own one of the nicest precision toolroom lathes made in this country,
the Hardinge HLV-H. To order a new lathe will cost you upwards of $50K.
It is well worth the effort and some costs to maintain the lathe to
in mind, consider having Babin Machine Tool, with itís 50+ years of
experience, service your lathe on-site, right on your shop floor.
we can change the spindle and motor belts, counter pulley bearings,
and brake cork with adjustments fast. New neoprene carriage way wipers
can be fitted. Youíll probably notice they can get hard and crack
over time and let chips penetrate under the carriage causing premature
bedplate wear. We can refit a tailstock gib and perform alignment checks.
New spindle bearings fitted, cross slide repairs or hand scraping, no
toolpost slide giving you problems? Send it to us for complete or partial
rebuilding. Apron oil flushed, gibs adjusted, DROs installed, and much
more. Check out our rebuild pages for more pictures.
your precision lathe and it will pay for itself very quickly.