Lathes and Turning Centers from Mile-X Equipment, Inc.

Ranger RL8500 Brake Lathe -- RANRL8500

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Precision Combination Brake Station

  • Simple. Durable. Trouble Free.
  • Standard Heavy-Duty Bench
  • Easily Change From Rotors to Drums
  • Safe and Easy to Use
  • A Proven Design That Performs Year After Year
  • Quick-Change Adapter Plus System

For Optional Truck Adapter Kit, click here.


  • In contrast to mechanically-driven transmission and gear boxes, the RL-8500 uses precision electric DC servo motors designed to meet the demanding requirements of industrial motion control
  • Quick-Change Adapter-Plus system with built-in springs eliminates the need for conventional bell clamps and cones.
  • Works on all cars or trucks, both foreign and domestic, with hubless drums, rotors (center hole sized 2-5/32" – 4") and composite rotors (center hole sized 4" – 6-1/4")
  • The RL-8500 is equipped with features that help increase your service capability, like precision twin cutter tools and a quick drum-to-rotor changeover
  • Infinitely variable spindle and cross feed speed settings allow for quick rough and precision finish cuts
  • Simple ergonomic controls are designed for minimal operator movement
  • Legendary control makes unit easy to learn and master.
  • The RL-8500 maintains accuracy year after year thanks to ruggedly constructed components, like a hardened, precision ground spindle that resists grooving and makes boots a thing of the past
  • Massive tapered spindle bearings offer superior weight support d