Hardinge Inc.

Communication Systems & Equipment

Vertical Machining Center is operated by digital control.

With heavily ribbed cast iron construction used throughout, VMC760XP3 incorporates guideways with minimal overhang, dual-ball linear guides, and 45 mm ballscrews. It features 30 x 24 x 24 work envelope with rapid traverse rates of 1,690 ipm on X and Y axes and 1,410 ipm on Z axis. In addition to SKF 40-taper, 12,000 rpm spindle that offers face and taper contact, VMC offers thermal compensation,...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Indexing System features wireless upload and download.

All-digital 5C Indexing System is configured with infrared send and receive, which functions with handheld computers utilizing Pocket PC. Programs can be written from remote location and uploaded to indexer's servo control via handheld computer. Retrieval of programs can occur while indexer is operating or on standby. Editing of program can be done using notepad format on handheld computer,...

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Machinery & Machining Tools

CNC Lathes offer sub-spindle option.

Available with x-axis linear glass scale option, Elite 8/51 offers 2 in. capacity, 20C collet-ready spindle. Elite 11-6/42 provides smaller part size capacity with 1 5/8 in. 16C collet-ready spindle. Both can be equipped with thru-hole power jaw chuck. C-axis and live tooling are standard. The 16C, A2-5 sub-spindle option features 5 hp/3.7 kW drive system with speeds to 6,000 rpm. Tailstock...

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Gang Tool Lathes feature 3 hp, 6,000 rpm sub-spindle.

QUEST GT27SP Super-Precision Lathes allow machining of complex arcs and angles on parts up to 1 in. diameter. They include complete Fanuc system and 5 back-end working tool stations for tools up to .625 in. Facilitating exacting parts transfer with main spindle, sub-spindle uses S25-HS dead-length hardened and ground collets. Finished parts are spring ejected into machine's parts chute. Cut-off...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Vertical Machining Centers utilize CAT-V 50-taper spindle.

Models VMC1250II-HT/50 and VMC1500II-HT/50 incorporate side-mount, swing arm, automatic tool changer with capacity for 24 tools and Fanuc Oi-MC control with swing-out pendent. Spindle with ZF planetary gearbox provides 347 lb-ft torque rating at 375 rpm base speed. Its 25 hp spindle drive delivers speeds up to 6,000 rpm. With respective X- axis travels of 50 and 60 in., VMC1250II-HT/50 and...

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Pneumatic Collet Block offers fail-safe operation.

Pneumatic Collet Block offers fail-safe operation.

Air-open, spring-to-close 5C Collet Block bolts to machine table or sub-plate to hold wide range of parts. Standard 5C collets, step chucks, internal Sure-Grip collets, and manual chucks will thread into spindle nose. After setup, spring design holds workpiece at 1,800 lb optimum 5C drawbar force without use of air. Collet travel is adjustable with turn of wrench. Modular units can be used...

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Software

Lean Manufacturing Cell has 4 cutting zones.

Quest LMC42 self-contained manufacturing cell features 4 cutting zones that perform various machining operations. Tooling and spindle configurations cover full range of manufacturing solutions, enabling users to run one-piece lots, high-volume production, and transference of bars or slugs for completing parts in one setup. Zone 1 has fixed headstock, supporting bar work up to 1 5/8 in. dia with...

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Force Limiting Step Chucks facilitate thin-wall turning.

Step Chucks 16C and 20C are engineered with force control to prevent crushing or distorting thin-wall parts during turning and grinding operations. Units mount directly to spindle and use spring-loaded design as primary closing mechanism. Force-limiting step chuck assembly adjusts grip while eliminating need to manually adjust draw bar force. Since proper grip force is predetermined and applied...

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Architectural & Civil Engineering Products

Collet Block accepts all collet shapes.

Model A2-5 16C collet block can be mounted on any horizontal or vertical machining center for assembly, inspection, and surface grinding applications. It accepts all standard 16C round, hexagon, square, and special-shape collets up to 8 in. dia, step chucks, and Sure-GripÂ-® expanding collet systems. Adapter allows 5C tooling to be used. Collet block is pneumatically actuated with manually...

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