(248) 471-4500

Archive for the ‘Used’ Category

Proper Maintenance Makes For Reliable Broaching Machines

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Is your organization seeking a more reliable broaching operation in 2015?

Electro-Mate Broaching Machine from BMSOne area to consider evaluating immediately is the maintenance. Although broaching machines can be relatively simple beasts, proper maintenance is critical to keeping them in operation and making quality parts. Properly maintaining a broaching machine offers the following key benefits:

  • Avoidance of catastrophic failures
  • Increased safety for machine operators
  • Increased machine reliability and durability
  • Better tool life
  • Improved part quality

Broaching Machine Maintenance

Broaching Machines manufactured or remanufactured by BMS are designed and built with the reliability and durability required by tight tolerance production environments. However, both new and remanufactured broaching machines still require regular maintenance to maintain consistent performance and reliable operation.

To that end, Broaching Machine Specialties offers a 20 Point Broaching Machine Service and Maintenance Program performed by experienced expert technicians that helps you to achieve the highest quality and most reliable broaching operation possible. Elements of the BMS 20 Point Broaching Machine Service Program include:

  • Mechanical Inspection and Maintenance [Learn More]
  • Electrical Inspection and Maintenance [Learn More]
  • Hydraulic Inspection and Maintenance [Learn More]
  • Coolant System Inspection and Maintenance [Learn More]

The Service Advantage from Broaching Machine Specialties

BMS is THE industry leader in the rebuilding, servicing and tooling of broaching machines built by any manufacturer. Regardless of whose name is on the machine, BMS has expert service personnel to keep the machine running when you need it most.
Contact us today to learn how we can help your organization meet and exceed its goals of a more efficient production environment with a properly maintained broaching machine from BMS.

Contact Broaching Machine Specialties

Production Benefits of Reconditioned Broaching Machines

Saturday, August 2nd, 2014

Best Quality Broaching MachinesIf your production requirements are extremely high, or if a very high tolerance level is required, Complete Remanufacturing may be the best option to pursue. Remanufactured broaching machines offer the best possible part tolerances and the new machine dependability that is required to stand up to the most demanding manufacturing environments.

Don’t be fooled by lower cost machine tool generalists. Broaching Machine Specialties offers the gold standard in remanufactured broaching machines. Every part of the machine is either remanufactured or replaced with the latest components.

Complete Remanufacturing of Broaching Machines

Complete Remanufacturing includes the following services:

Basic Machine Evaluation

  • Completely disassemble machine
  • Re-machine machine ram(s)
  • Regrind machine ways
  • Reassemble and refit all components to new machine specifications

Hydraulic System

  • Rebuild main hydraulic pump
  • Rebuild auxiliary pumps
  • Main cylinder rods reground and re-chromed
  • Hydraulic valves reconditioned or rebuilt
  • New seals and gaskets installed
  • All components reassembled and installed
  • Hydraulic diagram provided

Electrical System

  • Design and build panel to NFPA79 and customer specifications
  • Latest model PLC
  • Touchscreen HMI
  • Electric motor disassembled and cleaned, new bearings installed
  • All new wiring and conduit
  • Wire 220/440 volts, 3 phase, 50 cycle
  • Electrical diagram provided

Lube System

  • Provide and install Graco lubricating system

Coolant System

  • New coolant pump
  • Install new piping to work area

General Machine Labeling and Painting

  • Painted customer’s choice of colors (single color, industrial enamel)

Broaching Machine Warranty

A broaching machine that is remanufactured by BMS is backed by a One Year Warranty.

When quality counts and budgets need to be met, you can rely on a remanufactured broaching machine from BMS to achieve and exceed your requirements.

Contact Broaching Machine Specialties

Used Broaching Machines Customized to Meet Your Budget

Saturday, August 2nd, 2014

Top Quality Broaching MachinesBMS is the industry leader in the rebuilding, servicing and tooling of used broaching machines. With over 450 used broaching machines and used broach tool sharpening machines in stock, BMS boasts the “World’s Largest Inventory” of used broaching equipment.

Used machines from BMS are offered with many different service level options:

As-Is Broaching Machines

As-Is machines are offered with a 30-Day return privilege and BMS has hard to find spare parts in stock to support your broaching operations as long as you own the machine.

Cleaned and Cycled Broaching Machines

This level of service includes the following:

  • Transfer machine to BMS manufacturing facility
  • Clean hydraulic tank and fill with hydraulic fluid
  • Connect electrical power and cycle machine
  • Provide list of recommended repairs, if any, and quote as desired
  • Training of your personnel on the operation and maintenance of the machine

Reconditioned Broaching Machines

If you have a tight budget, yet require a reliable machine on your floor quickly, a reconditioned broaching machine fits the bill. Often, used machines in our inventory are in very good condition and a simple “reconditioning” will result in a reliable machine that will produce quality parts for the rest of its life.

Reconditioning includes the following services:

Base Machine

  • Remove existing tooling, disassemble, clean and power wash machine
  • Reconnect utilities (electrical and hydraulic)
  • Cycle machine and test functionality of all systems
  • Repair as required

Main and Handling Slides

  • Inspect ways, gibs and wipers
  • Adjust ways to minimize clearance, as required

Main Slide Cylinder

  • Inspect for wear and leaks
  • Replace cylinder seals and wipers
  • Repair as required

Handling Slide Cylinders

  • Inspect for wear and leaks
  • Replace cylinder seals and wipers
  • Repair as required

Hydraulic System

  • Remove tank cover and thoroughly clean reservoir
  • Rebuild hydraulic pumps
  • Inspect hoses and connections for leaks
  • Inspect lines for pinches and brakes
  • Inspect hydraulic valves
  • Repair as required

Electrical System

  • Thoroughly clean interior of main electrical panel and junction boxes
  • Inspect wires and connections
  • Inspect conduit for pinches and brakes
  • Inspect electrical switches
  • Repair as required
  • New Electrical Systems are available at additional cost

Coolant System

  • Rebuild coolant pump
  • Inspect coolant lines for rigidity, leaks and cracks
  • Install cooling lines to work table
  • Repair as required

Lube System

  • Cycle system and inspect pump, meter blocks and lines for proper operation
  • Repair as required

Painting, Tags, and Labels

  • The machine will be painted with industrial enamel to customer’s choice of color. (Single color scheme)
  • Appropriate tags and labels will be applied as required

One Year Broaching Machine Warranty

A broaching machine that is reconditioned by BMS is backed by a One Year Warranty. This means that should the machine require service on any of the above systems, BMS will come to your location and repair it at our expense.

Contact Broaching Machine Specialties

Broaching Solutions for Any Application Production Requirement or Budget

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

Broaching Machine Specialties Company offers a wide range of broaching solutions to help you optimize your broaching operations. Whatever the broaching application, BMS can offer a “customized broaching solution” to fit your production requirement or budget. We partner with our clients to tailor a broaching solution that suits your unique broaching environment. Whether your production volumes are 50,000 or 500,000 BMS has a wide range of new and used broaching machine options that we can customize to meet your budget.

Success Is a Mindset

BMS has been in business since 1946. For the past 68 years, we have provided our customers with customized broaching solutions specifically designed and manufactured to meet their particular broaching applications and specifications. Regardless of the industry, BMS can offer a new or remanufactured turnkey broaching solution that will yield precision parts, made to exacting tolerances. BMS machines are built to withstand the most demanding production environments and we stand behind our equipment to ensure that you get the most out of your broaching operations.

New and Custom Built Broaching Machines

Electro-Mate Broaching Machine from BMSBMS offers a wide variety of new broaching machines designed to the strictest customer specifications.

The KEY-MATE, is an economically priced internal horizontal broaching machine for lighter duty applications.

The UNIVERSAL is optimal for surface broaching applications that require longer strokes and higher tonnage.

The ELECTRO-MATE is an electro-mechanically powered table-up internal broaching machine, designed and built to last a lifetime.

The CRUISER is a high-speed surface vertical broaching machine, with cutting speeds up to 120 FPM to maximize part output.

The BMS DUAL RAM is a twin slide surface broaching machine for high volume applications or applications that require 2 or more cutting strokes to finish.

The GP, is the perfect machine for heavier duty, but lower volume pull broaching applications.

The MINI-MATE, is a cost effective light duty internal pull down vertical broaching machine ideally suited for the cell environment.

BMS also designs and build custom machines for unique broaching applications.

Used Broaching Machine Options and Broaching Machine Parts and Service

If your production volume or budget doesn’t justify a new broaching machine, BMS offers used or remanufactured machine options from our inventory of over 400 used broaching machines. And if it’s a replacement part you need, BMS inventories spare parts for nearly every broaching machine built in the US going back to the 1940s. Call us first for that hard to find part.

And if your machine is down and needs service, BMS has on staff service technicians to help you keep your machine in operation when you need it most. Talk to the BMS sales team about our Expert 20-Point Service and Maintenance Program!!

Superior Broaching Machine Quality

Customized broaching solutions designed by BMS are of superior quality and competitively priced to help you keep your costs low and your machines running!

BMS partners with our customers to create and maintain mutually rewarding long-term relationships. Our superior customer service starts from the initial interaction and continues as long as you need us because we are completely dedicated to your success.

Contact Broaching Machine Specialties