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Jet 321360A BDB-1340A 13-Inch Swing by 40-Inch between Centers 230-Volt 1 Phase Belt Drive Bench Metalworking Lathe

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Limited 2 Year (Mechanical), Limited 1 Year (Electrical)
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Key Features

  • 2 HP, 1Ph, 230V motor
  • 1 3/8" Spindle Hole
  • 13" Swing x 40" Centers
  • 12 spindle speeds ranging from 60-1240 RPM
  • Shown with optional stand

Package Details

Shipping Weight: 1175.02 pounds
Package Size: 76.5 x 29.7 x 29.7 inches

Product Description

Precision Built and Designed to Last

The JET 13 x 40-inch belt drive bench lathe (model BDB-1340A / 321360A) features an enclosed gearbox with helical cut gears for noise reduction and smooth operation. The full-length splashguard provides maximum protection and the quick-change gearbox allows for fast and easy gear changes. Backed by an industry-leading two year warranty, every JET machine features premier customer support and professional manuals to ensure optimal functioning and operation.

The BDB-1340A 13 x 40-inch belt drive bench lathe (view larger).

The JET Advantage

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. Professional user manuals help you put JET saws to work faster, safer and more efficiently. And because JET backs all its machines with the industry's top warranty, you can have confidence that your JET machines will continue providing superior cuts every time you flip the switch. JET also offers over 750 authorized service centers across the USA, so you can be assured a qualified local technician can help troubleshoot, order parts, and repair your equipment should a problem arise.

Red Assurance 2-Year Warranty

If your JET tool needs service or repair, one of our Authorized Service Centers located throughout the United States can give you quick service. In most cases, any of these Walter Meier Authorized Service Centers can authorize warranty repair, assist you in obtaining parts, or perform routine maintenance and major repair on your JET or Wilton tools.


Swing over bed13 inches
Swing over cross slide7-25/32 inches
Swing through gap18-3/4 inches
Length of gap8 inches
Distance between centers40 inches
Spindle bore1-3/8-inch
Spindle mountD1-4
Spindle taper with sleeveMT-5 (MT-3)
Spindle speeds12; 60 to 1,240 RPM
Longitudinal feeds40; 0.0018 to 0.0374 IPR
Range of cross feeds0.0012 to 0.0345 IPR
Inch threads40; 4 to 112 TPI
Metric threads27; 0.2 to 6
Maximum tool size5/8 x 5/8-inch
Compound slide travel2-11/16 inches
Cross slide travel6-5/16 inches
Carriage travel35 inches
Tailstock spindle travel3-3/4 inches
Taper in tailstock spindleMT-3
Steady rest capacity2-5/8 inches
Follow rest capacity2-3/4 inches
Width of bed7-3/8 inches
Overall dimensions71 x 32 x 45 inches (LxWxH) with stand
Motor2 HP, 1Ph, 230-volt only
Weight1,175 pounds

About JET

JET began as a small dealer of manual chain hoists and trolleys, sold from a single hardware store in Tacoma, Washington. Today, JET has an expert team of engineers both in the USA and overseas and a world-class supply chain ensuring prompt delivery of quality products. JET still carries the same message of quality product, with the best features and benefits in it's product class; all the while providing excellent service.

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BDB-1340A / 321360A 13 by 40-Inch Belt Drive Bench Lathe

At a Glance
  • Enclosed gearbox design provides smooth, quiet operation
  • Fast, easy speed changes
  • Helical cut headstock gears reduce noise
  • V-way bed is induction hardened and ground
  • Gap bed section provided for large diameter work
  • Low voltage motor controls
  • Changes gears allow metric threading
  • Spindle is supported by precision tapered roller bearings
  • Independent leadscrew and feed rod
  • T-slotted compound slide with four-way tool post
  • Carriage mounted spindle control lever
  • Automatic feeding and threading are fully interlocked
  • Tailstock may be offset for turning tapers and includes an inch/metric
  • graduated quill
Standard Equipment
  • Coolant tray
  • 6-inch 3-jaw direct mount scroll chuck with top reversing jaws
  • 8-inch 4-jaw independent chuck
  • 12-inch faceplate
  • Four-way tool post
  • Steady and follow rest
  • Metric change gear
  • Centers with headstock center sleeve
  • Threading dial
  • Micro Carriage Bed Stop
  • Full Length Splash Guard
  • Tolerance test certificate
  • Tool box with tools

From the Manufacturer

One of our most popular lathes now comes standard with an enclosed gearbox. The helical cut headstock gears reduce noise and the change gears allow metric threading. The spindle is supported by precision tapered roller bearings and has a carriage mounted control lever. The feed selectors travel in grooved ways, and the automatic feeding and threading are fully interlocked. V-way bed design is induction hardened, and the gap bed section is provided for larger diameter work. The tailstock may be offset for turning tapers and includes an inch-metric graduated quill. Standard equipment includes; 6" 3-Jaw Direct Mount chuck with top reversing jaws, 8" 4-Jaw chuck, 12" Face plate, steady and follow rest, metric change gear, center and headstock center sleeve, threading dial, and tool box and tools. Shown with optional stand

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