CJ 15 & 18
Teach Lathe

Overview

Kingston’s CJ-15 and CJ-18 models are perfect companions on your journey to automate your manual lathe projects. Now shipping with the intuitive new conversational Kingston App, it is easier than ever before to reduce cycle times and increase repeatability using CNC technology. These models features a 15" or 18" swing, lengths from 25” – 40”, and are equipped with the user-friendly Fanuc 0iTF Plus controller with handwheels for a convenient teach-in operating experience. Ideal for a machine shop transitioning to CNC and for technical schools that train machinists, the CJ and its intuitive conversational programming interface are a perfect bridge between manual skills and actual CNC programming.

 

Standard Features

  • Fanuc 0iTF Plus Control w/ β8i Spindle Servo Motor
  • Conversational Programming Application: Kingston App
  • Two Electric Handwheels on Control Panel
  • One Remote MPG Handwheel
  • Two T-Slots on Cross Slide
  • Headstock, Slide Ways & Ball Screw Auto-Lube
  • Full Enclosure End Guard
  • Front Moveable Chip Cart
  • Full Length Rear Splash Guard
  • Cooling System

Optional Accessories

  • Fagor 8060FL Control with A075 Spindle Servo Motor 
  • Siemens 828D Control with Shop Turn & 1PH8103 Spindle Servo Motor
  • Auto 4-Way Toolpost
  • V8 Turret 
  • Small Steady Rest (0.39" – 3.94") for CJ15 
  • Small Steady Rest (0.39" – 5.31") for CJ18 
  • Medium Steady Rest (2.75" – 7.48")
  • Follow Rest for (0.39” – 3.94”) CJ15 
  • Follow Rest for (0.39” – 4.72”) CJ18
  • Hydraulic Tailstock
  • Chip Conveyor with Cart
  • Aloris Quick Change Tool Post & Sets
  • Air, Manual, & Hydraulic Chucks
Capacity CJ 15 CJ 18
Swing Over Bed 15.25" 18"
Swing Over Cross Slide 8.6" 11.2"
Distance Between Centers 50" 17" / 40" 
Maximum Cutting Length 36.2" 10.2" / 33.8"
Width of Bed 11" 12.5"

 

Headstock CJ 15 CJ 18
Spindle Bore 2.125" 2.125"
Spindle Motor 10 / 15 HP 10 / 15 HP
Number of Speed Ranges 1 3
Spindle Speed 60 - 3500 RPM 13 - 3500 RPM

 

Servo Motor CJ 15 CJ 18
X-Axis 2 Nm 2 Nm
Z-Axis 7 Nm 7 Nm

 

Ball Screw CJ 15 CJ 18
X-Axis Ø 20, P= 5 Ø 20, P= 5
Z-Axis Ø 32, P= 5 Ø 32, P= 5

 

Tailstock CJ 15 CJ 18
Tailstock Quill Center M.T. # 4 M.T. # 5
Tailstock Quill Diameter Ø 2.3 Ø 2.87
Tailstock Quill Travel 6.125” 5.5”

 

Dimensions (L x W x H) CJ 15 CJ 18
25"  N/A 107" x 89" x 85"
50” 131” x 89” x 85” 131” x 89” x 85”

 

Weight (lbs) CJ 15 CJ 18
  3960 4400 / 4840

 

Total Power Required CJ 15 CJ 18
  14.5 KVA

14.5 KVA