Schwarze-Robitec has presented its extensive product range of tube and pipe bending machines and fully automatic bending cells at Fabtech. Interested visitors were able to experience a state-of-the-art CNC 100 E TB MR tube bending machine live and in action. Together with the experts from the American branch office, the long-established Cologne-based (Germany) company answered all questions interested trade visitors had concerning tube and pipe bending processes.
Faster, more flexible and more efficient – the serial production of complex tube geometries presents numerous challenges for companies. This is why tube and pipe bending specialist Schwarze-Robitec has placed its comprehensive solution competence at the center of the booth at Fabtech. The company presented the operation of a CNC 100 E TB MR tube and pipe bending machine from the high performance series live. Whether for the production of different radii or bend-in-bend systems, such as manifolds and exhaust pipes, with the full electric and multi-stack CNC tube bending machines, a particularly wide range of different tube and profile dimensions can be bent. Users benefit from the shortest cycle times, the highest speed and maximum accuracy.
In combination with individually adjustable tools, the multi-level technology used ensures the problem-free and accurate shaping of tubes with very short lengths between the individual bends. This can be used to bend exhaust pipes with a bending radius of 1 × D, using the smallest straight intermediate lengths between two bends. The integrated rapid clamping system ‘Quick Tool Unlock’ allows changing the bending tools fast and requires almost no tools at all. Set up times are, therefore, significantly optimised, and machine downtimes are substantially minimised. The NxG control system also contributes to the fast cycle speeds of the high performance series: users can reduce the production time by up to 35%, depending on the tube system to be bent.
Fabtech is the meeting place for the metal processing industry in North America. Schwarze-Robitec took the opportunity to get in touch with numerous customers and interested parties and to inform them about the latest company news. This also includes the fact that the US branch office moved to new offices warehouse facilities in Grand Rapids (Michigan) in April. On 2000 ft2 Schwarze-Robitec stores the most important spare parts for the custom-made tube and pipe bending machines, among other things. This means the company can respond to service requests in North America even more quickly. The goal is to further expand the market in North America.
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