Hardinge Inc. announces the release of the all-new Bridgeport® GX-250 5AX 5-axis vertical machining center. This rigid C-frame machine features a compact footprint, fully integrated 5-Axis rotary table and user-friendly Fanuc 31i control with 10.4” LCD. The machine is ideally 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” (300mm) X; 15.7” (400mm) Y; 16.9” (430mm) Z
The Bridgeport GX-250 5AX is provided with a Fanuc 31icontrol system which offers a wide range of standard features including Manual Guide I, Simultaneously Controlled 5-axes, Macro Executer, High-Speed Processing, Look Ahead 1000 Blocks, NANO Smoothing, Tool Center Point Control, Tilted Working Plane Function, Polar Coordinate/Cylindrical/Helical Interpolation and many more. Options include part probe, tool probe, auto door with light curtain, mist collector and C-axis encoder to name a few.