QUEST CHNC 27 & 42

About Hardinge Quest Series - Gang/Gang Turret

The QUEST-Series gives you the productivity you demand for lean manufacturing with the Hardinge-exclusive patented interchangeable tool top plate which dramatically reduces setup and cycle times.

Key Specifications

Turning Specifications
Approx Machine Weight:
4,500 lbs (2,040 kg)
Floor Space
77" x 58.62" x 64.10" (1,956 mm x 1,489 mm x 1,628 mm)
Spindle HP
10 HP (7.5 kW)
Spindle Speed
8,000 RPM on CHNC 27
Bar Size
1.062" (27 mm) CHNC 27
Bar Size
1.625" (41.275 mm) CHNC 42
CNC Control Unit
Fanuc 32i & Mitsubishi M70V 
Spindle Speed
5,000 RPM on CHNC 42
X-Axis Travel
12.764" (324.21 mm)
Chuck Size
4" (101.6 mm) 5C
Chuck Size
6" (152.4 mm) 16C
Z-Axis Travel
11.55" (293.37 mm) 5C
Z-Axis Travel
11.80" (299.72 mm) 16C

Product Description

QUEST CHNC turning centers are designed for quick changeover with interchangeable top plates that can be pre-tooled for a particular job or range of jobs.  This next generation CHNC design configuration allows the use of interchangeable top plates and tooling used on thousands of CHNC machine installations worldwide. Some of the enchancements to this next generation CHNC machine include 4X Faster Index Time, 172% More X-Axis Travel, 18% Faster X-Axis Traverse Rate, 57% Faster Z-Axis Traverse Rate, More Rigidity with Fanuc Servo Turret Index Motor and 30% Less Floor Space.