Hardinge Inc.

1235 Westlakes Dr.
Ste. 410
Berwyn, PA 19312 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

PMTS 2019 show floor

VIDEOS: PMTS 2019 In-Booth Demos, in Case You Missed Them
Find videos from in-booth demonstrations from Absolute Machine Tools, Edge Technologies, Gosiger, Hardinge, Index Corp., Marubeni Citizen, Tsugami, and ZPS. 

Hardinge workholding products in its booth at PMTS

Hardinge Presents ‘Workholding for Today’s Demands’ at PMTS 2019
Hardinge Inc.’s showfloor demo at PMTS 2019 will focus on today’s market requirements as they relate to workholding solutions.

Hardinge Expands U.S. Market Swiss Product Line
Hardinge Workholding is expanding its Swiss product line to include the following products: carbide lined extended nose collets; overgrip collets for all manufacturers; bar loader collets; ER collets; Meehanite guide bushings; and adaptive guide bushings.

Ryan Ervin

Emerging Leader Ryan Ervin Strives to Modernize Sales Tactics
Modernizing sales processes and using technology to improve simple sales tasks is important to Ryan. Therefore, he stays abreast of the latest technology by being an active member of industry associations.

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. 

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.

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.

Hardinge and Marubeni Showfloor Demos at PMTS 2015
On Wednesday, April 22, Harding and Marubeni Citizen-Cincom Inc. welcome visitors to see the machines they have on display go through their paces.

Merging Turning and Automation
Hardinge Inc. recently demonstrated automated production of hydraulic spool valve housings on its T51 MSY SP Super-Precision turning center.

Shared Tooling
What tooling do a multi-spindle automatic, a CNC lathe and a vertical machining center have in common?

Hardinge Inc.
The company originally known as Hardinge Brothers was founded in 1890 by Canadians, Henry and Franklin Hardinge.

High Accuracy From Direct-Drive Rotary Technology
Consider direct-drive, high-accuracy rotary tables when applying fourth-axis machining capability on the shop floor.

June 2010 PM News
News from AME, Hardinge, TE-CO, Methods Machining, Nikon Metrology, Star SU, MSC, SMW Autoblok and more.

XR-Series

High-Performance 5-Axis VMC
Hardinge’s XR-series of five-axis VMCs is offered in two configurations of precision and high precision to suit manufacturing requirements. This machine is positioned in the top of Bridgeport’s machining center portfolio.

October 2009 News
October 2009 News

RS 51 MSY turning center

Turning Center with Collet-Ready Spindle
The RS 51 MSY turning center with live tooling, C axis, Y axis and subspindle offers exceptional vibration control, thermal stability and accuracy, the company says. The turning center has a collet-ready spindle that uses a range of the company’s precision workholding devices and is designed to be hard-turning and hard-milling machine that economically produces complex hardened parts in a single setup. All RS Series models (RS 42, RS 51 and RS 65) feature the Eppinger Self Alignment (ESA) top-plate tooling system, allowing highly accurate tool positioning and directing cutting forces to the machine base, the company says.

Throughput chart

Turning Center Categorization
 With the number of turning centers on the market, matching a machine with the right capabilities for a shop's needs can affect price and performance. Thsi article looks at three levels of turning center capabilities and how each plays out various application specifications.  

Product Categories of Hardinge Inc.

Actuators, Hydraulic & Pneumatic
All Other Workpiece Handling, Loading & 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 & 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 & 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