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Elmira, NY 14902
Rotary Table features low-profile design.
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...Read More »
Five-Axis VMC employs 33.5 hp, 12,000 rpm spindle.
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-Read More »
Direct-Drive Rotary Systems suit various machining jobs.
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 -Read More »
Universal Grinding Machine handles workpieces up to 1,000 mm.
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...Read More »
Vertical Machining Centers handle large components.
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,...Read More »
Turning Centers handle complex multitasking operations.
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-Read More »
North Carolina Shop Adds Direct-Drive Rotary System For Speed And Accuracy to Reduce Cycle Time By 30%...
Mike Langlois, owner of Aero Precision Machine, in Julian North Carolina owned and operated his first lathe when he was thirteen years old. He was making his own model airplane parts to keep the motors running at higher horsepower and rpm, and even selling them internationally to other model airplane enthusiasts. He eventually ended up getting a pilots license and buying an early model...Read More »
Collet Systems expand to accommodate part variation.
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...Read More »
Turning Center performs complete machining in one setup.
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...Read More »
Adapters Allow Collet-Precision Work on Jaw-Chuck Lathes
April 30, 2008 Hardinge-® HCAC-® Collet Adaptation Chucks will adapt any spindle to accept C-series collets, 3J collets, B42/ B65 collets, #22/ #11 B&S collets, style-S master collets and dead-length-® collets. It is possible to increase your machining capabilities by substituting a collet chuck for a jaw chuck for part diameters up to 4 inch depending on the spindle size. The benefits of...Read More »