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Hardinge’s Bridgeport GX-250 5AX five-axis VMC rigid C-frame machine features a compact footprint, fully integrated five-axis rotary table and user-friendly Fanuc 31i control with 10.4” LCD. The machine is suited for the demanding requirements of the die/mold, aerospace, medical and automotive industries. The GX-250 5AX is designed to handle small, complex workpieces that require closely held tolerances and fine surface finishes.
Axis travels are 11.8” (300 mm) X; 15.7” (400 mm) Y; and 16.9” (430 mm) Z.
The Bridgeport GX-250 5AX is provided with a Fanuc 31i control system, which offers a range of standard features.
Options include part probe, tool probe, auto door with light curtain, mist collector and C-axis encoder to name a few.
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