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Swing over Bed (mm) 330
Distance Between Centres (mm) 635 / 1000
Spindle Bore (mm) 40
Spindle Nose No.3 MT
Spindle Speeds (rpm) 40-2500
Spindle Motor Power (kW) 2.2

The Colchester Student 2500 is a robust, versatile geared head centre lathe that is the ultimate training lathe. THE number 1 lathe for education worldwide.


To fully meet international market requirements the Student 2500 conventional lathe is manufactured to metric standards throughout and is perfectly suited to industrial, vocational training and repair workshop requirements.

The Colchester Student 2500 manual lathe is available in two bed lengths; 635mm (25") or 1000mm (40") between centres, as either straight or gap bed versions.

Safety, reliability and simplicity of operation are key features together with a comprehensive range of accessories to enhance your productivity.

The Student centre lathe outline specification is shown above, but for a more comprehensive list of features, please click on the downloads or contact us on +44 (0) 01924 415000.