Jet - Jet Lathe Model 1640 EVS


The new JET® 16” x 40” Electronic Variable Speed Woodworking Lathe is loaded with cutting-edge features that distinguish it from others in its class. Included is a sliding headstock, electronic infinitely variable speed from 40 – 3200 RPM, and a newly designed headstock locking handle.


• Motor: 1-1/2 HP, 3Ph, 4.6A, 230V, Prewired 115V Input Only
• Recommended Circuit Size (Amps.): 20
• Swing Over Bed (In.): 16-1/2
• Swing Over Tool Rest Base (In.): 12-7/8
• Distance Between Centers (In.): 40
• Spindle Bore (In.): 5/8
• Tailstock Bore (In.): 3/8
• Spindle Taper: MT2
• Quill Taper: MT2
• Quill Travel (In.): 4-1/4
• Spindle Thread (In./TPI): 1-1/4″/8 TPI
• Outboard External Threads (In. x TPI): 3/4-14 LH
• Spindle Speeds: High 120-3200/Low 40-1200
• Speed Range: 40-3200
• Number of Indexing Positions: 36
• Centerline of Spindle to Floor (In.): 44-1/2
• Outboard Turning: Yes
• Bed Construction: Cast Iron
• Extended spindle nose houses dual headstock spindle bearings
• Improved tailstock quill locking mechanism incorporates an anti-rotation key
• Tailstock features Acme threads for smooth and durable movement
• Banjo uses non-marring, positive locking wedge system to securely hold tool post
• Tool post locking mechanism designed for years of consistent strength
• Spindle lock latch frees up both hands
• Electronic infinitely variable speed from 40 – 3200 RPM
• 36 integrated indexing positions
• Headstock locking handle is accessible from front of lathe
• Leg-mounted tool holder for convenience
• Inverter is enclosed for added protection
• E-Drive Inverter features a built in EMI filter
• Conveniently located digital readout
• Rubber tool mat on top of headstock


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DEPTH AND BREADTH OF LINE JET offers a full range of machines to fill all your shop needs. Every operation of your project can be trusted to JET. Take a look at all the machines available for Woodworking, Metalworking, Lifting Systems, Air Tools, Warehouse and Dock and Handtools. QUALITY Reliable, quality engineering and manufacturing goes into each and every JET machine. JET machines are built and tested to tight tolerance standards to insure consistent quality and precision operations. INNOVATIVE PRODUCTS JET is committed to ongoing innovation demonstrated in the introduction of new products. PROFESSIONAL MANUALS JET and JET Elite manuals are professionally written by engineers for ease of use. All manuals come complete with parts breakdown and electrical drawings.

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Return & Warranty Policy

All returns must be pre-approved. Any non-warranty returns must be unused and in original packaging. A 25% restock fee will apply. Customer pays return freight.

All products should be inspected on arrival, any damage needs to be reported to USA Supply Spot within 3 days of package receipt.

This product falls under JPW warranty.

Shipping Policy

  • Free standard freight is offered on this item
  • This item will be processes, packaged and shipped in 1-5 days to the lower 48 states. Depending on warehouse location and availability, shipping will take 3-9 days to all customers in the lower 48 states.
  • Freight and LTL carriers are not responsible for product setup. 
  • While many carriers will deliver products to the ground, they are only responsible for “back of truck” deliveries. To assure ground delivery, you may purchase “lift gate delivery” at checkout.
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