacity (In.   )1/2 - 3
  • Steady Rest Capacity (In.)   3/8 - 6-3/4
  • Width of Bed (In.)   12
  • Motor (HP)   7-1/2 HP, 230/460V, 3Ph
  • Ampearge Draw @ 230V 3Ph 22
  • Amperage Draw @ 460V 3Ph 11
  • Prewired (V.)   230
  • Coolant Pump Motor   1/8 HP
  • Weight (Lbs.)   3747
  • Overall Dimensions (L x W x H) (In.)   94 x 44 x 68
  • Drive   Geared Head
  • Style (Type)   Engine

Red Assurance 2-year Warranty:

JET Tools 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 Walter Meier Authorized Service Centers can authorize warranty repair, assist you in obtaining parts, or perform routine maintenance and major repair on your JET or Wilton tools.

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