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Customer-specific solutions with measurable results

Georges Pernoud SA: machining of individual cast-ion workpieces using economically efficient and precise automation

Task Setting

  • Fast and economically efficient production of individual workpieces
  • Increased machine running times at highest productivity
  • High machine availability
  • High degree of automation
  • Complete 5-axis machining
  • Horizontal machining of pockets at high chip removal rates

Project scope and solution

  • One HELLER 5-axis machining centre model MCH 350-C
  • Process-optimised machine configuration, customised to requirements of injection moulding and die casting
  • Tool magazine for 234 tools with tool cleaning device
  • Tool wear and breakage monitoring by laser
  • Rotary pallet magazine with 6 places
  • 3D checking of workpiece conformity via gripper arm provides high precision


  • 24h production of complex individual workpieces and mould frames
  • Economically efficient and automated precise production of individual and diverse workpieces on each pallet
  • Increased competitiveness due to new machining options (complete machining of complex die casting moulds, large and complex individual workpieces)
  • High precision and extremely short lead times
  • MCH 350-C in operation at Pernoud

    MCH 350-C in operation at Pernoud


Contact HELLER Machine Tools

Heller Machine Tools L.P.
1225 Equity Drive
Troy, Michigan USA 48084
Tel: +1 248 658 6600
Fax: +1 248 288 9560

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