PO Box 1507
Elmira, NY 14902
Custom Gripping Solutions for the Fastener Industry
Hardinge manufactures collets for all brands of machines and adapters used in the fastener industry. They engineer precision collets to grip blind bolt fasteners, solid and blind rivets, bolts, screws, nuts, inserts and studs. A majority of these fasteners are used in the global aerospace market. We have many proven collet solutions used in the aerospace fastener industry, states Tom Mitchell,...Read More »
Four Spindles Handle up to 1000-lb Tailstock Thrust Each - No Problem!
Line up two, three or four of Hardinge's high-precision spindles on your table and it's like putting your machining center on steroids! Take indexing to the max with a Hardinge 5C2 quad-spindle indexing system. This rugged unit is a real workhorse for small to medium-size parts of all shapes. Each spindle will handle a 50-lb (23kg) part with an axial thrust of up to 1000-lb (4448N). And all of...Read More »
Hardinge Is Right on Target for Ammunition, Firearm, Optical Lens, and Paintball Gun Manufacturing
Many Hardinge employees enjoy the sport of hunting and competitive target shooting and take pride in bringing these high precision products to market. While Hardinge doesn't manufacture the bullets, they do make collets and machines used for turning the bullets, trimming bullet jackets, grooving the shanks of the cartridges or crimping the cartridge to the bullet. Solid brass bullets can be...Read More »
Turning Center is designed for quick job changeover.
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...Read More »
Productivity Options for Multi-Spindle Automatics...
Should you consider using master collets and feed fingers instead of solid? Are you having trouble with slippage or marks on your workpiece? Can you really afford to purchase that ID pickoff attachment for your machine? You do have options. Hardinge has over a century of experience in designing and providing workholding solutions. We can help reduce setup and changeover times and help you grip...Read More »
Hardinge Partners with Technitron for Rotary Table Interfacing and Installation
Hardinge (Elmira, New York) manufactures enhanced gear-driven rotary tables and indexers along with leading edge direct-drive rotary products. Hardinge rotary products are of a universal design for compatibility with any brand of machining center and can be run with a servo control box or as a 4th-axis interface. Hardinge is partnering with Technitron Inc. for their expertise in rotary...Read More »
Lathe features electronic servo motor and threading computer.
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...Read More »
Vulcanized Collet Heads can be interchanged in seconds.
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...Read More »
Hardinge® Manufactures TF25-OG Overgrip Pickoff Collets for Cincom M20 and L20 Swiss Turning Centers
Overgrip collets, also referred to as over-the-shoulder collets, are used on a pick-off spindle when it is required to clear a shoulder and grip on a smaller diameter beyond. A good example of this type of part would be a screw. In collaboration with Citizen Machinery Tech Center, managed by Bob Meunier, Hardinge has developed and now manufactures standard TF-25 OG overgrip collets for Cincom M20...Read More »
Replacing Collet Pads Is Faster Than Replacing The Solid Collet
Master collets and pads can save time and money. Hardinge, the inventor of the S-pad concept, has a dedicated S-pad manufacturing cell enabling them to maintain stock availability on more than 1000 styles and sizes of pads. The style-S master collet, although originally designed for multi-spindle automatic screw machines, has many benefits to the CNC lathe operator. The collet pads can be changed...Read More »