Champion Centre Lathe - with DRO
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    Chuck guard with safety micro switch cut out
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    2 Axis digital readout system
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    Constant Surface Speed Digital Read Out
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    Spindle Speed Digital Read Out
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    Headstock Controls
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    Speed Control Lever
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    Feed Lever
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    Saddle Left View
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    Heavy duty tailstock
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    Slide out tray for easy cleaning
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    2 Point Steady
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    3 Point Steady
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    Leadscrew covers
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    Safety Micro to Belt Cover
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    Coolant Nozzle and Work Light
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    Compound Slide
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    Cross Slide Handle
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    Cross Slide Handle
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    Saddle Handle
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    Electro Magnetic Disc Brake
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    Scale for DRO
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    Adjustable Feed Torque Clutch
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    Thread Chasing Dial
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    Saddle Controls
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    Lubrication pump for slide
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    Mechanical Foot Brake
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    Leadscrew Covers
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    Indicator Table
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    Feed Chart and Levers
Order Code: L252VS
Schools / TAFE - Champion Centre Lathe - with DRO (415V)
390 x 760mm
Schools/TAFE Champion
Digital Readout
Tool To Suit (mm)
Distance Between Centres (mm)
Swing Over Bed (mm)
Swing Over Gap (mm)
Swing Over Cross-slide (mm)
Centre Height (mm)
Spindle Bore (mm)
Camlock Spindle Size
Bed Width (mm)
Head Stock Spindle Taper (MT)
Tail Stock Taper (MT)
Cross Slide Travel (mm)
Compound Slide Travel (mm)
Lead Screw
Cross Feed (mm/rev)
0.02 - 0.5
Longitudinal Feed (mm/rev)
0.040 - 1.00
Metric Thread Range (No. / mm)
39 (0.2 - 14)
Imperial Thread Range (No. / TPI)
45 (2 - 72)
3 Jaw Chuck Diameter (mm)
4 Jaw Chuck Diameter (mm)
Spindle Steps/speeds (No. / RPM)
Variable / 18-2500
Motor Power (kW / hp)
5.5 / 7.5
Voltage / Amperage (V / amp)
Nett Weight (kg)
Manufactured in Taiwan

We for many years have been working in close consultation with education departments to ensure the most suitable equipment is provided to our schools and TAFE, not only does it comply with the departments stringent safety requirements but is built to last the distance. That's why we consider our company to be a specialist when it comes to supplying quality Wood Work and Metal Working Machinery for Public or Private Schools, TAFE Colleges and Trade Training Centres in all states of Australia.

Dashin Jessey have been manufacturing quality centre lathes for more than 30 years and are the OEM manufacturer of a very high profile British lathe company.
All machines have totally enclosed universal gearboxes providing a full range threads and feeds.
Full safety features including leadscrew covers, chuck & chip guards, additional emergency stop switch gear and footbrake.
All models available with Easson, Carmar, Heidenhain, Sony & Mitutoyo digital readout systems

Advantages of Dashin Variable Speed Centre Lathes
Variable speed drive - low noise emissions below 80dba in a 1metre envelope around the machine.
Fully geared head machines have noise emissions on the upper limit of OH & S guidelines 85dba
Infinitely variable speed machines prolong tooling life
Less wearing parts (variable speed achieved through electronic inverter technology)
Easy to use operator controls
Feed shaft fitted with torque limiting safety clutch
VS models are equipped with Japanese varispeed ultra-compact, all digital, AC inverter drives
All Dashin variable speed centre lathes can be supplied with optional constant surface speed function (Eg. spindle speed can be programmed to automatically accelerate or decelerate when turning or facing for superior finishing)
  • 2 axis digital readout system
  • YASKAWA Varispeed high-performance, Low-noise, Inverter drive
  • Variable Speed 18-2500rpm with high/low speed selector
  • Dual braking system - Mechanical footbrake plus electromagnetic for safety
  • Constant surface speed cutting - Allows for auto acceleration of the spindle when facing or reducing diameters
  • Noise levels below 80dba
  • Precision Taiwanese machine, sold for over 34 years
  • Adjustable taper roller bearings providing spindle accuracy
  • Precision 'V'-beds & headstock gears are all hardened & ground
  • Chuck guard with safety micro switch cut out
  • Overload protection on drive motor and coolant system
  • Universal enclosed gearbox incorporating metric & imperial thread capabilities
  • Inching button incorporated on the control panel for convenient spindle speed selection
  • Foot operated spindle brake with safety cut out switch
  • 270mm wide induction hardened heavy duty cast iron bed
  • Removable gap bed allowing work piece to swing up to 610mm
  • Powered longitudinal and cross feeds
  • Clutch in apron enabling pressure adjustment for feeding in both axis
  • Metric calibrated dials with clearly marked graduations
  • Coolant system with flexible hose enabling operator to manipulate flow direction
  • Oil sight glass for head stock and gearbox
  • Lubrication pump on saddle oiling slides
  • Change gears for metric and imperial thread cutting
  • D1-6 camlock spindle for quick chuck removal
  • Large 54mm spindle bore
  • 5.5kW / 7.5HP 415V main motor
  • 250mm 3-jaw chuck with reverse jaws
  • 250mm 4-jaw chuck
  • Fixed Steady with roller bearings
  • Travelling steady with roller bearings
  • Chuck guard
  • Dead centres
  • Thread chasing dial
  • Foot brake
  • Coolant system
  • Rear splash guard
  • Spindle reducing bush
  • Instruction booklet
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Digital Readout
Tool To Suit (mm)
Distance Between Centres (mm)
Swing Over Bed (mm)
Swing Over Gap (mm)
Swing Over Cross-slide (mm)
Centre Height (mm)
Spindle Bore (mm)
Camlock Spindle Size
Bed Width (mm)
Head Stock Spindle Taper (MT)
Tail Stock Taper (MT)
Cross Slide Travel (mm)
Compound Slide Travel (mm)
Lead Screw
Cross Feed (mm/rev)
Longitudinal Feed (mm/rev)
Metric Thread Range (No. / mm)
Imperial Thread Range (No. / TPI)
3 Jaw Chuck Diameter (mm)
4 Jaw Chuck Diameter (mm)
Spindle Steps/speeds (No. / RPM)
Motor Power (kW / hp)
Voltage / Amperage (V / amp)
Nett Weight (kg)
Price (ex GST)
Price (inc GST)

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