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New Bridgeport Hardinge machining centre installed

September 2009

Beaubury’s latest machine acquisition is a Bridgeport Hardinge XR-1000 machining centre – details of which are as follows:

The XR-1000 is the latest machine from the Bridgeport stable and is fitted with a Renishaw probing system to minimise setup time and for on machine inspection.   Rapid traverse rates of 50m/min, X/Y/Z travels of 1020 x 610 x 610, a workload capacity up to 900kg, and the ability to accommodate workpieces up to 350mm in height, the APC is extremely suitable for a diverse range of jobs and machining applications. Heidenhain’s iTNC530CNC control is fitted.

Other performance enhancing features that are fitted are; through spindle cooland, swarf management system, chip conveyor, chip augers, coolant wash gun and spindle oil chiller.

XR-1000 web

Posted On: October 1, 2009 6:08 pm | Posted In: Company News