Product News: Machinery & Machining Tools
Vertical Machining Center handles small, complex workpieces.
Press Release Summary:
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.
Original Press Release
Hardinge Releases New Bridgeport 5-Axis VMC
Press release date: August 29, 2012
Hardinge is a global designer, manufacturer and distributor of machine tools, specializing in SUPER- PRECISION(TM) and precision CNC Lathes, high performance Machining Centers, high-end cylindrical and jig Grinding machines, and technologically advanced Workholding & Rotary Products. Hardinge is also the world's largest manufacturer of collets (5C Collets, 16C Collets, 20C Collets, Swiss Collets and other styles) for all brands of machines including custom engineered solutions. Hardinge has a very diverse customer base and serves a wide variety of end-user markets. This customer base includes metalworking manufacturers which make parts for a variety of industries, as well as a wide range of end users in the aerospace, agricultural, transportation, basic consumer goods, communications and electronics, construction, defense, energy, pharmaceutical and medical equipment, and recreation industries, among others. Hardinge has manufacturing operations in the United States, Switzerland, Taiwan, and China. For more information, please visit http://www.hardinge.com.