NEW FEATURE (OCT. 2017): Guard will now hinge open past lathe center, allowing loading with overhead hoist. An adjustable stop can be put into place during normal operation to limit opening travel. New modification not pictured.
Guard constructed from 40mm industrial aluminum extrusion. Posts from 40x80mm extrusion
Extrusion allows adjustment up and down, and inward/outward. Also provides a way to bolt lexan to enclose the sides.
Polycarbonate Lexan front and top panel. 1/4" thick
Mounts to the floor behind the lathe, supported to backsplash or machine.
Dual gas struts assist the opening and keep the guard open during setup
Handle can be positioned on either side.
Can be made up to 36" wide. Common sizes: 18", 24", 30, 36" (24" pictured)