The Austrian company Ferdinand Bernhofer GmbH has turned to Schwäbische Werkzeugmaschinen’s two-spindle BA722 to help it forge steel parts. Forged steel parts are used in applications where sturdiness and reliability are held to high standards. Bernhofer GmbH has a 24/7 operation that the workhorse BA722 is tough enough to handle. The company has been happy with the machine and is looking into more extensive automation in the future. More generally, the market is trending towards fully machined forged parts, and customers expect one source to provide a complete service package.
- Forged steel parts are often used when sturdiness and reliability standards are high.
- Schwäbische Werkzeugmaschinen’s BA722 is a two-spindle machine capable of removing large quantities of material from rough machining.
- Forging is a highly efficient process, which makes it highly sustainable as well.
“An Austrian machine shop specializing in forged steel parts expands to make installation-ready machining a standard service for customers that need one reliable go-to source.”