Have your Hardinge HC chucker lathe
rebuilt to new machine "feel" and high quality appearance.
Rebuilding process includes complete disassembly, hand scraping
of gibs and ways, reground dovetail bedplate, new precision spindle
bearings, new turret bearings, professional high gloss paint, refitting
to "like-new" tolerances, and much more.
Hardinge factory still has most parts available for this great production
Babin Machine Tool rebuilding customers are located throughout the country.
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Hardinge HC (1976) chucker rebuilt for
our CT customer. Newall DP900 DRO installed for .0001” resolution
on diameter with 99 tool offsets, 5 year warranty and much more.
Custom made stainless steel rear chip
and coolant guard has been fitted with rear lifting handles for easy
removal for cleaning.
We can also
retrofit your HC to a CNC/manual version or gang style CNC.
immediately after painting. Comb anyone?
We use high gloss polyurethane paint
with a lot of elbow grease underneath. Optional metallic paint and custom
colors available. Non-painting option as well.
Typical tired “before”
Sometimes we have to check
under the hood.
Almost ready for painting
now that three layers of paint have been removed.
Of course a high build
primer will be laid down first.
Hardinge HC chucker headstock
Background is the easy-to-clean
lift-off stainless chip and coolant guard.
Newall DP900 display rides
with the carriage and features a 5 year warranty.
Not bad for a 30+ year old lathe. Ready for another 30 years of precision
Cross slide DRO scale (covered)
and reader head in place and tested.
We treat your lathe like
our own and we strive for attention to detail.
50 years of satisfied
customers. We know you will be, too.
We perform on-site repairs,
maintenance and service for Hardinge lathes.
We also sell new import
5C Hardinge chucker style lathes. Click