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Powermatic 4224B Lathe, 3HP 1 or 3PH 220V

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The Powermatic 4224B is the newest member of the industry-leading family of lathes. Over 900 pounds, the 4224B is the biggest, heaviest and most capable lathe Powermatic has ever built. It expands the limits of creative possibility and takes your passion to a whole new level. With newly designed, top-of-its class features, the 4224B pushes the limits of design, innovation and durability.

  • Sliding headstock with electronic variable speed and digital RPM readout for accurate speed adjustments
  • Spindle lock and built-in spindle indexing on the headstock for drilling hole patterns, routing flutes and other equally spaced features
  • Vacuum system provides quick method of chucking bowl blanks
  • 15-amp quad receptacle for easy reach of powered accessories
  • Two 100W task lamps provide ideal lighting
  • Air nozzle with quick connect for clearing dust/chips
  • Set of dead centers that can hold a spindle for visual comparison
  • Laser-etched quill is self ejecting
  • Two-position mount for the optional bed extension
  • Brass-tipped knockout bar concentrates the action in the sliding handle; the brass tip will not damage drive centers
  • Attached tool caddy allows convenient access to centers, wrenches, etc
  • Tailstock has internal storage for additional accessories
  • Chrome-trimmed handwheels are ergonomic for a comfortable feel
  • Magnetic-backed remote on/off switch can be moved anywhere on the machine
(1) Powermatic 4224B Lathe, 3HP 1 or 3PH 220V
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Brand Powermatic
Manufacturer Part Number 1794224K
Weight 0.0000
Tech Spec
  • Swing over bed: 24"
  • Swing over tool rest base: 21"
  • Distance between centers: 42"
  • Headstock movement: Full length of bed
  • Spindle taper: MT-2
  • Tailstock quill travel: 4-1/2"
  • Spindle threads: 1-1/4" x 8 TPI
  • Number of indexing positions: 98
  • Centerline of spindle to floor: 44"
  • Bed construction: Cast iron
  • Motor phases: 3
  • Motor voltage: 220v
Speed Range 40 - 3500 RPM
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Is there a caster wheel set for this Lathe?
Dennis on Apr 29, 2017
How long is the warranty? 5 yrs like the jet?
Phil on Aug 29, 2017
How heavy is the machine ?
Kevin C on Jul 21, 2015
BEST ANSWER: 960 lbs.
What is the electrical breaker amperage required for the unit?
Teeeee on Dec 7, 2019
BEST ANSWER: It is recommended that the lathe be connected to a dedicated 20 amp circuit with a 20 amp circuit breaker or time-delay fuse marked “D”. Local codes take precedence over recommendations.
Do you have to remove the vacuum chuck attachment to use a drive center for spindle work. If not, how to extract drive center?
Ron B on Oct 8, 2019
will the quill for a 4224 fit other Powermatic lathes ?
robert b on Jan 23, 2017
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