At Liebherr - Aerospace Lindenberg GmbH, Germany a new roxor robot shot peening machine with TBM control systems was successful commissioned. Liebherr - Aerospace is known as a leading supplier for aircraft air management, flight control and landing gears systems as well as gearboxes.
MFN Metal Finishing News spoke to Mr. Silvester Tribus, CEO and Mr. Urs Tobler, Head of Peening Controls, of TBM Automation AG. Today TBM is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of controls, sensors and flow meters for the aerospace and automotive industries.
At Lufthansa Technik in Hamburg two wet blasting machines with Siemens Sinumerik 840D sl CNC control systems were successful commissioned. These two upgraded Baiker equipment allow parts from aircraft engines to be machined.
At Denel Aviation in Johannesburg, South Africa a Beckhoff CNC control for a shot peening machine was successfully put into operation. Denel Aviation manufactures parts for Airbus with this equipment.