The Proxxon PD250/E metalworking lathe succeeds the very popular PD230/E. It has a distance between centres of 250mm, a swing of 140mm and an impressive 46mm over the slide. It has an automatic feed, thread cutting facilities, headstock chuck, live centre and top slide for taper turning. Equipped with with an electronic speed control with a spindle range of 100-3000rpm, depending on belt ratio. The lathe chuck has a high quality 3-jaw chuck made to DIN 8386 Class 1 (concentricity tolerance 0.04mm). Capacity through reversing jaws is from 2-90mm. Included is a lathe chuck guard with safety shutdown. The lathe has a mounting plate for the PF230 mill/drill head to be fixed to it and a full range of accessories is available.