*On Order* Basic 180 Super with 3-Axis DRO & 5 year parts warranty


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The Basic 180 Super is the largest mechanics lathe in the KNUTH Machine Tools catalog and is also one of the heaviest machines in this popular market segment. The large bed width of 206 mm (8 in) and a 30 percent higher total weight have a positive effect on the overall machining quality and enable machining services that also meet industrial requirements. Equipped with position indicator, quick-change holder and other standard accessories, the BASIC 180 Super has been one of our best-selling conventional lathes for more than 20 years.

  • Very large bed width for maximum stability
  • Robust construction for min. vibrations
  • Powerful motor for demanding operations
  • Extensive standard equipment for a wide range of applications
Center width 39.37 in
Turning diameter over bed 14 in
Turning-Ø over support 9 in
Turning diameter over gap bridge 20 in
Gap bridge length 8 in
Bed width 8 in


Travel X-axis 7 in
Travel Z1-axis 4 in
Swing range of top slide ± 50°


Spindle speed 45 rpm – 1.800 rpm
Spindle bore 1.5 in
Spindle mount Camlock D1-4
Spindle taper 5 MT


Feed X-axis 0.00059 in/R – 0.00866 in/R
Feed Z-axis 0.00169 in/R – 0.02571 in/R


Threading, metric (37) 0.02-0.3
Threading, whitworth (28) 4-56 TPI


Tailstock quill diameter 2 in
Tailstock taper 3 MT
Tailstock quill stroke 5 in
Tailstock traverse adjustment ± 0.5 in


Motor rating main drive 3.2 Hp
Main drive, continuous load 2.01 Hp


Overall dimensions (length x width x height)-height 77 in x 30 in x 62 in
Weight 1.936 lbs
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*On Order* Basic 180 Super with 3-Axis DRO & 5 year parts warranty