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2/24/2017

Turning Center Achieves 5-Micron Tolerances

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PMTS 2017: The Hardinge Conquest H51 lathe is capable of turn tolerances down to traditional grinding levels of 5 microns, according to the company.

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The Hardinge Conquest H51 lathe is capable of turn tolerances down to traditional grinding levels of 5 microns, according to the company. The machine features a 20-hp, 5,000-rpm A2-6" main spindle with a 2" bar and 8" chuck capacity. It offers a generous maximum turning diameter of 12.3" and a maximum turning length of 25.5". The 12-station turret offers ½-station indexing for as many as 24 tools. The machine offers a wide variety of standard features such as through-tool coolant, bar feed and chip conveyor interfaces, three-position stack light, PCMCIA memory card, USB capability, rigid tapping and others including machine crash protection.

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