Equipment Investment continues at Brauer
Brauer has just invested in the new SAGE200 ERP, CRM interactive package, from TSG, which also sees the installation of the new HP dedicated control server, this new package will allow Brauer to take much more control of the time and cost management processes which provides even greater efficiency in the market place of today.
Brauer's investing gathers more pace with the aquisition of a new D-Box laser marking machine, which will allow the full laser markng of all Toggle clamps, Industrial Wheels and castors and Air amplifier products manufactured at Brauer's Milton Keynes plant.
Brauer has successfully installed yet another Doosan, Puma Lynx 220B, 3-axis machining centre. This new investment has given Brauer the ability to manufacture turned products to 320mm diameter with a maximum speed of 5000 rpm ,this additional capacity has provided greater flexibility of through-put and has seen output times reduce by more than 35%.
Brauer now has a new full complement of Doosan turning centres, making efficiency to the customer the priority. The Doosan V850 is a vertical turning centre and has the work holding chuck positioned in a vertical upright plain, the steel billet being machined can have a maximum weight of 850kg and an overall diameter of 700mm. Brauer with its unique material handling system has high output rates for such difficult processes.
In the mid size, Brauer has the Doosan Puma 400 range of machines and the Puma 280 range of machines, with “Live” tooling, Brauer can machine complex, multi faceted parts in single set up's, thus iimproving efficiency and service to customers, whilst at the same time reducing cost.