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Broaching of Automotive Parts

Broaching Machines for AutomotiveBroaching Machine Specialties Company (BMS) partners with automotive parts suppliers to optimize manufacturing and production processes through broaching. BMS offers new and remanufactured machine options tailored to meet its’ customer budget and production requirements.

Broaching for Automotive Suppliers

Incorporated in 1946, Broaching Machine Specialties has supplied turnkey broaching systems to automotive suppliers throughout the world. BMS has machines in automotive production facilities on every continent (except Antarctica, of course).

Broaching, if done properly, is the most efficient metal removal method available. It is best suited for the high volume, tight tolerance applications typically seen in the automotive industry. Once properly set-up, broaching produces excellent repeatability and part finish better than what can be achieved with most other metal removal methods. The BMS line of broaching machines offers un-equalled rigidity and durability which is critical to uninterrupted production of precision automotive parts.

Automotive Part Broaching

Electro-Mate Broaching Machine from BMSThe BMS in-house engineering team has over 60 years combined experience designing broaching machines, broach tools, broaching fixtures and automation. BMS engineers utilize the lasted 3-D modeling software to design application specific tooling for any broaching application and have extensive experience with automotive components including braking systems, engines, drivetrain, transmission and steering components just to name a few. Whether a project requires a new or re-manufactured broaching machine, BMS is dedicated to partnering with its customers to provide the most durable and serviceable machines.

Broach Machine Service and Maintenance

As for service, BMS offers best in class service and support. And we service not only what we sell, but other broaching machines as well, regardless of where in the world they are located. Having built and serviced broaching machines built by every broaching company in the US, BMS service technicians are among the most talented and knowledgable in the industry.

Turnkey Production Broaching Machines

Dyna-Mate Broaching Machine from BMSIf your production requirements don’t justify capital equipment expenditure or if you need prototype work done, BMS has production ready broaching machines on our floor to run your production or develop and try-out tooling and produce prototypes parts. Prototype tooling can often be re-utilized for production runs or as part of the tooling package on a turnkey machine thus saving time and money.

We work with our customers to create a trusting, long-term relationship that supports your needs now and in the future. BMS offers high quality broaching machines and tooling services at a competitive price, keeping your costs low and your machines running. We are dedicated to your success.

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Visit Broaching Machine Specialties at IMTS September 8

Find BMS at IMTS September 8 through 13

Electro-Mate Broaching Machine from BMSThe International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) is held every two years at McCormack Place in Chicago, Illinois and it features the top technologies and companies in the manufacturing industry.  Below are the details of the show and where you can find BMS and see the Electro-Mate Broaching Machine:

Find the Broaching Machine Specialties Booth at IMTS

Where: McCormack Place, Chicago, Illinois (click here for a map)
When: September 8 through 13
Booth and Location: N-7229 (click here for a floor plan)

Are you planning on visiting us? Let us know ahead of time. We look forward to seeing you!

Electro-Mate Broaching Machine Featured at IMTS

The Electro-Mate is the flagship broaching machine offered by BMS.  The following machine will be on display at IMTS 2014:

  • Machine Capacity: 15 Tons, 54” Stroke
  • SKF Rollerscrew Drive
  • Emerson Drives and Motors
  • Allen-Bradley Controls

Electro-Mate Broaching machine Diagram from BMSThe Electro-Mate is an electric drive-table-up vertical broaching machine that offers the following unique capabilities for internal broaching applications:

  • Approximately 50% less floor space required than traditional broaching machines
  • No hydraulic oil to buy or dispose of
  • Less machine maintenance required
  • Lower electric cost due to motors running “on demand” only
  • Less heat created and dissipated into your plant
  • Quieter operation
  • Better part finish
  • Better tool life
  • Load and unload at floor level
  • No pit or work platform required
  • Programmable stroke length

What You Get When You Choose BMS as Your Partner in Broaching

  • The most durable and easily serviced new and re-manufactured broaching machines available on the market
  • Machines that can withstand the most demanding production environments
  • Best in class service and support
  • Single source responsibility
  • A trusted, lifetime partner that will stand with you and support your ongoing broaching operations

If your organization is seeking to improve part quality, reduce downtime, and optimize your broaching operations, then contact the broaching experts at BMS today!!

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Broaching for AR15 Magwells and Barrel Extensions

When it comes to maintaining tight tolerances for a specialty product or part such as lower receiver magwells or barrel extensions for the AR-15, broaching is the natural choice. An increase in productivity and precision finishes are only a few of the advantages that production broaching offers. Let’s look at a few more:

Broaching of AR-15 Lower Receivers and Barrel Extensions

When considering broaching of the AR-15 magwell and barrel extension, BMS stands at the ready for immediate high volume production work. Below are the additional advantages that broach and Broaching Machine Specialties in particular offer to manufacturers of the AR-15:

  • Broaching is far less costly on a per-piece basis than EDM
  • Part finish produced by broaching is superior to EDM
  • Broaching is extremely fast and efficient
  • Barrel extension broaching takes less than 20 seconds per part
  • Lower receiver mag well broaching takes less than 30 seconds per part
  • FFL (Federal Firearms License) application in process and expected by the end of May 2014
  • BMS can also provide New or re-manufactured turnkey broaching systems tooled for lower receivers or barrel extensions

Manufacturers of the AR-15 Rifle Choose BMS

Manufacturers of the AR-15 seek dependability, accuracy, and quality from a trusted supplier like Broaching Machine Specialties. If your organization is seeking top-quality broaching services and timely deliveries then we encourage you to contact us today and see why BMS offers your company a competitive advantage.

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Production Broaching, Tooling and Turnkey Broaching Systems for the AR-15 Assault Rifle

Brief History on the AR15

The AR15 was designed in 1957 by Jim Sullivan, Bob Fremont, and Eugene Stoner as a service rifle and semi-automatic rifle.

Still in service today, the AR15 which is also referred to as the AR-15 are both trademarks registered to Colt Industries which is one of manufacturers for the weapon. The other weapons manufacturers include AramLite, Bushmaster, Rock River Arms, Stag Arms, DPMS Panther Arms, and a few others.

The AR-15 is legal to own in Australia, The United States, Austria, Canada, Finland, Germany, France, Italy, Ireland, Sweden, South Africa, and UK.

Increased Demand of AR-15 Rifles

Demand from consumers in the United States for the AR-15 has skyrocketed making it one of the most popular weapons to own in America. In fact, late in December of 2012 ammunition supplier Brownells reported selling more than 3 year’s worth of ammunition for AR-15 magazines in just 3 days.

Production Broaching, Tooling and Turnkey Broaching Systems for the AR-15

A very important aspect to the manufacturing of parts for the AR-15 rifle is broaching. Broaching Machine Specialties (BMS) is equipped for production broaching of the AR-15 that includes the following:

  • Custom tooling that is production ready with open time for the broaching of AR-15 lower receiver magwells and barrel extensions.
  • The provision of new or reconditioned turnkey broaching systems for either of these applications.
  • The ability to build broaching cutting tools and fixtures for either of these applications.
  • Specific experience with the delivery of numerous broaching systems, both vertical and horizontal for both of these applications.

Top Weapons Manufacturers Choose BMS

Dependability, accuracy and quality not to mention pricing and delivery are key attributes that top weapons manufacturers of the AR-15 rifle seek in a trusted supplier like Broaching Machine Specialties. Our ability to take a custom specification and transform it into a usable end product by providing tooling, machines or production broaching services is what separates BMS from all other companies in the broaching industry. Contact us today and see why.

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