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Ward Capstan Lathes - No.8 Hexagon Bar Turret Lathe


The No.8 Hexagon Bar Lathe was intended to carry out production work on Hex bar. Similar to the other No8 lathes, plus a higher centre height of 8¾" and a capacity though the headstock of 3½". The gearbox was all roller and ball bearing construction, and covered bed slides were standard. Swing over the bed covers was 19½" with a centre height of 10¾".

Ward No.8 Hex Bar Turret Lathe

Power feeds to both saddles were standard, and the covered bed was fitted with stainless steel covers. Pumped gearbox lubrication was another feature mentioned in the factory literature.


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