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The Hardinge® Quest®-Series turning center machines are designed for the quick changeovers you need to dramatically reduce setup and cycle times. QUEST-series machines include our patented, interchangeable top plates that you can pre-tool for a particular job or range of jobs and a world-renowned, quick-change collet-ready spindle. An excellent complement to a Swiss machining operation, QUEST-series is used on thousands of machine installations worldwide and offers enhanced automation capability and automated robotic parts handling capabilities for an outstanding value.

Some of the enhancements to this next generation machine include 4X faster index time, 172% more X-axis Travel, 18% faster X-axis traverse rate, 57% faster Z-axis traverse rate, more rigidity with FANUC servo turret index motor and 30% less floor space.

Technical Data
Quest GT27 Quest CHNC 27 Quest CHNC 42
Spindle HP 10 HP (7.5 kW) 10 HP (7.5 kW) 10 HP (7.5 kW)
Spindle Speed 8,000 RPM 8,000 RPM 5,000 RPM
Chuck Size 4" (101.6 mm) 5C
6" (152.4 mm) 16C
4" (101.6 mm) 5C
6" (152.4 mm) 16C
4" (101.6 mm) 5C
6" (152.4 mm) 16C
X-Axis Travel 12.764" (324.21 mm) 12.764" (324.21 mm) 12.764" (324.21 mm)
Z-Axis Travel 11.55" (293.37 mm) 5C
11.80" (299.72 mm) 16C
11.55" (293.37 mm) 5C
11.80" (299.72 mm) 16C
11.55" (293.37 mm) 5C
11.80" (299.72 mm) 16C
Bar Size 1.062" (27 mm) 1.062" (27 mm) 1.625" (41.275 mm)
CNC Control Unit FANUC 32 bit 2 liT FANUC 32i & Mitsubishi M70V FANUC 32i & Mitsubishi M70V
Approx. Machine Weight 4,500 lbs (2,040 kg) 4,500 lbs (2,040 kg) 4,500 lbs (2,040 kg)
Floor Space 77" x 58.62" x 64.10"
(1,956 mm x 1,489 mm x 1,628 mm)
77" x 58.62" x 64.10"
(1,956 mm x 1,489 mm x 1,628 mm)
77" x 58.62" x 64.10"
(1,956 mm x 1,489 mm x 1,628 mm)
All information is subject to change without notice