ELMIRA, NEW YORK: Bridgeport is pleased to present the new XV-Series 710 and 1000 machining centers. The XV-Series is designed to provide "Xtreme Value" with pricing starting at $39,990 and $52,990 (XV 710 and XV 1000 respectively). Superior features, performance and value distinguish the XV-Series machining centers from other VMCs! The XV 710 and XV-1000 have 18 in. (457mm) and 24 in. (610mm) Y-axis travel unmatched by any competitor in this machine class. With these machining centers being designed with flexibility and throughput in mind, they are a perfect fit whether you are a job shop or OEM. The new additions to Bridgeport's expanding line of popular machining centers will be demonstrated in the Hardinge booth, number A-8032, at the 2006 International Manufacturing Technology Show (Sept. 6-13, 2006).
"We're pleased to add the XV-Series machines to our extensive line of machining centers," said Pat Ervin, CEO, President and Chairman of the Board. "Hardinge and Bridgeport realized that we must enter the cost effective, high volume market, due to increasing consumer demand in this area. With the release of both the XV-Series machining centers and the SV-Series turning centers, Hardinge now offers very competitively priced machine tools with standard high-value features across both our Turning and Milling product lines."
Andy McNamara, Milling Product Manager, added, "We want our customers to know that Bridgeport has the breadth and depth in our product line to support their needs today and into the future. With the new XV-Series VMC, customers can purchase affordable machinery without sacrificing quality."
The XV-Series machines are loaded with high-value features that include:
|CNC Control Unit: Hardinge Fanuc i-series
||CNC Control Unit: Hardinge Fanuc i-series|
|Travels (X/Y/Z): 28x18x18 in. (711x457x457mm)
||Travels (X/Y/Z): 40x24x22 in. (1020x610x559mm)|
|Rapid rates (X/Y/Z): 1,180 in./min
||Rapid rates (X/Y/Z): 1,180 in./min|
|Spindle Speed Range: 8,000 rpm
||Spindle Speed Range: 8,000 rpm|
Optional key features include:
- AI APC Look Ahead Control
- Coolant System
- Data Server
- Absolute Linear Encoder-Glass Scales
- 12,000-RPM Spindle
- 4th Rotary Axis Interface
- Chip Conveyor
Bridgeport is one of many popular brands within the Hardinge Inc. family, which also includes Kellenberger, Hauser, Tripet and Tschudin. Founded more than 100 years ago, Hardinge is a global leader in providing turning, milling, grinding and workholding solutions to meet a wide array of market needs. The company's common stock trades on NASDAQ under the symbol HDNG, and is headquartered in Elmira, New York.
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