Visitors to Advanced Engineering 2019 will be presented with manufacturing solutions specifically designed for the advanced materials market, demonstrating the experience and technological innovation that has characterised Biesse in the wood, glass and stone industries for almost 50 years and how it is now applied to the advanced materials market.
Five years after making its début in the advanced materials sector, Biesse now offers machining solutions for a wide variety of markets and applications including plastics, composite materials, foam and light alloys as well carbon fibre, patterns and moulds. This has enabled Biesse to experience growth beyond expectations, seeing a 300% increase in sales in three years.
Technology available today includes 3 and 5 axis CNC, Thermoformers, panel saws, sanders and waterjet cutting systems.
5 axis CNC
The Materia range of 5 axis machining centres offer high speed processing of thermoformed plastics, composites and aluminium. The 5 axis head offers the ability to machine complex shapes and can be configured with continuous rotation. In addition, control systems from OSAI, Siemens and Heidenheim are available
Terma, produced by world renowned designer Fraccaro and Ideally suited for truck, bus and aerospace applications can process a wide range of sheet thicknesses and finishes of plastic materials and utilises combination of mould and vacuum to provide perfect finishing and cutting accuracy.
Customers can also rely on the support of a sales and service structure consisting of 100 staff based in the UK that includes technical support and field based engineers. In addition, a Tech Centre is available for product trials, testing and demos.
“Biesse is well placed to cater for UK business expansion in the field of plastic, composite and thermoformed components. With consultative sales support, UK based technical assistance and the financial strength of the Biesse Group, we look forward to welcoming businesses to our stand.” commented Ian Croft Commercial Manager of Biesse UK Advanced Materials Division.