A producer of award-winning brake lathes, Hunter Engineering’s brake lathe equipment will keep your brake service a cut above the rest. Learn more about our on-car brake lathes, bench brake lathes and full-line of accessories, including adaptors to service most passenger cars, light-duty trucks and medium applications.
The BL505 combination brake lathe brings speed, precision and versatility to the brake shop. The unique design of this combination lathe allows the operator to change the setup of the brake lathe from rotors to drums and vice versa with unprecedented speed and ease. The BL505 brake lathe handles rotors up to 23 inches and drums up to 24 inches in diameter, giving the BL505 combination lathe the ability to service a wide range of vehicle applications.
The BL505 combination brake lathe also offers a heavy-duty bench lathe option to make brake service even faster and easier.
BL505 Bench Lathe
Instantly measures drum or rotor dimensions & Helps technicians quickly determine total indicated runout.
Adjustable Spindle Speeds
Provides correct speed for all size workpieces & No tools required
Adjustable Feed Rate
Dial fast for rapid removal or slow for final surface finish & One-cut pass capable.
Twin Work Lamps
Adjustable lamps illuminate both sides of workpiece & Includes built-in deflector shield
Choice of Lathe Tooling
Includes positive rake tooling & Durable negative rake tooling available as an option
Self-Aligning Nut Option
Speeds setup & Prevents overtightening and mounting errors
Disc/Drum Control Lockout
Eliminates potential “crashing” of machine
Handles discs and drums