Hardinge VMCs Feature Fast Rapid Rates, High Axis and Spindle Acceleration/Deceleration

Originally titled 'VMCs Feature Fast Rapid Rates, High Axis and Spindle Acceleration/Deceleration'

The Bridgeport VMCs are ideal for job shops or OEMs. The machines have a small compact footprint, yet include a rugged machine developed for applications that require a rigid, fast and accurate setup.

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Hardinge Inc.’s vertical machining centers, the Bridgeport V480 and V710, feature fast rapid rates, high axis and spindle acceleration/deceleration, and a Mitsubishi control packed with many standard features. The V480 and V710 machines can do job shop-type work to high production manufacturing, With its heavy duty cast iron construction, the V480 weighs 8,278 lb and the V710 weighs 8,613 lbs. The machines have 10 hp/7.5 Kw, 33-foot-pounds/47-Nm spindle torque, 20-station swing arm ATC and manual pulse generator.

The machines have a small compact footprint, yet include a rugged machine developed for applications that require a rigid, fast and accurate setup. A fully digital machine with a rapid traverse rate of 1,417 ipm XYZ and acceleration rates of X: 6 m/sec² / Y: 4.6 m/sec² / Z: 3.75 m/sec², provide a fast and accurate response.