Full-blown CNC Lathe with ball screws, 5C Headstock, and DSLS closed loop control system for faster feeds.




  • 1/4 hp spindle motor
  • 2 adjustable tool posts
  • Chip guard
  • Motors
  • Control box
  • Digital Index Signal Processor for threading
  • Emergency off switch
  • Spindle on-off control module
  • Mach 3 software


The TAIGTurn 4029 CNC Lathe is a top-of-the-line desktop CNC lathe. It is a very rigid and precise machine that uses some of the most advanced techniques to produce parts that used to require machines costing thousands of dollars more. With a rapid feed of up to 100 inches per minute, you can go from tool to tool in just seconds.

A key feature of the CNC Lathe is the ability to single point thread. This is accomplished using a “Digital Index Signal Processor” which was designed by Microproto Systems.

The main frame consists of a 2-1/2 inch square steel tubing, which provides a very solid feel. The Ballscrews are all 12mm x 2.5mm, unlike a lot of similarly-sized machines that use 1/4-inch lead screws.

The moving slides ride on ground steel ways with full gib adjustments for wear as the years of use go by. Overall working accuracy should exceed .0005 with Ballscrews with virtually no backlash.

All machines are sold with a 14-day refund and a full 2-year factory warranty on all lathe components and accessories.




Height 14″
Width 24″
Depth 31″
Weight 90 lbs (with 5C Headstock)
Maximum spindle runout 0.0002 in. (5C)
X axis dovetails 45 deg.
Z axis dovetails 90 deg.
Ball Screws are 12mm x 2.5mm on X & Z
Pulley type std. 1 5/8 in. bore multi-step belt (5C).
Construction – Steel, hard anodized aluminum on all moving components, adjustable brass gibs, and precision ground steel ways hand lapped for long life and accuracy.


Travel in X axis 12 in.
Travel in Z axis 6 in.
Max Rapid travel per axis 100 in/min (Leadscrew)
Table dimensions 3 1/2 x 18.4 inches
4 spindle speeds 435-1800 RPM


Spindle Runout less than .0002
Sealed precision ball bearing
Bearing OD 2.9528 in., ID 1.7717 in.
Spindle hole 1 1/8 in.
Spindle ID taper 10 deg (20 deg included)
Max. collet diameter 1 1/16 in.
Pulley size 1.625 in. bore.
Ball Bearings in all leadscrew bearing blocks


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