LE BLOND

Products to enhance, upgrade, increase productivity & your competitive edge. 

Each product line was selected by Mike Rossi for their quality, durability & their price point.

We are firmly committed to finding solutions that fit your budget & make a difference. 

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LE BLOND LATHES

LeBlond RKL Manual Lathes

Precision High-speed Lathes. 

Looking for an engine lathe? Try a LeBlond RKL manual lathe.

These precision high-speed metal lathes or a precision high-speed heavy-duty models with swings from 14″ to 21.”

Need more power? Try a RKL heavy-duty engine lathe with swings from 22″ to 40.”

 

LeBlond champions versatility, as our manual lathes feature either gearhead or variable speed spindles.

 

Need an educational lathe or a good gunsmith lathe? LeBlond has you covered with the RKL-1332G.

RKL 1300G

RKL1300G SERIES GEARED HEAD LATHE

HIGH SPEED PRECISION LATHE

  • 14″ SWING
  • 32″, 40″ OR 60″ BETWEEN CENTERS
  • 16 TURNING SPEED SELECTIONS
  • 5 HP
  • 3 PHASE or SINGLE PHASE
  • CUSTOMIZED OPTION CONTENT

The headstock spindle is machined from forged alloy steel. It is hardened, ground and dynamically balanced.

Large through hole with convenient D1-6 cam-lock mount.

Special attention was given to lubrication channels providing a constant bath of oil to the supporting high grade two precision tapered roller and one precision ball bearing for long life.

16 SPEED HEADSTOCK:

Wide selection of fix speeds coupled with a powerful 5hp motor to conquer your turning needs.

 

The lathe comes standard with 16 speed selections providing high torque up all the way to 2000 RPM.

 

The electronic control panel is conveniently mounted with ON-OFF power indicator light, emergency stop push button, coolant pump switch and spindle jogging push button.

 

Lubrication channels are designed to provide constant lubrication

WIDE BED WITH ONE PIECE BASE:

One-piece machine floor base is made of solid cast iron.

Wide bed design is made of Meehanite casting that is vibration stress relieved.

Bed ways are induction hardened to HRC 50 and precision ground.

 

Precision hand scraped bed is designed with a removable gap further expanding swing capabilities.

 

The LeBlond 2V and flat solid bed structure provides rigidity that assures accuracy and maximum stability.

 

Standard large volume removable chip tray makes for easy chip clean out and disposal.

RKL 1500G

HIGH SPEED PRECISION INDUSTRIAL LATHE

  • 16″ SWING
  • 40″ OR 60″ BETWEEN CENTERS
  • 16 TURNING SPEED SELECTIONS
  • 7.5 HP
  • 3 PHASE or SINGLE PHASE
  • CUSTOMIZED OPTION CONTENT

Reliability and performance with a legendary name in machine tools!

 

Try the LeBlond RKL1500G series lathe with a 16″ swing in diameter and 40″ or 60″ distance between centers.

 

HEAVY DUTY SPINDLE:

The headstock spindle is machined from forged alloy steel.

 

It is hardened, ground and dynamically balanced.

 

Large through hole with convenient D1-6 cam-lock mount.

 

Special attention was given to lubrication channels providing a constant bath of oil to the supporting high grade two precision tapered roller and one precision ball bearing for long life.

 
16 SPEED HEADSTOCK:

 

Wide selection of fixed speeds coupled with a powerful 7.5hp motor to conquer your turning needs.

 

The lathe comes standard with 16 speed selections providing high torque up all the way to 2000 RPM.

 

An electronic control panel is conveniently mounted with ON-OFF power indicator light, emergency stop push button, coolant pump switch and spindle jogging push button.

 

Lubrication channels are designed to provide constant headstock gear and bearing lubrication.

 
WIDE BED WITH ONE PIECE BASE:

One-piece machine floor base is made of solid cast iron.

 

Wide bed design is made of Meehanite casting that is vibration stress relieved.

 

Bed ways are induction hardened to HRC 50 and precision ground.

 

Precision hand scraped bed is designed with a removable gap further expanding swing capabilities.

 

The proven LeBlond 2V and flat solid bed structure provides rigidity that assures accuracy and maximum stability.

 

Standard large volume removable chip tray makes for easy chip clean out and disposal.

RKL 1700G

HIGH SPEED PRECISION LATHE  GEAR HEAD

  • 17″ SWING
  • 40″ OR 60″ BETWEEN CENTERS
  • 12 TURNING SPEED SELECTIONS
  • 7.5 HP
  • 3 PHASE or SINGLE PHASE
  • CUSTOMIZED OPTION CONTENT

Reliability and performance with a legendary name in machine tools!

 

Try the LeBlond RKL1700G series lathe with a 17″ swing in diameter and 40″ or 60″ distance between centers.

HEAVY DUTY SPINDLE:

The headstock spindle is machined from forged alloy steel.

 

It is hardened, ground and dynamically balanced.

 

Large through hole with convenient D1-6 cam-lock mount.

 

Special attention was given to lubrication channels providing a constant bath of oil to the supporting high grade two precision tapered roller and one precision ball bearing for long life.

12 SPEED HEADSTOCK:

Wide selection of fixed speeds coupled with a powerful 7.5hp motor to conquer your turning needs.

 

The lathe comes standard with 12 speed selections providing high torque up all the way to 1800 RPM.

An electronic control panel is conveniently mounted with ON-OFF power indicator light, emergency stop push button, coolant pump switch and spindle jogging push button.

 

Lubrication channels are designed to provide constant headstock gear and bearing lubrication.

WIDE BED WITH ONE PIECE BASE:

One-piece machine floor base is made of solid cast iron.

 

Wide bed design is made of Meehanite casting that is vibration stress relieved. Bed ways are induction hardened to HRC 50 and precision ground.

Precision hand scraped bed is designed with a removable gap further expanding swing capabilities.

 

The proven LeBlond 2V and flat solid bed structure provides rigidity that assures accuracy and maximum stability. Standard large volume removable chip tray makes for easy chip clean out and disposal.

RKL 1700V

RKL 1700V SERIES VARIABLE SPEED LATHE

WITH ELECTRONIC CONTROL

HIGH SPEED PRECISION LATHE

  • 17″ SWING
  • 40″ OR 60″ BETWEEN CENTERS
  • THREE INFINITE SPEED RANGES
  • 7.5 HP
  • 3 PHASE or SINGLE PHASE
  • CUSTOMIZED OPTION CONTENT

Reliability and performance with a legendary name in machine tools! Try the LeBlond RKL1700V series variable speed industrial lathe with a 17″ swing in diameter and 40″ or 60″ distance between centers.

HEAVY DUTY SPINDLE:

The headstock spindle is machined from forged alloy steel.

 

It is hardened, ground and dynamically balanced.

 

Large through hole with convenient D1-6 cam-lock mount.

 

Special attention was given to lubrication channels providing a constant bath of oil to the supporting high grade two precision tapered roller and one precision ball bearing for long life.

VARIABLE SPEED SPINDLE WITH ELECTRONIC CONTROL:

Three headstock gear ranges that supply a high torque in low range (30 to 125 RPM), mid-range (125 to 450 RPM) and is high range (450 to 2200RPM).

 

The electronic control panel is mounted above the headstock provides a RPM LED display, ON-OFF power indicator light, speed control knob, emergency stop push button and spindle jogging push button.

 

The electronic infinitely variable speed is controlled by an AC inverter duty motor. A 1/4HP electric pump provides the headstock with forced pressure lubrication.

WIDE BED WITH ONE PIECE BASE:

One-piece machine floor base is made of solid cast iron.

 

Wide bed design is made of Meehanite casting that is vibration stress relieved.

 

Bed ways are induction hardened to HRC 53 and precision ground. Precision hand scraped bed is designed with a removable gap further expanding swing capabilities.

 

The proven LeBlond 2V and flat solid bed structure provides rigidity that assures accuracy and maximum stability.

 

Standard large volume removable chip tray makes for easy chip clean out and disposal.

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LeBlond Ltd.  LeBlond has been a pillar for turning since the 1800's & remains so.  Their quality & commitment to the build on their lathes makes them a perfect machine for your shop.  Over the years we have rebuilt countless LeBlond lathes because their quality build allows for the longevity you need when rebuilding.  We know sell LeBlond (pictured above a new LeBlond placed in Akron, OH).