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    Shand Engineering Case Study 2020-09-14T17:38:34+01:00
    HOW WE HELPED SHAND ENGINEERING SAVE A £120K CAPITAL SPEND
    WJS CNC Upgrade SweBend Shand

    Problem

    • Parts and support for an ageing platform could not be guaranteed by the OEM.

    • Production process reliant on supply of rolled cylinders, so quickly grinds to a halt if there is an issue with the plate rolling process.

    Solution

    • ‘Seven’ Silver CNC system was selected and pre-engineered by SweBend for retrofit upgrade to existing Roundo machine.

    BENEFITS

    • Saved £120K cost of a replacement machine.

    • Reduced secondary processing time and eliminated reworks.

    • Minimal disruption to production with just 2 days needed to complete the retrofit.

    • Intuitive control enabled operators to quickly create programs with advanced bending techniques to provide optimum geometry of the leading and trailing edges in a single pass.

    • Improved cost efficiency on production line.

    • Long term continued support and readily available spares assured.

    ABOUT SHAND ENGINEERING

    Shand Engineering Limited was incorporated in 1972 and was renowned for the fabrication of small scale hose fittings and connections. As the business evolved and expanded over the years, the company entered into the marine hose industry supplying many well-established oil companies, to aid with their offshore oil transfer.

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