3 Jaw Chuck Runout

I’m getting significant 3 jaw chuck runout on my Warco 240B lathe. Although ok at first I’m now finding the chuck as delivered with the lathe is rubbish. As delivered the Warco 240B lathe and the 3 jaw chuck were brilliant, but over time the runout on the 3-jaw has increased. I’ve even marked the … Read more

Changing the Chuck on a Warco Lathe

warco 240b lathe

This shows the chuck being changed on a Warco WM240B, but the process is similar for most of the Warco lathes. First of all make sure that the lathe is unplugged. I then use the chuck key to hold the chuck and with a spanner loosen the nuts at the back. In this image I … Read more