The Warco range of model engineering lathes. We've been supplying lathes to model engineers for four decades now, we understand just what model engineers come to expect from us the highest levels of quality, specification and after sales service, all at affordable prices. THE WARCO WM180 AND SIMILAR LATHES. HOME, AND INDEX TO SITE CONTENTS Thanks for looking in. My lathe is a Warco WM180, offered under different names and paint jobs by other suppliers see the Warco 918 lathe manual.
I have for sale this Warco WMT 918 Bench Lathe this will Warco 918 lathe manual collection only due to the weight. Well used pre loved 240v Warco 918 Bench Lathe.
Feb 21, 2003 Re: Warco 918 lathe The lathe is capable of good work and standing abuse, mine has survived 14 years of turning every thing including a lot of wood and plastic as well as The 918 lathes, first made in Taiwan and later China, have been around for many years and are a copy of the origional made in Austria Emco Compact 8, not to be confused with the current Compact 8E which is itself made in China.
The new belt drive metalworking lathe that superseded the 918 is the Warco WM240B. This machine offers upgrades throughout, such as increased capacity, induction hardened and ground bedways, much more powerful motor and now proven long term reliability just like its predecessor. Warco CT918 lathe (a developed copy of the Emco Compact 8 with a screwcutting gearbox).
Full Manual and Exploded Components Manual. Also applies to other Taiwanese and Chinese lathes sold under the" 918" label. His lathe is a Warco (Chinese) 918, this lathe is certainly nice enough and has a similar capacity to a Boxford.
This type of lathe is sold (marketed) under lots of different names depending on where you live and Chinese Taiwanese lathes of many different sizes and prices are available from countless retail outlets as well. Oct 17, 2009В Warco 918 lathe. bigbadbugga, Jun 27, 2009# 1. bigbadbugga Member. Messages: 974 They are worth reading, especially the bits about mounting the lathe and setting it up.
The Warco manual is quite poor, leaving you on your own a bit. I have looked around the shows and find that warco machines, on the whole are better SAFETY RULES FOR LATHES Safety is a combination of operator common serse and alertness at all times when the Lathe is being used.
Study these safety rules and general safety rules before operating and retain for future use. Feb 25, 2015 I have been offered a Warco 918 which although it is five years old, has never been used. Is 700 a fair price to pay, comes with 3 and 4 jaw chucks, a face plate, fixed and travel steadies, cutting tools, knurler, live centre and tailstock chuck.
Warco CT918 lathe (a developed copy of the Emco Compact 8 with a screwcutting gearbox). Full Manual and Exploded Components Manual. Also applies to other Taiwanese and Chinese lathes sold under the" 918" label.