New Harrison Alpha XS combination lathes fulfill heavyweight turning demands

As part of their comprehensive new product development programme, 600 UK are bringing two new heavyweight additions to the hugely successful Harrison Alpha XS Manual / CNC lathe range.

The heavy duty Harrison Alpha 1660XS and 1760XS models have been specifically designed in response to increased customer demand for turning larger diameter components accurately, efficiently and more cost effectively. These new Alpha 1660XS and 1760XS large capacity lathes are designed to fit perfectly into the existing range, offering customers even more choice when choosing the best selling combination lathe in the world and perfectly compliment the hugely successful Alpha 1350XS, 1400XS, 1460XS, 1550XS and super heavyweight Alpha 2800XS.

Both the Alpha 1660XS and 1760XS machines offer a high powered 18.5kW motor with 105 mm spindle bores (1760XS model has an optional bore of 155mm), outputting a spindle speed of 2000 and 1400 rpm respectively. Both models are of cast iron construction to give maximum stability and can be specified with a centre distance from 1.5 metres, up to 4 metres, giving class leading heavy duty turning performance and accuracy for even longer and larger diameter components.


The Alpha 1660XS and 1760XS models are fitted with the same unique Fanuc 0iTD / Harrison Alpha control system as the rest of the range. This Alpha control offers customers huge flexibility through the unique Harrison control, allowing 4 ways of working for the operator – from manual turning through to full CNC production incorporating Harrison’s renowned Alpha System, which is widely acknowledged as the most simple and intuitive system in the world to use.

For further details contact F & H Machine Tools on TEL: 011 397 4050 or visit

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