JET 12" x 36" Geared Head Bench Lathe GHB-1236 - 321236

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JET 12" x 36" Geared Head Bench Lathe GHB-1236

This new JET GHB-1236 Geared Head Bench Lathe is engineered to cut and taper with exacting accuracy. Positioned on a heavy-duty stand with a newly added built-in footbrake, the GHB-1236 features precision induction hardened ground bed-ways, spindle roller bearings, and high-quality steel hardened gears in the headstock for ultimate working durability.


  • Precision induction hardened and ground bedway
  • High quality steel hardened gears in headstock
  • Lead screw cover
  • Cast iron stand
  • Foot Brake comes standard
  • Emergency Stop within easy reach of the Operator
  • Chuck Guard
  • Mounted on stand with foot pedal, coolant and ready to use
  • Enclosed gearbox design provides smooth, quiet operation
  • Gap bed section provided for larger diameter work
  • Adjustable gibs are incorporated in the carriage & slideways
  • Gearbox gives wide range of inch & metric threading & feed capabilities with few gear changes
  • Compound and cross slide have backlash adjustment
  • Tailstock may be offset for turning tapers and include an inch/metric graduated quill
  • Spindle Spider available for ease of turning Gun barrels
  • 6" 3-Jaw Chuck
  • 8" 4-Jaw Chuck
  • 10" Face Plate
  • Steady Rest with Roller Bearings
  • Follow Rest
  • Quick Change Toolpost
  • 5pc Set of Holders
  • LED Work Lamp
  • MT3 Live Center
  • MT-5/3 Sleeve


Item Number 321236
Model GHB-1236
Swing Over Bed 12"
Swing Over Cross Slide 7-1/2"
Swing Through Gap 18"
Length of Gap 8-3/4"
Distance Between Centers 33"
Spindle Bore 1.575"
Spindle Mount D1-4
Number of Spindle Speeds 9
Range of Spindle Speeds (RPM) 75 - 1400
Spindle Taper with Sleeve MT-5
Number of Longitudinal and Cross Feed Rates 48/36
Range of Longitudinal Feeds (IPR) 0.0019 - 0.0472
Range of Cross Feeds (IPR) 0.0014 - 0.0116
Number of Inch Threads 36
Range of Inch Threads (TPI) 4-60
Number of Metric Threads 32
Range of Metric Threads 0.4 - 7mm
Max Tool Size 3/4" x 3/4"
Compound Slide Travel 3"
Cross Slide Travel 5-1/2"
Carriage Travel 27-3/8"
Tailstock Spindle Travel 3-1/2"
Taper in Tailstock Spindle MT-3
Follow Rest Capacity 0.31 - 2.16"
Steady Rest Capacity 0.31 - 2.95"
Width of Bed 7.12"
Motor (HP) 2HP, 230V, Single Phase
Prewired (V.) 230V
Overall Dimensions (L x W x H) 66-1/64" x 29-1/2" x 59-13/16"
Weight 1210 lbs.

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JET 12" x 36" Geared Head Bench Lathe GHB-1236 - 321236

JET 12" x 36" Geared Head Bench Lathe GHB-1236 - 321236

JET 12" x 36" Geared Head Bench Lathe GHB-1236 - 321236