60 ton centre lathe with an 8 ft chuck. 28 ft between chuck and centre. 7 ft centre height. Machining a 45 ton bloom and billet mill primary roller from Corus Steelworks Scunthorpe.
Fully welded barrel and journals held between chuck and centre. This lathe is in South Wales, UK at a company that specialises in this type of work (obviously!). It was manufactured in 1950 in Dortmund Germany and is still giving sterling service. This was filmed in 2009.
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