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8/27/2018

VMC's Dual Y-Axis Ballscrews Improve Surface Quality

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IMTS 2018: Hardinge has added the Bridgeport V1320 vertical milling center to its Bridgeport V-series line. 

Hardinge has added the Bridgeport V1320 vertical milling center to its Bridgeport V-series line. The machine is equipped with dual Y-axis ballscrews to improve surface quality, reduce vibration, increase acceleration, improve roundness accuracy and increase tool life. 

It features a Mitsubishi M80 with a 15" screen. The control comes standard with two 32-GB SD card slots for memory expansion, USB running, a touch screen, high-accuracy modes and smooth surface software. The machine also features six linear guide trucks on the X and Z axes as well as rear chip evacuation. It is designed for machining both simple workpieces and complex parts for industries such as automotive, aerospace and medical.

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