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Hardinge Inc.

One Hardinge Drive, Elmira, NY, 14902, US

  • 607-734-2281
  • 800-843-8801
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Hardinge Workholding Division

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Cylindrical Grinding Machine offers 1,000 mm capacity.

September 25, 2013

Providing 160 mm center height, 100 kg weight capacity, and 5 kW wheel head power, Suprema 1000M is suited for tool room, batch, or high-volume production. System features swiveling wheel head with 400 x 50 mm left wheel and 350 x 50 mm right wheel. Belt-driven internal grinding system is ready to accept optional internal spindle. Equipped with Fanuc Power motion control, Suprema 1000M offers online storage for all dressing and grind programs, USB connectivity, and color touchscreen. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Cylindrical Grinding Machines feature direct-drive workhead.

April 16, 2013

Suited for large, heavy parts, Kellenberger® Kel-Varia CNC-controlled Machines have direct-drive workhead with infinitely variable spindle speed from 1–500 rpm and max weight capacity of 750 Nm/660 lb. Torque drive allows parts to be accelerated and braked with zero backlash during bidirectional movements. C-axis operation supports grinding of grooves and satellite/centering bores, while swiveling hydrostatic B-axis provides simultaneous interpolation of X, Z, and B axes with  0.00002° resolution. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

VMCs enable part to be machined on 5 faces in one set up.

April 10, 2013

With respective X/Y/Z travels of 11.8 x 15.6 x 16.9 in. and travels of 20 x 24 x 20 in., GX 250 5F and GXR 320 5F Bridgeport 5-Face (4+1) VMCs feature integrated 5-axis rotary table, heavy-duty linear guideways, and oversized double-nut ballscrews. Fanuc 0i-D control, also included, enables use of 4 simultaneous axes plus one axis for positioning only. While GX 250 5F offers rapid traverse of 1,181 ipm on X/Y/Z axes, GXR 320 5F offers 1,693 ipm on X/Y axes and 1,417 ipm on Z axis. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Quick-Change Collet System offers substitute for 3-jaw chucks.

March 12, 2013

With collet chucks that mount directly to machine spindle, 80 mm FlexC™ vulcanized collet system offers accuracy within .0004 in. TIR for style A and .0008 in. TIR for style DL. Collet head has gripping range of ±.020 in. of its nominal size to allow for variation in bar stock without changing collet. Available in round and hex smooth/serrated, square smooth, emergency, and S-master styles, collets are inserted and removed with manual compression wrench for changeover in less than 10 sec. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Five-Axis VMC handles small, complex workpieces.

August 31, 2012

Featuring integrated 5-axis rotary table and Fanuc 31i control with 10.4 in. LCD, Bridgeport® GX-250 5AX vertical machining center (VMC) is designed to handle small, complex workpieces of die/mold, aerospace, medical, and automotive industries. This rigid C-frame machine has respective X, Y, and Z axis travels of 11.8, 15.7, and 16.9 in. and offers options such as part probe, tool probe, auto door with light curtain, mist collector, and C-axis encoder. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Vertical Machining Center handles small, complex workpieces.

August 31, 2012

Featuring fully integrated 5-axis rotary table, Bridgeport® GX-250 5AX provides X, Y, Z axis travels of 11.8, 15.7, and 16.9 in., respectively. Fanuc 31i control system, equipped with 10.4 in. LCD, offers Simultaneously Controlled 5-axes, Macro Executer, Look Ahead 1000 Blocks, NANO Smoothing, Tilted Working Plane Function, and Polar Coordinate/Cylindrical/Helical Interpolation. C-frame machine meets demanding requirements of die/mold, aerospace, medical, and automotive industries. Read More

Materials & Material Processing, Machinery & Machining Tools

Grinding Machine provides 2 meter capacity.

August 1, 2012

Designed with manufacturers of precision components in mind, UltraGrind 2000 features wheelhead design that provides customers wide choice of external and internal grinding spindle combinations, effectively creating custom machine. Wheelhead is available in wheel sizes up to 500 mm dia x 100 mm and spindle power up to 11 kW. Machine is suited for aerospace, defense, energy, tool room, motorsport, automotive volume production, and general engineering applications. Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Rotary Table offers high-precision gripping options.

March 16, 2011

Equipped with collet-ready 16C spindle, 210 mm Model GD210LP accepts standard 16C collets, step chucks, Sure-Grip® expanding collets, and custom collets with optional collet closer. Stiffness and rigidity are achieved with large diameter bearings and fail-safe clamp systems, allowing part weights up to 220 lb. With up to 233 lb-ft clamping torque, table handles off-center drilling, cross-axis milling, and other high-force cutting applications with ±15 arc-sec accuracy. Read More

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Hardinge Workholding Division

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Hardinge to Acquire Voumard