Hardinge

1235 Westlakes Dr
Suite 410
Berwyn, PA 19312 US

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Mazak Variaxis i-300 five axis vertical machining center

2018 Technology Review and Sourcing Guide: Machining
MoldMaking Technology’s annual Technology Review and Sourcing Guide is an accurate, comprehensive, easy-to-read and easy-to-use use guide for researching today’s technology, equipment, products and services. The year’s latest moldmaking product developments within mold engineering/design, build and maintenance/repair are broken down into 10 sections, including machining.

Man with mold.

Small Family Mold Shop Turned Small Family Business
By aiming to improve at least one thing every day, Artisan Model Mold Owner Jonathan Stanwick turned the small family shop into a small family business.

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The Benefits of Hand Scraping
Accuracy and flatness are two benefits of hand scraping that help improve machine loop stiffness, workpiece surface finish and component geometry.

Hand Scraping Craftmanship
Hand scraping is the process of using either a manually or motorized-driven scraping blade to remove very small amounts of metal from a precision surface to eliminate high spots left behind from the machining process.

2015 Leadtime Leader Awards Honorable Mention: Dynamic Tool & Design - Committing to a Scientific Process
This shop’s recent strides in mold qualification mirror an ongoing transition to a more systematic approach to mold manufacturing. Meanwhile, a culture of ownership ensures a full buy-in from veteran employees as well as fresh talent attracted through extensive workforce development efforts.

aalbers tool and mold

2014 Leadtime Leader Awards Honorable Mention: Aalbers Tool & Mold Inc
A rush of recent change for this moldmaker belies a long-term growth strategy that’s anything but aggressive. Key aspects of this cautious approach include strategic expansion, continuous improvement, extensive data tracking, and investments in workforce development and environmental sustainability.

Dedicated Electrode Design Module Revolutionizes Copper Electrode Production
A tooling manufacturer says the combination of a new Sodick EDM AG60L spark eroder and switching to Vero Software’s dedicated electrode design module, VISI Electrode, has completely revolutionized the production of their copper electrodes.

210-mm Rotary Table
A redesigned, low-profile rotary table now includes a Hardinge collet-ready 16C spindle that provides high-precision gripping options, as well as an extended spindle nose for additional tooling clearance.

Orbiting EDM

Profiting From Orbiting EDM
This vectoring technology reduces the amount of electrodes it takes to machine a mold - saving both time and money.

Product Categories of Hardinge

Bushings
End Mills
Five-Axis Machining Centers
Grinding Machines
Lathes
Milling Machines
Toolholders
Turning Machines
Vertical Machining Centers
Workholding Equipment