none

NEW HURCO MACHINING CENTRE HELPS BOOSTS PRODUCTIVITY AND QUALITY

21-11-2014
by 
in 

Applied Machinery, one of the oldest and most respected dealers of new and used machinery in Australia, has recently installed a new Hurco CNC Vertical Machining Centre at Custom Plenum Creations in Wollongong, NSW.

Custom Plenum Creations, a fabricator of automotive parts including high performance intake manifolds, is owned and operated by Ariel Banco.

The VMC machine was purchased to assist in production of the modified intake manifolds, converting what used to be a manual process to a fully automatic one that massively speeds up the production process.

Custom Plenum Creations designs and modifies intake manifolds for all types of engines including cars, quad bikes, and jet skis – essentially anything that is petrol or diesel powered. The modifications produce a significant boost in power.

The selection of the Hurco machine was based on Mr Banco’s own personal research and feedback from other CNC users.

The exact machine, a Hurco VM20i 4-axis model was selected after lengthy discussions with Applied Machinery over an extended period of time.

The comprehensive training package that Applied Machinery provides with all new Hurco machines provided Mr Banco with an insight into the machine's many capabilities and features.

Mr Banco was delighted with the machine's user friendliness.

“For someone that had never used a CNC machine before to be able to program it from day one is testament to just how easy the Hurco machine is to use,” Mr Banco said.

“The efficiency that the new Hurco machine brings is literally staggering. I simply take the design I have prepared on my computer, program it into the machine, set it in motion and walk away. The machine then carries out the modification while I can get onto other jobs,” Mr Banco said.

“Aside from the huge productivity and efficiency gains, another key benefit of the machine is that it allows for far greater accuracy and repeatability. The machine can continue to do the same thing over and over again which allows me to build up stock levels thereby allowing me to supply customers immediately,” Mr Banco added.

Mr Banco reports that throughout the whole pre and post purchase process Applied Machinery’s service has shone through. From the initial answering of numerous questions through to the actual delivery of the machine he has found the service from Applied Machinery outstanding.

“Since I’ve had the machine delivered back in early July I’ve had two other representatives from Applied come out and check up on how the machine is performing. That’s just great service,” said Mr Banco.

“Quite simply, the Hurco VMC will allow me to produce the very best intake manifolds without any compromise.”

With the many benefits that the Hurco Machine has already provided the future is looking bright for Custom Plenum Creations.

Mr Banco is conducting R&D into radiator and intercooling systems and other initiatives are on the drawing board.

Certainly other Hurco machines from Applied Machinery could be on the agenda.

 

Applied Machinery Australia Pty Ltd

Ph: 03 9706 8066

www.appliedmachinery.com.au

Related news & editorials

  1. When it comes to hair restraints, the most common colour hair nets and beard covers that Harcor supply is white. In most cases this colour is ideal but there are some exceptions.
    24.02.2021
    24.02.2021
    by      In
    The colour of your disposable hygiene apparel is a significant consideration that can differ for food services and manufacturing environments.
    Harcor, a company specialising in hygiene apparel, says that it is always advisable that a manufacturer who uses disposable safety apparel considers its... Read More
  2. TRUCONNECT Remote Monitoring can be added to Konecranes equipment as well as cranes made by other manufacturers.
    24.02.2021
    24.02.2021
    by      In , In
    Nearly all industries depend on electric overhead travelling cranes (EOTs) for their heavyweight maintenance, manufacturing and process needs.
    With this resurgence in demand for EOT cranes, there is a renewed focus on achieving the highest standards of reliability, cost-efficiency and safety.
    “As... Read More
  3. Michell’s combination of the HygroCal 100 humidity validator with the Optidew 401 chilled mirror hygrometer is both reliable and affordable, placing in-house calibrations, with all their benefits, in the reach of more companies.
    24.02.2021
    24.02.2021
    by      In
    The ability to perform traceable humidity calibrations of probes in-house is now within the reach of more users – thanks to a package offered by Michell Instruments available from AMS Instrumentation & Calibration.
    The benefits of performing calibrations in-house include less process downtime... Read More
  4. BST is proud to present iBase’s SI-324 AMD Ryzen Embedded V-Series with AMD Vega GPU and Four HDMI.
    22.02.2021
    22.02.2021
    by      In
    A new digital signage player boasting superb power and features is now available from Backplane Systems Technology.
    BST is proud to present iBase’s SI-324 AMD Ryzen Embedded V-Series with AMD Vega GPU and Four HDMI.
    The SI-324 is a 4K digital signage player powered by the new AMD Ryzen Embedded... Read More
Products
Suppliers