HLV-H combination Manual and CNC toolroom lathe Retrofit and Rebuild
can rebuild your original Hardinge HLV and add a state of the art
CNC control so that You can have the best of both worlds! Complete
manual control combined with state-of-the-art CNC turning.
Our precision retrofit will give you both manual and CNC capabilities
in the same package. This allows for easy single piece jobs with simple
set up OR for a production run that would last for days.
are please to announce our CNC retrofit / rebuild package for your
HARDINGE HLV-H precision toolroom lathe. Our retrofit does for the
Hardinge toolroom lathe what the popular CNC retrofits have done for
With over 40 years of rebuilding experience to draw from, we have
designed a CNC retrofit system to improve your precision toolroom
Hardinge HLV-H lathe into an electronic lathe with full CNC capabilities
while retaining all manual capabilities.
Not only do we rebuild your lathe, but we remanufacture it for higher
levels of performance for a price well below that of a new manual
other Lathe control is as capable and easy to operate as a CENTROID
T-400. What makes this manual and CNC combination work is the fact
that the Centroid has the quickest and simplest CNC set up time
of any CNC. With a Centroid on your Hardinge you can setup and program
a part in minutes.
version is also a good candidate for our retrofit. The TFB stands
for: turning, facing, boring. This machine originally came with
no feedbox or threading capability. The retrofit, of course, will
add that and more.
you do not own a Hardinge toolroom lathe, we can locate one for you.
Or if you choose, we can even retrofit a new import toolroom style
lathe. So, if your Hardinge is not so precision any more, find out
the possibilities of a retrofit and rebuild. It will be yet another
way to stay ahead of your competition and to bring your prototype
shop into the new century. Your toolmaker will thank you.
Features of the HLV-H CENTROID Babin Machine Rebuild and Retrofit.
hand wheels to carriage and cross slide with electronic MPG's
apron clutch levers for manual feeds in both axes and directions
ball screw assemblies for .0001" resolution and repeatability
cover guards for the new hardware and servo motors
T400 CNC control, top of the line, and USA made
PC based CNC with solid state hard drive and 15" LCD display
for full color graphics
5 HP spindle with constant surface capability and dynamic braking
lubrication to the ways and ball screws
and over travel limit switches
encoder for threading cycles such as external, pipe, internal,