The Bridgeport GX 480 VMC machine features fast rapid rates, high axis and spindle acceleration/deceleration, and a powerful Fanuc control packed with standard features. From job-shop type work to high production manufacturing the GX 480 machine simply outperforms the average machine in its class. With its heavy duty cast iron construction, 4,806lb/2180kg machine weight, 60.23/1530mm x 87.08/2212mm foot print, X-18.9/480mm Y-15.75/400mm Z-16.93/430mm axis travels23.6/600mm x 15.75/400mm work table 1410 ipm/36mm/min rapids, 40 taper 10,000 rpm spindle, 10 hp/7.5Kw, 33 ft-lb/47Nm spindle torque, 20 station Swing Arm ATC, and manual pulse generator (MPG), makes this competitively priced machine best in class.
Hardinge is a global designer, manufacturer and distributor of machine tools, specializing in SUPER- PRECISION(TM) and precision CNC Lathes, high performance Machining Centers, high-end cylindrical and jig Grinding machines, and technologically advanced Workholding & Rotary Products. Hardinge is also the world’s largest manufacturer of collets (5C Collets, 16C Collets, 20C Collets, Swiss Collets and other styles) for all brands of machines including custom engineered solutions. Hardinge has a very diverse customer base and serves a wide variety of end-user markets. This customer base includes metalworking manufacturers which make parts for a variety of industries, as well as a wide range of end users in the aerospace, agricultural, transportation, basic consumer goods, communications and electronics, construction, defense, energy, pharmaceutical and medical equipment, and recreation industries, among others. Hardinge has manufacturing operations in the United States, United Kingdom, Switzerland, Taiwan, and China.