The more companies that find value in reducing setup times, increased efficiency and new levels of profitability – the more we listen to what questions people have about the 4 Slide-NC.
Our next generation servo technology and innovative control system will bring a new and exciting standard of manufacturing to your facility.
What makes Bihler 4 Slide-NC machinery so different? Why is it better?
Thanks to next-generation servo technology of the Bihler 4 Slide-NC provides unmatched levels of productivity and operational efficiency. For 38 years, Bihler has been regarded as a high-quality machine manufacturer in the U.S. market. It’s part of the Bihler Group Companies. Bihler is among the most highly recognized and respected machine manufacturers in Europe.
What are some of the benefits of Bihler 4 Slide-NC technology?
Bihler 4 Slide-NC machines offer highly efficient production of strip and wire parts even in small batch sizes. With extremely short set-up times and increased production speeds, lot sizes can be processed in as much as 50% less time enabling you to rapidly respond to short-term customer requests.
Is Bihler 4 Slide-NC machinery easy to operate?
Bihler 4 Slide-NC machines are available with VariControl VC1. Installed in a stand-alone control cabinet, its 15” TFT touchscreen offers simple operation and programming of the individual control and servo modules.
How does Bihler 4 Slide-NC machinery compare to my current 4 Slide equipment?
The following chart shows some important reasons why Bihler 4 Slide-NC is the new standard.
|Feature||4 Slide||4 Slide-NC|
|Setup Time||1-8 hours per setup||About 0.5 hours per setup|
|Tooling||Existing||Compatible to old systems|
|Service||Discontinued, no service available||Full Service from Bihler of America|
|Tool Protection||Not existing or with external devices||Integrated in Control|
|Productivity||Existing run rate||Potential for up to 200% increased productivity|
What about my current 4 Slide manufacturing machinery?
Bihler 4 Slide-NC has a unique modular concept that’s non-servo conformable. That means with only minor replacement of parts, it can easily adapt to a wide range of non-servo 4 Slide machines. An investment in next-generation Bihler 4 Slide technology can become immediately profitable by running your existing tools on it.
What kind of cost savings can be expected with Bihler 4 Slide-NC technology?
With Bihler 4 Slide-NC technology manufacturing time can be reduced by almost as much as 25%