General Chuck

Identify your NOVA chuck
This FAQs is to help you identify which the NOVA chuck you have in case you don't know which chuck you have and need to order parts for it.  
Thu, 15 Mar, 2018 at 3:02 PM
Do you have a NOVA chuck to fit my lathe ?
NOVA Chucks have the widest range of lathe compatibility and flexibility on the market.  One of the advantages of NOVA chucks is that if you change your l...
Tue, 27 Feb, 2018 at 11:06 AM
Identifying Lathe Spindle Thread
Question: I want to order a Nova Chuck and I was asked what spindle thread was on my lathe. Why do I need to know this and how can I work out what the thre...
Tue, 27 Feb, 2018 at 11:07 AM
This handle is for an original Supernova chuck, sometimes mistaken for the Nova Scroll chuck, but it isn't. The first two pics illustrate the diff...
Sun, 18 Mar, 2018 at 2:07 PM
NOVA G3 CHUCK two versions explanation.
There are two models of G3 CHUCK.NOVA G3 COMET II Reversible Chuck SKU 48232. The female fitting for the spindle or adapter is 1" x 8TPI UNC dedicated t...
Sun, 18 Mar, 2018 at 2:16 PM
Chuck INSTRUCTION MANUALS + Cleaning your Chuck
IN addition  to the instruction manuals for all current model Nova chucks, attached are two files: Cleaning Your Precision Midi Chuck Cleaning Your Supern...
Wed, 21 Dec, 2016 at 6:13 PM
WHY the Powermatic 90 and Conover lathes won't work with Nova chucks/adapters
The 48202 G3 and 23055 Supernova2 threads are 1-1/2 x 8 UNC ( UNIFIED COARSE). The threads have a 60 degree pitch and are flat on top.  The Powermatic thre...
Sun, 18 Mar, 2018 at 2:40 PM
The available range of NOVA insert adapters
This FAQ article is to introduce the range of Chuck inserts or adapters available from NOVA.  Insert adapters are used for NOVA G3 insert type, SuperNOV...
Tue, 27 Feb, 2018 at 11:07 AM
Can I run the lathe in reverse using a NOVA insert chuck?
This FAQ article shows why you should not be running the NOVA insert chucks in reverse on certain lathes. 
Mon, 3 Apr, 2017 at 10:32 PM
There are two different types of Pinions for the Supernova2, they are distinguishable by the face with a small dot and the words 'lock' or 'i...
Tue, 18 Apr, 2017 at 2:37 PM