Manufacturing Success Stories

Bustech Factory Tour

Holden Racing Team driver Jack Perkins speaks to Mark Cleave, General Manager and Chief Engineer of Bustech, about John Hart's role as key supplier of advanced manufacturing technologies.

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Easy to use CNC automation system

See just how easy it is to configure and run the CellPro CNC automation system.

CellPro is a pre-engineered robotic machine tending system for Mazak machines offering unrivalled ease of use, flexibility and efficiency.

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Metal chip briquetting FAQ

Command metal chip briquetters are John Hart’s range of USA built briquette machines which are designed and built by John Hart USA from the ground up, to process all types of metal chips and metal swarf into briquettes, resulting in many benefits to the end user.

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Briquetting makes money for Dahlquist Machine

In the bustling northern city of Minneapolis, MN sits the long established and well respected precision job shop Dahlquist Machine. Established in 1969, Dahlquist Machine specializes in the machining of light metals, aluminium, and plastics.

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Production Engineering leads the way with a Command briquetter

Averaging over 10,000 pounds of aluminum chips per month, Production Engineering identified that their scrap chips were causing problems. They had an overall lack of control of their scrap metal, potential environmental issues, lost factory space, additional freight cost, lost coolant, and unrealized value in their scrap metal.

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Coolant Recovery – Command G series

Coolant recovery is one of the often overlooked benefits of briquetting. During the machining process, coolant will become trapped within metal chips, and as a result coolant will be removed along with it.

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Command technical highlight: CommandWare

The CommandWare software provides users with an easy to use and efficient briquetting machine interface system. The software offers a logical approach to briquetting machine operation and fault finding.

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The Command G6 Briquetter compacts 4140 steel

We put the Command G6 through it’s paces at our R&D facility here in Melbourne by running a batch of heavy duty 4140 steel. While most briquetters like to say they can process heavy duty steel, very few can say they achieve good compaction ratios and coolant recovery.

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hyperMILL enables complete milling of impellers

Customers of Polygona AG, based in Jona, Switzerland, testify to the excellent technical level of their impellers, even though the company began production only two years ago. Polygona’s debut in this industry was able to succeed thanks to assistance from a machine tool manufacturer and OPEN MIND Technologies AG as their CAD/CAM supplier.

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Optimal 5-axis processing at C. & E. FEIN GmbH with hyperMILL

C. & E. FEIN GmbH, the leading maker of professional power tools for metal-working, automotive and interior applications, will use the hyperMILL CAM system from OPEN MIND Technologies AG. The resulting seamless integrated process chain, will guarantee a consistently high level of quality and precision from product development to production.

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hyperMILL adds to wedded bliss at Alfred Terry

North London based Alfred Terry & Sons has been making jewellery for around 100 years. Specialising in gem set products including wedding bands, pendants and earrings, most designs incorporate diamonds or semi-precious stones such as sapphires and rubies.

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Delivering growth with OPEN MIND

As a family owned business established since 1973, Long & Marshall Ltd has seen its fair share of downturns and recessions over the last 35 years. However, the Havant based subcontract manufacturer to the aerospace, defence, medical and F1 industries believes its investment in technology and highly skilled staff will not only maintain but generate business through the current economic climate.

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Azimut works with hyperMILL like a fish in water

That’s what good NC paths should be like: smooth, round and effective to machine. hyperMILL from OPEN MIND creates such NC paths, for milling dream yachts, for example. And that’s why the famous Italian shipyard, Azimut-Benetti, uses the software from Germany. The result is better boats and greater cost effectiveness.

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