About TALENT® Series

The Hardinge TALENT® Series multi-tasking CNC lathes are outstanding machine tools that will dramatically increase your manufacturing capabilities. These machines are ruggedly built and at the same time offer a high level of functionality as well as accuracy. They are designed to work with a number of different types of workholding systems in order to provide the user with the utmost in functionality. With specifications and standard features often found only in much higher price machine tools, Hardinge TALENT® Series machines are an exceptional addition to any machining facility seeking increased levels of productivity.

Key Specifications

Machining Diameter (Max.)
for 12T BMT45 11.41" (290mm)
Machining Diameter (Max.)
for 16T BMT45 9.44" (240mm)
Turning Length (Max.)
with collet (short bed) 13.16" (334.5mm), (standard bed) 23.4" (594.5mm)
Turning Length (Max.)
with chuck (short bed) 8.61" (218.9mm), (standard bed) 18.35" (466.2mm)
Turning Specifications
Approx Machine Weight:
12,786 lbs (5,800 kg)
Floor Space
114.69” x 71.42” x 76.06” (2,913 mm x 1,814 mm x 1,932 mm)
Max Machining Length
24.88” (632 mm)
Spindle Speed
5000 RPM
Bar Size
1.65” (42 mm)
CNC Control Unit
Number of Turret Stations (Standard)
12 Station (BMT-45)
Spindle HP
14.75 HP (11 kW)
Chuck Size
8" (200 mm)

Product Description

The Hardinge TALENT® Series machines offer an exceptional combination of features for accuracy, flexibility, and durability in a compact design. The unique collet-ready main and sub-spindle design will increase part accuracy and improve surface finish. The TALENT® Series offers two separate base structures (short and standard bed lengths). It features a robust one-piece cast iron base, heavy duty roller linear guideways, and ball screws. The many standard value-added features include through-tool and headwall air/coolant for both main and sub-spindles, foot switches, chip conveyor interface, bar feed interface, air hose with an air gun. These machines feature the Fanuc OiTF CNC control which includes many value-added features.


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