Jet GH-1440ZX Spindle Bore Geared Head Lathe

Jet GH-1440ZX Spindle Bore Geared Head Lathe

When you need a larger capacity lathe with the ability to handle feeding and threading tasks, the Jet GH-1440ZX Spindle Bore Geared Head Lathe (part number 321910) may be the perfect solution. Its certainly a major component to any professional’s metalworking shop. The GH-1440ZX offers a 3-1/8″ bore spindle that is supported by two tapered and one ball bearing, plus a cast iron base that all but eliminates vibration during use. This is imperative when running the lathe on heavier work pieces while maintaining accuracy.


Jet GH-1440ZX Spindle Bore Geared Head Lathe

This Jet GH-1440ZX spindle bore geared head lathe, besides coming with a one-piece cast iron base for stability, includes high quality ANSI Class 50 hardened and ground cast iron bed ways. Also, the Jet GH-1440ZX offers a removable gap for larger diameter work pieces.

To eliminate the need to change gears, the Jet GH-1440ZX spindle bore geared head lathe features a universal gearbox that also allows inch, metric, diametral, and module pitch threads. The Jet GH-1440ZX lathe carriage offers one-shot lubrication and Turcite-B on bed sliding surfaces, while the lathe’s T-slotted compound slide features a four-way tool post.

The Jet GH-1440ZX is the smallest of three lathes in the ZX-series—there’s also the GH-1460ZX (321920) and the GH-1640ZX (321930) which increase capacity but use the same three phase motor configuration. The GH-1440ZX offers a 5-position automatic carriage stop and features attractive chrome levers, dials, and knobs that add visual appeal to the tool.

Jet GH-1440ZX Spindle Bore Geared Head Lathe Key Features

  • Chrome molybdenum headstock gears
  • Universal gearbox
  • Carriage features one-shot lubrication and Turcite-B on bed sliding surfaces
  • T-slotted compound slide featuring four-way tool post
  • One piece cast iron base absorbs vibration allowing heavier cuts
  • High quality ANSI Class 50 wear resistant cast iron bed ways
  • Removable gap allows large diameter work
  • Five position automatic carriage stop increases productivity
  • Attractive chrome levers, dials and knobs
  • Meehanite Castings
  • Standard Equipment
  • 10″ 3-jaw scroll chuck with top reversing jaws
  • 12″ 4-jaw independent chuck
  • 12″ face plate
  • Four-way tool post
  • Follow rest
  • Large capacity steady rest
  • Fully integrated coolant system
  • Full length splash guard and coolant return
  • Large easy to use foot brake
  • Articulating halogen work lamp
  • Centrally located controls with jog button
  • Threading dial
  • Mounting pads and levelers
  • Live center
  • Tolerance Test Certificate
  • Tool box and adjusting tools


Jet GH-1440ZX Spindle Bore Geared Head Lathe Specifications

  • Model Number: 321910
  • Motor: 7-1/2 HP, 230/460, 3 Ph
  • Prewired: 230 V
  • Drive: Geared Head
  • Style (Type): Engine – Large Spindle Bore
  • Size: 14″ x 40″
  • Swing Over Bed: 14″
  • Swing Over Cross Slide: 7-5/8″
  • Swing Through Gap: 23-5/8″
  • Length of Gap: 12″
  • Distance Between Centers: 40″
  • Spindle Bore: 3-1/8″
  • Spindle Mount: D1-8
  • Spindle Taper with Sleeve: MT-7 (MT-5)
  • Number of Spindle Speeds: 12
  • Range of Spindle Speeds (RPM): 42 – 1,800 RPM
  • Number of Longitudinal and Cross Feed Rates: 122
  • Range of Longitudinal Feeds (IPR): .0015 – .0913
  • Range of Cross Feeds (IPR): .0006 – .0365
  • Number of Inch Threads: 61
  • Range of Inch Threads (TPI): 1-5/8″ – 72″
  • Number of Metric Threads: 24
  • Range of Metric Threads: .05 – 20
  • Max Tool Size: 1″ x 1″
  • Compound Slide Travel: 5-1/8″
  • Cross Slide Travel: 9″
  • Carriage Travel: 36-9/16″
  • Tailstock Spindle Travel: 5″
  • Taper in Tailstock Spindle: MT-4
  • Follow Rest Capacity: 1/2″ – 3-1/2″
  • Steady Rest Capacity: 3/8″ – 7″
  • Width of Bed: 13-1/8″
  • Weight: 5,187 lbs
  • Overall Dimensions (L x W x H): 96″ x 44″ x 66″
  • Warranty: 2 years
  • Price: $14,499

The Jet GH-1440ZX comes with a 2-year warranty.

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