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The latest news and information from Bilsing Automation.

BILSING ANNOUNCES EHLA LASER CLADDING SERVICE Extremely High-Speed Laser Metal Deposition For Wear and Corrosion Resistance

Bilsing Automation has announced the implementation of EHLA, a laser cladding process using high-speed Laser Metal Deposition (LMD) that helps protect components from corrosion and wear. As compared to hard chrome plating, thermal spraying and traditional LMD, EHLA provides an economically feasible and environmentally friendly alternative for coating surfaces in less time. This technology has...

Bilsing Announces Servo-Driven Carbon Fiber T-Beam for High-Speed Tandem Presses: Flexibility to Meet Varying Production Requirements

Bilsing Automation has announced the availability of its servo-controlled Carbon Fiber (CF) T-Beams designed for high speed tandem presses. Offering interchangeable tooling, the T-beams deliver speed and flexibility to the automotive stamping industry, where there is an increasing need to handle multiple parts produced from a single stamping die. The Bilsing CF T-beams meet the...

Bilsing Automation N.A. Adds Visionary Manufacturing Solutions as a Distributor

Bilsing Automation North America, a leading supplier of automated tooling and material handling solutions, has announced the addition of Visionary Manufacturing Solutions (VMS), headed by Hunter Coe, to its dealer network for the Eastern United States and Canadian territories.

Bilsing Announces Laser Metal Deposition Repair Services for Aero Components and Automotive Dies

Bilsing Automation has announced the addition of laser metal deposition (LMD), an additive manufacturing process also known as laser cladding, to its service offerings for the repair of aviation components such as landing gear bearing rings and automotive stamping or casting dies. As compared to traditional cladding processes, such as thermal spray or arc welding,...

Bilsing Automation Announces New Adjustable Tooling Unit for the Pressroom

Bilsing Automation has announced the availability new swivel unit tooling for use in the pressroom, a flexible solution to address the trend of reducing the number of operations in a press line by producing more parts via a single stamping. Whereas most products can only be used at a specific tilting angle, the Bilsing swivel...

Bilsing Automation Shortens Tooling Launch Time with Process Digitalization

Bilsing Automation GmbH, a supplier of automated tooling for the pressroom, bodyshop and other industries, has implemented a Digital Transformation strategy across its design and build processes, helping customers achieve error-free launches in a shorter time frame and improving the overall customer experience. To achieve this, Bilsing is leveraging the power of automated Product Knowledge...

Bilsing Announces Laser Hardening Service for Automotive Dies

Bilsing Automation has announced the addition of laser heat treating (LHT) for hardening of automotive forming and stamping dies to its service offerings. As compared to other heat treatment methodologies, LHT consistently delivers higher quality dies faster and at less cost. Laser heat treating enables precise application of the laser beam to the work spot...

Bilsing Announces New Compact Shifting Gripper for the Pressroom

Bilsing Automation has announced the availability of a new feed gripper with extension capability for use in 2- and 3-axis transfer press lines as well as destacking applications. These new aluminum grippers weigh only 2.27 lbs. (1.013 Kilos), making them about 13 lbs. (6 Kilos) lighter than competitive products. This enables faster transfer movement speed...

Bilsing Automation Announces Spring Suction Cup Holder for Automated Racking

Bilsing Automation has announced the availability of its spring suction cup holders the offer high precision during high speed lateral operations such as automated stacking in the pressroom. These spring assemblies are used with gripping systems and robot arms, helping adjust to variation in height by providing consistent cup pressure when picking up each panel....

Bilsing Automation Offers New Lightweight, Compact Single Pipe Robotic Tooling

Bilsing Automation has announced new single pipe tooling for robotic applications featuring quick release connect and disconnect couplings and bayonets. Appropriate for cold and hot stamping, as well as other automation applications, this tooling is easy to configure, has a compact design to minimize collisions and has many Industry 4.0 features including numerous electric signals,...

Part-Handling Choices for Advancing Automation

When talking of automation advancements in manufacturing circles, software, controls and robotics often take center stage. However, how about the tooling necessary for transferring parts to and from forming presses? "The material from which such tooling is made can be a game-changer when it comes to automating part flow", says Tom Garant, general manager of...

Bilsing Automation Announces Enhanced Carbon Fiber T-Booms at FABTECH

In booth #A1307 at FABTECH 2019, Bilsing will display its enhanced carbon fiber T-boom tooling, which includes a 15% increase in carbon fiber (CF) stiffness as well as modifications to the profile for easier joining via the company’s special fastening technology. By improving the stiffness of the tool, there is less vibration and deflection for...

Bilsing Automation Launches New Website

Bilsing Automation has announced at FABTECH 2019 its newly designed website at www.bilsing-automation.com to promote its tooling systems and services. The new site reflects Bilsing’s brand colors and look as well as featuring a larger product gallery and more videos as compared to its last site. Additionally, the site is available in German and English.

Bilsing Automation Announces Next Generation Carbon Fiber Tooling

Bilsing Automation has announced its next generation ultra-high modulus pitch carbon fiber composite tooling featuring 15% stiffer fibers for increased strength and less deflection. Potential composite tooling applications include crossbar beams, loading and unloading beams, destacking beams, panel loading t-booms, and tooling supports for the body shop pressroom, injection molding and other applications.

Bilsing Automation Offers Complete Transporting and Gripping Solutions for Hot Forming

At FABTECH 2019 in booth #A1307, Bilsing Automation is highlighting its line of beams, grippers (clamps), vacuum cups and couplings designed to withstand the high temperature environment of hot forming, which is being increasingly used to process today’s lightweight, advanced steels.

Bilsing Automation Expands Capability with Bilsing Werkzeugbau

Bilsing Automation GmbH, a supplier of automated tooling, has announced a new Bilsing company, Bilsing Werkzeugbau GmbH in Iserlohn, Germany. This new company expands Bilsing’s capability into the design and manufacture of complex dies/tools such as heat and acoustic shields for cars.

Bilsing Automation Announces New Facility in Spain

Bilsing Automation Ibérica SL, a leading supplier of automated tooling solutions for the automotive pressroom, hotforming, bodyshop, injection molding, hydroforming, packaging, fabrication and other applications, announced its move to a new facility at Pol. Ind. Can Roqueta 2, Calle Can Lletget – Nave 2, Sabadell, Spain.

Bilsing Automation Announces PSB-20 Grippers with Double Blank Detection for Hot or Cold Stamping

Bilsing Automation has expanded its family of PSB-20 pneumatic grippers (holders) to include versions that can detect the presence of double sheets of metal for both hot forming and cold forming operations. The grippers are equipped with a digital- and analog-readable sensor that inspects sheet thickness.

Bilsing Automation Introduces New Hot Forming Gripper at FABTECH

At FABTECH 2019 in booth #A1307, Bilsing Automation will feature its new PSB-20 pneumatic grippers featuring a heat protection shield designed to withstand the high temperature environment of hot forming applications required to produce B-pillar, C-Pillar or Roof frames, for ample. The PSB-20 can handle workpiece temperatures of up to 1000o C. They come with...

Bilsing Automation Relocates North American Facility

Bilsing Automation North America, a leading supplier of automated tooling solutions for the pressroom, bodyshop, injection molding, hydroforming, packaging, fabrication and other applications, has announced its move to a new facility at 20220 Cornillie Drive, Roseville, Mich. just down the street from its previous location.

Expansion of Bilsing Locations

Due to growing customer requirements regarding short delivery times as well as the need of business area expansion, 4 locations were developed in 2018. All of them were completed and moved in, in the course of the financial year. All of them were completed and moved in, in the course of the financial year. Beside...