Ranger Model RL-8500 Combination Disc/Drum Brake Lathe with Bench & Standard Tooling
The revolutionary RL-8500 combination brake lathe uses independent DC servo motors to control the cross-feed and spindle feed drives, eliminating the need for complex mechanical gear boxes and transmissions typically found on mechanically-driven brake lathes.
Transmission-free, dual servo motors
The absence of gear-driven mechanical drives and variable-speed transmission devices reduces service and repair costs dramatically over the unit’s lifetime. The revolutionary RL-8500 brake lathe uses independent DC servo motors to control the cross feed and spindle feed drives, eliminating the need for complex mechanical gear boxes and transmissions typically found on mechanically-driven brake lathes.
Heavy-duty bench included
While others charge extra, we include this sturdy steel bench with large tool storage backboards, so you can hang all your adapters within arms’ reach. A durable multi-compartment toolbox provides storage for all adapters and accessories. Large chip “catch” funnel and chip bin keeps work area clean and safe.
Easily change from rotors to drums (and back)
A convenient quick-change tool-head design allows operators to quickly change the setup from drums to rotors and vice-versa. Upfront controls are designed for minimal operator movement. A handy tool tray is located near the front of the machine, so you can keep your favorite brake lathe tools nearby.
Fully equipped tooling package comes standard
Includes micro-dial twin tool cutter, boring bar, inside floating adapters, self-aligning spacer, outside floating adapter, centering cones, spacers, double-taper adapters, hubless adapters, carbide cutting tools, 6-sided carbide cutting inserts, 1″ arbor, arbor nut, backload spring, spare bulb for lamp, illustrated instruction manual, wrenches, high-impact anti-vibration bands and plastic storage case.
Motor drive unit: 115 – 230 VAC / 50 – 60 Hz / 1 Ph / 20 amp
Max rotor thickness: 2-1/2″
Max rotor diameter: 17″
Brake drum diameter: 6″ – 28″
Max load with standard 1″ arbor: 150 lbs.
Max load with 1-7/8″ truck arbor: 250 lbs.
Spindle travel: 6-7/8″
Spindle speed: 150 rpm – 200 rpm
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