GENERAL ELECTRIC caters for the increasing demand for the production of increasingly larger componentsImproves the key manufacturing processes for complex pieces

Challenge

Reduce the number of set-ups in the machining of submarine valves.

Solution

  • SORALUCE FR floor type milling-boring machine and SORALUCE KB-150-W horizontal boring machine
  • High-power, high-rigidity machines for excellent stock removal
  • Efficient machining of inconel, high alloy steel, etc.
  • Automatic head changing system and special tools
  • High-pressure internal cooling
  • Management of the machine and machining process with all peripheral devices

“Combined with our desire to simplify complex set-ups,… SORALUCE could also provide a number of additional technology features that other suppliers couldn’t.”

  • Jim Spark
  • Global Machining Leader
  • General Electric

General Electric

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Improves the key manufacturing processes for complex pieces

Jim Spark the Global Machining Leader at General Electric says:

Combined with our [method] of simplifying complexity and the number of piece set-ups… SORALUCE has also provided a series of additional technological characteristics that other suppliers could not do.

GE Oil & Gas, a world leader in advanced technology equipment and services for the oil and gas industry, has invested in SORALUCE to not only ensure it can continue to provide the capacity to meet the rising demand for producing increasingly larger workpieces, but also to maintain its position as a cost-effective manufacturer of a wide range of exploration and production equipment.

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