Lathe Spindle Guard With Sliding Shield & Electrical Interlock

From: $1,725.00

This lathe chuck guard is for use on medium to large lathes.  Great for chuck sizes of 16″ or more.

  • Covers the spindle and chuck
  • Installs on the headstock
  • The shield smoothly slides side to side
  • Includes safety interlock switch

Safety Switch
Electrically Interlocked
Work Light
Available w/ LED Lights
Safety Glass
Laminated Glass
Easy Swap
Replaceable Shield

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Installation Kit for Safety Shields


Lathe Spindle Guard Features & Advantages

This lathe spindle guard is great for machines with a chuck diameter of 16″ or more.

The shield slides left, allowing unobstructed access to the parts. The smooth slide mechanism allows fast and easy access when changing workpieces.

Should I Buy Polycarbonate or Glass Windows?

Each size has the option to include polycarbonate or laminated safety glass windows. The advantages of glass are that it won’t burn or scratch as easily as polycarbonate. However, polycarbonate is an excellent choice because of its impact resistance and lightweight. Use glass if the machine sprays a lot of coolants or hot chips from the lathe. Use polycarbonate if coolant is used locally on the part, and chips aren’t a big problem. The polycarbonate is easily changed if it becomes cloudy or scratched up from regular use.

Work Light Option

You will love the work lights we put on these lathe chuck guards! Because the whole assembly is mounted on the headstock, we have cleverly installed LED work lights underneath the top of the guard. The part you’re working on and the work area will be well-lighted, making working with the lathe much more enjoyable.

LED Work Light

Work lights are an excellent choice for the operator’s experience. The LED light offers a 120-degree beam at 700 Lumens and comes with a 5m cable length.

Chuck Guard For Medium-Sized Lathes (Model MINOR)

This 16″ and 20″ safety guard is excellent for medium-sized lathes. These models have only two mounting feet compared to the four that come standard on the MAJOR model.

Use this dimensional drawing to verify the measurments in the table on this page.

MINOR A (chuck dia) B C
AER 16″ (400mm) 19 1/2″ (495mm) 13 3/4″ (350mm)
SPECIAL 20″ (500mm) 23 5/8″ (600mm) 17 3/4″ (450mm)

Chuck Guard For Large-Sized Lathes (Model MAJOR)

The MAJOR models of this lathe chuck guard are designed for large lathes with chucks greater than 20″. They have larger shields and four mounting feet instead of the two of the MINOR model.

Schematic diagram of Major lathe chuck guardTable of dimensions for this product.

Additional information

Weight N/A
Dimensions N/A
Chuck diameter

16" (400mm), 20" (500mm), 23 1/2" (600mm), 27 1/2" (700mm), 35 1/2" (900mm), 43 1/4" (1100mm), 55'' (1400mm)


Ferndale Safety


Ferndale Safety

Has interlock switch

Yes (With Interlock)

Product color

Ferndale Yellow

Product Features

Bolt-on, Polycarbonate, Laminated Glass, LED Work Light, Replaceable screen or shield, Adjustable

Disclaimer: By purchasing Our Products, you agree not to use them for "hot work" (e.g., grinding, welding, soldering, cutting) due to fire risk. Misuse is forbidden, and following all safety guidelines is required. Non-compliance means you accept full responsibility for any resulting harm or damage. For your safety and the effectiveness of Our machine guarding, remain within the "Safe Work Zone" directly in front of the guarding. Standing to the side increases injury risk and breaches our usage policy. Adhering to this rule ensures your safety and the Products optimal performance. For detailed safety and operational guidelines, please see our Terms and Conditions. (click here)

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Tim Hanson (United States)
Lathe Spindle Guard

We were in need of a larger guard for the chuck on our new lathe. This guard allows for not only exception coverage but positions in multiple ways to accommodate most any stock.

Highly recommend this guard!

Ed Powers (United States)
Lathe chuck guards

Was easy to install and use.

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