December 17, 2012
Hardinge, a global designer and manufacturer of machine tools and advanced workholding products, has been producing capsule collets for the world’s leading capsule manufacturers for the past 50 years. These partnerships have resulted in state-of-the-art collets for the production of capsule bodies and caps in sizes of #00, 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5. Hardinge precision, hardened and ground collets assure reliability and long life for the medical and pharmaceutical industries. A polished radius nose on the collet reduces friction and eliminates marking, while allowing you to take full advantage of your production capabilities with reduced downtime. Collets are 4-split or 3-split, depending on size, and are stocked in their Elmira, New York facility for worldwide distribution. Hardinge also designs and manufactures custom gripping devices for turning, milling, grinding, process and assembly applications.
About Hardinge Inc.
Hardinge is a global designer, manufacturer and distributor of machine tools, specializing in SUPER- PRECISION(TM) and precision CNC Lathes, high performance Machining Centers, high-end cylindrical and jig grinding machines, and technologically advanced Workholding & Rotary Products. Hardinge is also the world’s largest manufacturer of collets (5C Collets, 16C Collets, 20C Collets, Swiss Collets and other styles) for all brands of machines including custom engineered solutions. Hardinge has a very diversecustomer base and serves a wide variety of end-user markets. This customer base includes metalworking manufacturers which make parts for a variety of industries, as well as a wide range of end users in the aerospace, agricultural, transportation, basic consumer goods, communications and electronics, construction, defense, energy, pharmaceutical and medical equipment, and recreation industries, among others. Hardinge has manufacturing operations in the United States, Switzerland, Taiwan, and China.