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Hardinge Inc.

One Hardinge Drive, Elmira, NY, 14902, USA

  • 800-843-8801

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Linda Folkers
Phone: 607-378-4328
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Hardinge Inc.

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

machinery & machining tools, materials & material processing

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

material handling & storage

Rotary Table provides rigidity and repeatability.

February 3, 2010

Available with optional pneumatic collet closer, Model GD160LP features hardened steel worm and gear, with double eccentric design offering fine gear mesh. Table's 5C A2-4 spindle allows customer to use existing 5C spindle tooling without adaptors. Clamp/brake system is fast and clamp release is in milliseconds. Read More

machinery & machining tools

Turning Center is designed for quick job changeover.

May 1, 2009

Offered with 27 mm 5C or 42 mm 16C collet-ready spindles, Super-Precision Quest CHNC turning center is built atop Harcrete® base that provides vibration damping, structural rigidity, and thermal stability. Other components include 7.5 kW (10 hp) drive system; 8- or 4-position, gang tool-style, pre-set tooled top plates that can be interchanged in minutes; and Hardinge/Fanuc 21i-T CNC unit with .000010 in. programmable resolution/tool offset capability. Read More

machinery & machining tools

Lathe features electronic servo motor and threading computer.

February 23, 2009

With thread range of 4.0-250.0 TPI, Model HLV can machine up to 4 multiple-start threads. Brushless servo motor provides 44 lb-in. of continuous torque to 8-pitch threading lead screw, while 3.2 in. LCD provides visual threading information. Digital readout includes set zero mode for each axis, diameter/radius mode, inch/metric mode, and absolute/incremental mode. Offering infinitely variable spindle speeds from 100-3,000 rpm, lathe has 5 hp belted drive system that provides 15 lb-ft of torque. Read More

machinery & machining tools

Vulcanized Collet Heads can be interchanged in seconds.

January 12, 2009

Quick-change FlexC(TM) Vulcanized Collet Systems, models A and D, are accurate to .0004 in. TIR, while DL models are accurate to .0008 in. TIR. Gripping range of .020 in. above/below nominal size allows for variations in bar stock without need for collet change. Hardened chrome-nickel steel collet heads feature concentricity of .0002 in. and pull-back thru-hole, pull-back stationary stop, and push-to-close dead-length® styles are available for main and sub-spindle CNC lathe applications. Read More

material handling & storage

Rotary Table features low-profile design.

September 23, 2008

With large diameter bearings and fail-safe clamp system, Model GD210LP allows part weights up to 220 lb. Table has 210 mm precision ground slotted face plate, offers rotation up to 40 rpm, and uses up to 233 lb-ft of clamping torque to handle off-center drilling, cross-axis milling, and other high-force cutting applications. Operated as standalone unit or as true 4th axis direct connected to machine, table provides ±15 arc-sec accuracy and ±3 arc-sec repeatability. Read More

machinery & machining tools

Five-Axis VMC employs 33.5 hp, 12,000 rpm spindle.

July 15, 2008

Bridgeport XR 600 5AX features rigid bridge-style design and 45 mm fixed pre-tensioned double-nut cooled ballscrews on all linear axes. Holding up to 661 lb, 600 mm dia dual-axis rotary table with 150° tilt and 5 arc-sec accuracy lends to flexibility and precision. System can machine complex shapes, undercuts, and difficult angles in one setup and features 48-tool carousel-type automatic tool changer with random access, bidirectional indexing and 4.9 sec chip-to-chip change time. Read More

mounting & attaching products

Direct-Drive Rotary Systems suit various machining jobs.

June 18, 2008

Super-Precision® DD100/DD200/DD300 models incorporate frameless rare-earth permanent magnet torque motor, with no mechanical gearing, that wraps around spindle to eliminate need for separate motor extension. A ±.077 arc/sec resolution, ± 2.19 arc/sec accuracy encoder is mounted directly on spindle to provide accurate positioning. Direct-drive design eliminates backlash, enabling repeatability of ±2 arc/sec, and drawbar actuator lets products accept multiple workholding devices. Read More

machinery & machining tools, materials & material processing

Universal Grinding Machine handles workpieces up to 1,000 mm.

June 11, 2008

Featuring center height of 175 mm, Kel-Vita comes in 3 models with 600, 800, or 1,000 mm between-centers capacity. Low friction X-axis guideways and wear-resistant Z-axis linear guide rails optimize precision, rigidity, and cushioning. Rapid traverse rates are 20 m/min on longitudinal axis and 10 m/min on in-feed axis. Offering graphic programming, swivel-mount GE-Fanuc 310is-A supports cylinders, radii, chamfers, cones, tapers, non-round OD's and ID's, contours, and outlines. Read More

machinery & machining tools

Vertical Machining Centers handle large components.

June 10, 2008

Equipped with 34.8 hp spindle offering speeds to 10,000 rpm and 110 lb-ft torque, Model GX 1300 provides XYZ travels of 51.18 x 27.55 x 25.00 in., while Model GX 1600 delivers 62.99 x 27.55 x 25.00 in. travels. Machines feature rigid C-frame fixed column design, and fixed, pre-tensioned double-nut ballscrews on all axes. Side-mount/swing-arm 30-tool automatic tool changer offers random access, bi-directional indexing and 4.5 sec chip-to-chip change time. Read More

machinery & machining tools

Turning Centers handle complex multitasking operations.

June 10, 2008

Equipped with dual wound spindle motors, Models GS 200 MSY and GS 250 MSY feature max power rating of 30 hp and max speed of 4,500 rpm and 3,500 rpm, respectively. Model GS 200 MSY has 10 in. chuck and max bar capacity of 2.56 in., while Model GS 250 MSY includes 8 in. chuck and 3.07 in. max bar capacity. Both feature 30° one-piece cast iron slant bed base, heavy-duty linear roller guideways, and heavy-duty fixed pre-tensioned double-nut ballscrews. Read More

machinery & machining tools

Collet Systems expand to accommodate part variation.

June 5, 2008

Instantly centering and locating parts without adjustment, Sure-Grip® Expanding Collet System consists of interchangeable collet heads that have -.001 to +.015 in. under-over capacity from specified size. Double-angle design ensures parallel gripping with optimal grip force, lending to stability and part accuracy, while built-in safety stop prevents collet from over-expanding. Systems are available for internal gripping diameters from 1/8-4 in. Read More

machinery & machining tools

Turning Center performs complete machining in one setup.

May 9, 2008

Offered as true chuck-and-bar machine, SR 200 BB (Big Bore) can cut tough materials and handle deep interrupted cuts while maintaining overall part accuracy. Vibration damping is accomplished through heavy-duty linear roller guides mounted to Harcrete®-reinforced cast iron base. In addition to various multi-tasking functions, unit incorporates 30 hp, 4,000 rpm spindle; Sure-Grip lever type 10 in., 3-jaw chuck; and Hardinge/GE Fanuc i-Series SR control unit. Read More

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