HELLER solutions at Bitzer

Bitzer
General mechanical engineering
Fluid technology
4-axis machining centers H

Identical, high level standards

With 3,400 employees, the BITZER Group of Companies is the world's largest manufacturer of refrigerant compressors. Changing over to HELLER machining centers presented a major challenge for our Maintenance department.

Task

  • high availability and quality standards without optional upgrades
  • manufacturing on demand
  • immediate, reliable service following scheduled shutdowns
  • fast and reliable service
  • previous machines replaced within a short time and without prolonged production downtime

Project scope & solution

  • two H 6000 4-axis machining centres
  • chain-type magazine for 150 tools and function enabling up to 35 kg of tool weight

Result

  • availability of over 95%
  • technology leap with machining speeds
  • no tool change failures due to position or weight
  • good accessibility for setting the workpieces

Customer testimonial

HELLER Lösungen bei Bitzer: Kundenstimme

Frank Brunner

Head of Manufacturing and Production Engineering at Bitzer

"For me, it was much more important to have found, in HELLER, a manufacturer whose machines are able to meet our high standards without extensive options."