Emco Maximat Super 11

March 2019

After slightly more than ten years of service I retired my import lathe that I used up to this day (Which was my second lathe, the first one was a 7x12 minilathe) and replaced it with a used Emco Maximat Super 11.

I got the machine from a machinery dealer and it had only one previous owner, a model engineer who bought the machine around ’83 new.
Overall condition of the machine is excellent, the bed and the dovetails have close to no wear at all.
The decision for this exact machine was driven by the following points:

Lathe in current shape

Details on the machine:

  • Setting the new machine up
  • Machining backplates to match the shorttaper of the spindle