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Colchester Magnum HD Manual Series

Colchester Magnum HD Manual Series

Colchester Magnum Lathes


The Colchester Magnum HD/LS Lathes provide the most versatile and specialised turning applications of any lathes of its kind. The models are complemented with large capacities and specifications allowing them to cater to any machining job required. The Lathes are manufactured with a one-piece bed, floor typecasting, and are subject to the rigorous and exclusive quality control processes as all other Colchester machine products.


These Colchester Magnum models are renowned for quality and reliability. Built to withstand rugged, heavy duty use, our lathes give years of outstanding service with the absolute minimum of maintenance. At the same time, all Colchester Magnum lathes are capable of fast, heavy metal removal and fine precision finishing.



  • The Magnum LS centre lathe is the big brother of the Magnum
  • The machine occupies the power, strength and standard production features to meet almost any large turning requirement
  • Ultimately most lucrative in the industries of Oil and Gas, Utilities and Shipbuilding.
  • Induction hardened and ground bed
  • Precision hardened and ground gears in headstock


With swing capacities of 660mm and 810mm respectively, the V880 and V1275 machines bring these long-established characteristics to the heavy turning arena, in the form of cost-effective, value for money machines with power, strength and productive features to meet almost any requirement in the demanding engineering environment of today.


Colchester Magnum Models Available:

  • Magnum HD 880
  • Magnum HD 1010
  • Magnum HD 1135
  • Magnum HD 1275
Centre Height 445mm, 510mm, 575mm, 645mm
Swing Over Bed 880mm, 1010mm, 1135mm, 1275mm
Swing Over Cross slide 615mm, 745mm, 875mm, 1015mm
Distance Between Centres 1500 / 2000 / 3000 / 4000 / 5000 / 6000 / 7000 / 8000 / 9000 / 10000 / 11000 / 12000mm
Spindle Motor 22kW (30kW / 37kW option)
Spindle Bore 154mm to 560mm


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