Hardinge Inc.

One Hardinge Drive

Elmira, NY US

A Message from Hardinge Inc.

Company Profile

Hardinge is a global designer, manufacturer and distributor of machine tools, specializing in SUPER PRECISION™ and precision CNC Lathes, Milling Machines, high-end cylindrical and jig Grinding Machines, and technologically advanced Workholding  & Rotary Products.

As Seen In Production Machining

Bridgeport V1320 Vertical Milling Center Reduces Vibration
Hardinge’s Bridgeport V1320 vertical milling center is equipped with dual Y-axis ballscrews to improve surface quality, reduce vibration, provide outstanding acceleration, improve roundness accuracy and increase tool life. 

Privet Fund Management LLC Acquires Hardinge Inc.
Privet Fund Management LLC has acquired all shares of Hardinge common stock not currently owned by Privet for $18.50 in cash, for a total transaction value of approximately $245 million.

Collets and guide bushings

Heimatec Sells Tecnicrafts' Products for Swiss Turning
Heimatec Inc. is selling collets and guide bushings from Tecnicrafts Industries that are exclusively used for Swiss turning applications.

Hardinge Webinar Focuses on Achieving Turning Tolerances
Bill Clark, an application engineer with Hardinge, spoke about turning tolerance requirements during a webinar on April 25. Listen to the recording, if you missed the live webinar.

Flex Grip closers

Flex Grip is One Closer with Four Workholding Solutions
Lexair’s Flex Grip manual/hydraulic closers are clamped through a screw pump with a spring return opening and a parts stop disk is inserted and removed from the top to eliminate the need to remove the closer from the mounting base. 

Hardinge Group to Partner with Motch and Eichelle
Motch and Eichele will take on responsibilities for sales, service, support and repair parts fulfillment for the full line of Hardinge brand CNC lathes and mills in Ohio and Kentucky.

V710 VMC from Bridgeport

Hardinge 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.

Hardinge USACH 100-T4

ID, OD, Face, Taper, Radius, Contour Grinding in Single Chucking
Eastec 2017: Hardinge Grinding Group, a subsidiary of Hardinge Inc., will showcase its USACH 100‐T4 machine for ID/OD precision cylindrical grinding in a variety of industries.

PMTS 2017 Slideshow
The ninth Precision Machining Technology Show (PMTS) opened yesterday to record crowds and the largest exhibit hall in show history. Here are some photos from the first day and a half. There's still time to attend the precision machining industry's signature event. Register Today at PMTS.com.

Bridgeport XT 630 Digital VMC for Many Applications
Standard machine equipment includes a Big Plus CT40 spindle, 15,000-rpm direct-coupled spindle with oil chiller, coolant chip flush system, three color stack light, 24-tool swing-arm ATC, through-ballscrew chiller and preparation for through-spindle coolant (with rotary union).

Turning Center Achieves 5-Micron Tolerances
The Hardinge Conquest H51 lathe is capable of turn tolerances down to traditional grinding levels of 5 microns, according to the company.

Workholding Solutions at PMTS
During PMTS 2017, Hardinge Inc. will step up to the plate for a showfloor demonstration.

Precision Tooling Catalog Details Tool Line
Heimatec has a range of live tools, with more than 40,000 designs in its database. In addition to live tooling, Heimatec’s 24-page catalog also features the U-tec changing system, HT Quick Change, angle heads, multiple spindles and static tools.

Talent 42 and 51 CNC Turning Centers Increase Part Accuracy
The series features a one-piece cast iron base, heavy-duty roller linear guideways and ballscrews.

Hardinge Kenneberger Varia Cylindrical Grinder

Cylindrical Grinder Improves Part Surface Quality
Hardinge’s Kenneberger Varia universal cylindrical grinding machine is designed for improved part surface quality and functional design with high-precision technology.

Hardinge Inc. Quick-Change Collet Chuck Fits any Spindle
The collet chuck features a reduced nose diameter as compared with the current design. This redesign gives users a better tool clearance when compared with other similar alternatives.

CNC Indexing & Feeding Technologies Appoints New President
Steven Smith is responsible for managing the company's daily operations as well as building a new national distribution network in the U.S.

Hardinge Adds Another Regional Sales Manager
Meghan Tranchina recently joined Hardinge Inc. as the new West Coast Regional Sales Manager for the Turning and Milling Group.

Conquest H51 Turning Center Features 12-Station Turret
The Conquest H51 features a 20-hp, 5000-rpm A2-6” main spindle with a 2” bar capacity.

Subspindle Workholding Options
The advent of subspindle turning operations has impacted throughput for many shops. Understanding workholding options available for backworking can help a shop make better decisions when specifying how to hold parts for op. 20.

Product Categories of Hardinge Inc.

Actuators, Hydraulic & Pneumatic
All Other Workpiece Handling, Loading and Feeding Equipment not specified
Angle & Sub Plates
Arbors, Expandable Workholding
Automated System & Cells for Material Removal
Ball/Lead Screws & Repair Services
Bar Feed Mechanisms
Centers, Live & Other
Chip Conveyors
Chuck Jaws & Collets
Chucks, Collet Type (for Workholding)
Chucks, Diaphragm
Chucks, Gear
Chucks, Index
Chucks, Jaw Type
Chucks, Magnetic
Chucks, Power
Chucks, Precision
Chucks, Self-Contained
Chucks, Special
Chucks, Vacuum
Clamps & Fixturing Devices
Collets for Toolholding
Collets for Workholding
Collets, Solid and Master
Dividing & Indexing Heads
Drill Bushings
End Mills
Fixturing Systems
Grinding Attachments & Accessories
Grinding Machines, Centerless
Grinding Machines, Creep Feed
Grinding Machines, Cylindrical OD
Grinding Machines, Internal Cylindrical
Grinding Machines, Jig
Grinding Machines, Profile
Grinding Machines, Surface, Reciprocal Table
Grinding Machines, Surface, Rotary Table
Grinding Machines, Thread
Grinding Machines, Universal (ID/OD)
Guide Bushings (for Swiss Lathes)
Indexers & Rotary Tables
Lathes, Cut-Off
Maintenance & Repair
Mandrels
Milling Cutters
Milling Machines, Knee & Column, Non-ATC
Pallet Changers/Shuttles and Programmable Transfer Devices
Pedestal Type Fixtures & Tombstone Blocks
Spindles
Toolholders
Turn/Mill Machines, CNC
Turning Centers, Horizontal, CNC
Turning Centers, Twin-Spindle/Multi-Turret
Vertical Machining Centers, Five-Axis
Vertical Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis
Vises & Vise Jaws
Workholding, Custom

Trade Names

Bridgeport
Hardinge
Hauser
Jones & Shipman
Kellenberger
Tschudin
Usach
Voumard