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Hardinge Introduces SV-Series CNC Turning Centers
Thursday, June 22, 2006
New Series offers Superior Performance, Features and Competitive Price <<--Return
Elmira, NY, May 1, 2006: Hardinge Inc. is expanding its line of turning centers by introducing two new SV-Series two-axis machines, based on the established Talent® platform. The Hardinge designed and built SV 150 and the SV 200 machines offer users superior value, combining the features and performance associated with the company's high performance lathes at an unbeatable introductory price.
"The new SV-Series makes Hardinge quality and performance available to users who may not yet need the features of our existing high-end lathe lines," said Pat Ervin, CEO, President and Chairman of the Board. "We feel that these new models offer a best-in-class choice for users seeking lathes for two-axis machining applications. Like all Hardinge lathes, the SV-Series reflects Hardinge's commitment to quality and performance without compromise."Both products are available immediate for shipment.
Jeff Ervay, Lathe Product Manager, explained that the SV-Series lathes are ideal for high volume production and job shop work. "We want our customers to know that Hardinge has the breadth and depth in our product line to support their needs today and into the future. Customers who need a two-axis lathe today, may need multi-axis functionality or Hardinge Super-Precision® capability in the future."
Both SV-Series turning centers are loaded with high-value features that often are available only as options by other machine builders. These include:
Optional features include:
- Powerful 20-hp (15-kW) spindle drive
- Pendent mounted Hardinge/Fanuc-SV color LCD control packed with standard features
- User friendly operators panel for ease of use
- Robust 45? one-piece cast iron base for high rigidity
- Large work envelope, which enables a larger cutting area
- Fast rapid traverse rates for increased productivity and decreased cycle time
- Large coolant capacity with 40psi coolant pressure
- Graphic display
- PCMICA flash card slot
- Rigid tapping
- Run time/parts count
- Custom macro B (user definable macros)
- Spindle Orient
- Manual Guide 0i (program assist)
- Fully laser inspected
The new Hardinge SV-Series lathes are fully backed by Hardinge's wide range of services including spare parts, phone and field service, machine documentation, training and full warranty. For complete details, request brochure #T-362.
- Fully programmable MT # 4 tailstock
- Part catcher
- Chip auger
- Chip conveyor
- Tool probe
- High pressure coolant 280psi
- An array of Workholding options
Hardinge Inc., founded more than 100 years ago, is an international leader in providing the latest industrial technology to companies requiring material-cutting solutions. The Company designs and manufactures computer-numerically controlled metal-cutting lathes, machining centers, grinding machines, collets, chucks, indexing fixtures, and other industrial products. The Company has manufacturing operations in the United States, Switzerland, Taiwan and China and distributes machines in all major industrialized countries of the world. Hardinge's common stock trades on NASDAQ under the symbol "HDNG." For more information, please visit the Company's website at .
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PO Box 1507,
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