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Universal Center Lathe (SL-500B)

SL-500B is a universal centre lathe designed for piece and small series production, which is also suitable for maintenance in repair workshops. 
This is a customer classic lathe with main motor output of 5.5 kW. 
It is characterized by wide range of operating speed and its unique design guarantees high stability at material machining. 
Wide working range and optional selection of accessories and executions also represent an advantage of the lathe.
• Small built-up area
• Swing over bed increase – bed gap
• Simple gearshifting
• Simple maintenance
• The inch and metric version
• Option to modify to meet different mains voltage
• Wide range of versions and accessories
• CE security standards
Material machining quality
• Stability in turning of material
• Ergonomic operating
• Clutch and brake-driven spindle smooth movement stop
Life-cycle and profitability
• Hardened bed sliding surfaces
• Low operating costs
• Service availability – experience


Standard accessories:
3 jaw chuck, 4 jaw chuck, Face plate, Steady rest, Follow rest, Dead center, Oil gun, Coolant system, Working light, General tools, Foundation bolts, Operation manual (English edition).
Optional accessories:
2/3-axes DRO, Quick change tool post,  Taper turning attachment,  CE execution

Main Technical Features

Specification Unit SL-500B
Working range 
Max. swing over bed mm 500
Max. swing over cross slide mm 270
Max. swing in bed gap mm 700
Bed gap width mm 230
Distance between centers mm 1000, 1500, 2000 
Height of centers mm 250
Spindle speed mm/min 22 - 2000 
Spindle nose   STN ISO 702/III - B6
Spindle bore mm 52
Internal spindle taper   MORSE 6
Limit speed for max. torque mm/min 1200/45 
Cross slide working travel mm 300
Tool slide working travel mm 140
Max. tool size mm 32 x 20    
Traverse feed number   38
Working range of longitudinal feed mm 0.05 - 6.4 
Working range of cross feed mm 0.025 - 3.2 
Longitudinal rapid traverse mm/min 3000
Cross rapid traverse mm/min 1500
Tailstock sleeve diameter mm 70
Tailstock sleeve travel mm 180
Tailstock sleeve internal taper   MORSE 5
Cross resetting mm ±12 
Metric threads  number   29
range mm       0.5 - 40
Whitworth threads number   38
range   1 - 80 thread/1"
Modular threads number   26
range mm     0.25 - 20 mm
Diametral Pitch threads number   31
number of DP threads    2 - 72
Total power input    6.6 kVA
Voltage   As requirement
Main motor kw 5.5
Coolant pump kw 0.09
Rapid travel motor kw 0.55
Workpiece weight 
Max. Workpiece weight between center kg 300
Max. Workpiece weight in chuck kg 80
Overall dimension(LxWxH) mm   2640, 3145, 3630x1100x1505
Weight kg 1735, 1835, 1940 
October 23 2021