Lathe Carriage Chip Shield

From: $496.00

This lathe carriage chip shield protects the operator from flying chips, coolant, and other debris from the point of operation on a lathe.

Frequently Bought Together

Upgrade to Laminated Safety Glass

Upgrade this guard from polycarbonate to laminated safety glass. Glass has much better resistance to hot chips and coolants made with ketones or esters.

Ferndale Installation Kit

This handy kit contains the small hardware needed to install Ferndale Safety products.


Protect yourself and your operators from hazardous projections using our lathe carriage chip shield.  The point of operation on a lathe is usually near the toolpost.  This guard protects this area from chips, coolant, and other projections.

Features of the Lathe Carriage Chip Shield

  • Heavy-duty safety guard to be mounted on the lathe’s carriage
  • Protects the operator from chips and coolant at the cutting area of the machine
  • Highly durable construction with a high-visibility polycarbonate shield
  • Swings freely from side to side or maybe locked in place
  • Available in standard rear mounting or front mounting configurations
  • Electrically interlocked for added safety with ample wiring included
  • It May be installed on the cross slide to provide movement in two-axis directions
  • Available with optional coolant nozzle attachment.

Sizing Information

We offer two different styles of this safety guard.

The main difference is the mounting style.  The TC-1, TC-2, and TC-3 have an upper arm and allow mounting further back.

The TC-4, TC-5, and TC-6 have a much shorter mounting arm and fit onto large tool posts or cross slides.

For Small to Medium-Sized Lathes


TC-1 16″ 8″ 6″ 12″ 12″ 24″
TC-2 23″ 10″ 8″ 15″) 14″ 24″
TC-3 26″ 14″ 12″ 14″ 18″ 28″

For Large Lathes

Important Note: These models do not come with any electrical interlock option.

P/N A B C Width
TC-4 13″ 6″ 14″ 12″
TC-5 15″ 6″ 18″ 14″
TC-6 12″ 6″ 18″ 18″

Product Variations

Note: Use the selection boxes above to see specific information here.

Weight N/A
Dimensions N/A
TC model

TC-1, TC-2, TC-3, TC-4, TC-5, TC-6


With interlock, No interlock


Ferndale Safety


Ferndale Safety

Installation Manual

TC Installation Guide EN